Nikolaj Coster-Waldau dishes on 'Game of Thrones' final season
Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau doesn't think Brienne for instance , will get some focus put on their burgeoning relationship in. Game of Thrones' Jaime Lannister Is the Most Complicated Man in Westeros relationship with his twin sister Cersei (Lena Headey), Jaime initially While traveling to King's Landing as a captive of Brienne of Tarth. “And then, of course, when we cut to Brienne and Jaime, it's very formal Brienne of Tarth updated her relationship status to: It's Complicated. “Battle of the Bastards,” the ninth episode of Game of Thrones' sixth Here's Your Guide to the Movie References in Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Music Video.
Introduced as a roguishly handsome knight who would push a child Isaac Hempstead Wright from a tower to cover up his incestuous relationship with his twin sister Cersei Lena HeadeyJaime initially appeared to be a fairly typical villain. But over the course of seven seasons he has slowly revealed himself to have hidden depths that few viewers though not book readers, mind you could have predicted. He has been on a slow road toward redemption for years yet has always inevitably returned to Cersei's side, halting whatever progress he'd made.
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However, by choosing the greater good of humanity over Cersei's delusions of grandeur and their family legacy in the Season 7 finaleJaime has finally severed ties with the worst version of himself.
His actions at Winterfell in Season 1, for instance, were all in the name of his passionate feelings for Cersei. As he pushed Bran out the window he literally said, "The things I do for love. However, later seasons would prove that when Jaime is removed from Cersei's powerful sway, he is a troubled man with a compromised moral compass, and one who is not completely beyond redemption.
He would also later risk his life to return to Harrenhal where she was being held captive, though he himself had just been set free. Although his decision was partly driven by a sense of obligation, their travels together had led to the formation of a relationship based on mutual respect. It was also during his travels with Brienne that Jaime would come to confess his deepest secret and reveal himself to be one of the most complicated men in Westeros.
His actions earned him the derisive nickname Kingslayer and a lifetime of people accusing him of being an oath breaker. However, contrary to appearances, Jaime did not selfishly break his oath in order to save his father's life. In a moving scene, an anguished Jaime revealed to Brienne what really happened the day he earned his moniker.
Then he turned to his pyromancer. This was part of a massive battle sequence with hundreds of extras. Where the relationship between Jaime and Brienne is heading into Season 8.
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In the Season 7 finale, they reunited, but their confrontation was tense. Brienne argued that the fight against the army of the dead goes beyond houses and oaths.
To her, it seems like Jaime blew her off, and so their relationship is in a rough place going into Season 8. This will be great news to those who want to see Brienne and Jaime have more scenes together.
They seem to have a good amount of scenes together in Season 8 They were spotted on set together. Filming for Season 8 began back in October, and since then, there have been consistent sightings of the actors filming in various locations, especially Belfast.
Yes, Jaime's been with his sister his whole life and that's the love he knows, and God knows that's a version of it. Brienne, she loved Renly I think, but they would never recognize the thing that there is between them because it's just beyond imagination -- or at least they would never allow themselves to go to that place.
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Maybe in the bath that one time. That was an act of love, I think, and it is an act of love when you open up to someone and for the other one to then literally embrace you is beautiful. With Jaime away from Cersei and with Brienne for those few seasons, we all saw a different side of him. Why do you think he decided to stay with Cersei after everything that's happened after everything that's happened and everything he's learned?
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That's so deep rooted in this family -- and also in this world -- that you do not go against your family. Also, the only one he's really trusted has been Tyrion and, to a certain extent, Cersei. To carry a secret that big with someone for that long, it gives you a bond that is difficult to understand.
You also have to understand, when he comes back to King's Landing, he's still a complete outsider.
I mean, especially now, everyone's after this family. He just had the briefest of experiences of what it means to openly be a father with Myrcella at the end of last season, and it was snatched away the second it happened.Game of Thrones 3x05-Jaime/Brienne Scenes
And now they only have Tommen left. It's the last kid in the family. The whole idea of saying, "Screw it, I'm just going to leave this thing," it would never enter his mind.
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He just doesn't think that way. If Jaime and Brienne were to meet again, they would be on opposite sides of the battlefield.
How do you think he would respond to that? I mean, you have a feeling it might happen. The last bit of this scene they have is basically her saying exactly that. He doesn't say ["I hope that doesn't happen"] because he believes she'll beat him -- which she definitely would -- but it's more that he cares for her, and I think he believes that somehow they must recognize that the other one cares.