Game of Thrones Season 8: Arya Stark and the White Horse scene EXPLAINED

The final scene in Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 featuring Arya Stark and a white horse has given way to many fan theories
Game of Thrones Season 8: Arya Stark and the White Horse scene EXPLAINEDGame of Thrones Season 8: Arya Stark and the White Horse scene EXPLAINED
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Game of Thrones season 8 is inching towards its end - pretty much. In the next episode, the World will know who eventually sits on the Iron Throne. We’ve literally waited for the finale since forever - and now in just a matter of one week, the 9 year long mystery will come to an end. Who will sit on the Iron Throne? Well, certainly not Cersei for sure because *spoiler alert* the former Queen meets her end. Yes, Jaime and Cersei die together in the most beautiful way, because together in the womb and together in the tomb.


Everything on Thrones is escalating rather quickly and clearly Dany has peaked her “Mad Queen” avatar. The “Breaker of Chains” (don’t know if that still holds true after watching episode 5 reached her insanity and burnt all of King's Landing. Seems like not everyone was happy with what she did (not the Internet and GOT fans, for sure). However, amidst the chaos was that one scene which brought in calmness to the entire episode. That very scene also gave birth to a lot of theories with fans wondering what it really signifies.  



We saw Arya surviving the madness which Dany created. As soon as she wakes up, she sees a pale horse with a beautiful mane drenched in blood standing in front of her. They share a light moment and we see Arya sitting on it and riding off somewhere. One of the most hyped and anticipated theory is that Arya is Death. According to Christian religious imagery, the scene was a leaf out of the Bible signifying death and the four horsemen of Apocalypse.


While many believe that it has references with the Bible, we also have a crew that believes that the horse is indeed a Stark member. There’s a theory revolving around which states that Bran warged into the horse to save his sister. While many stated that Ned Stark’s horse was also white, so it could mean a possible comeback of the nobel man.



Given how season 8 is shaping, one major possibility is that horse is a horse and there is nothing more to it. Given that the show is just one episode away from its completion we don’t think that the makers will delve in deep into making the series more complex things.


What do you think does the horse scene signify? Do you think Arya will be the one to kill Dany? Comment below and let us know.


Arya died

Arya came in a white horse , Arya left in a white horse .Horses recognise riders, you know .

It looks like her aunt Leanna came to the rescue with a white horse

The white horse resembles Aryas turn from death to life.

She is choosing to turn from one path before falling over the edge.

Need loved her and would want her to save herself live long and be happy.

I think she returns to marry Gendry!

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I think it harkens back to the 1981 film called "Dragonslayer", where at the end of the film, a horse appears to carry the hero and his female companion, off into the sunset, so to speak.

That was the horse of the leader of the Golden Company. The gold trappings give it away. No animals we're harmed in the Dragon Queens attack.

Twin Lannister's old horse. Blood on that horse looks like draping of Tywin's red cape. Arya was his cupbearer in season 2 and their interaction was interesting, respectful. He liked her. And he says in A Storm of Swords "Every lord has need of a beast from time to time.”

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