HBO releases photos from the final season of Game of Thrones

Television programme: Game of thrones. Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister Nikolaj Coster Waldau as Jaime Lannister

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The six-episode finale will air on Sky Atlantic in April, bringing to a conclusion the saga of who will rule Westeros - nearly two years after the end of the previous season.

The eighth season of Game of Thrones premieres on April 14.

Now the broadcaster has increased the anticipation with previously unseen images from season 8.

Jon and Daenerys are seen standing together in the cold, with images of Arya Stark (Maisie Williams), the Master of Whispers Varys (Conleth Hill), and the Onion Knight Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham).

Step back in time as you travel to idyllic locations such as those used in the first season as the Red Waste, the Tower of the Hand, the Stables, Maegor's Holdfast, the Red Keep, Cobblers Square, The Street of Steel, Baelish Brothels (ext), Coppersmith's Wynd, King's Gate, King's Square, the gardens of King's Landing and the village of Lhazar (when accessible). "You might not have my name, but you have my blood".

Then the three living people come face-to-face with statues of themselves as they look now, which is generally freaky and also pretty scary given the implication, according to The Washington Post.

Arya and Jon draw their swords as they confront whatever kind of undead situation is before them, The Washington Post reported.

Fans looking forward to the final season of Game of Thrones just got a some exciting news from the the head hancho of HBO himself.

Based on the popular book series, A Song Of Ice And Fire, by George R.R. Martin, the hit fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent kingdom.

Other returning stars include Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister.

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