This article contains spoilers for the series finale of Game of Thrones.

"All men must die," as the saying has it on Game of Thrones — some just go sooner than others. Or bloodier. Or better cooked.

Much of the anticipation leading up to the final season was about who would live or die, and whether the show would return to its signature habit of taking out major characters in shocking fashion. In that respect, at least, the divisive Season 8 did not disappoint, even if the execution of the executions occasionally inspired lamentations from Thrones devotees. (Even if you