Arya, what? Game of Thrones fans react to that unexpected scene

CNET | 4/21/2019 | Gael Fashingbauer Cooper
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Spoilers for Game of Thrones ahead.

Actress Maisie Williams is 22 now, but she was just 13 when she began playing Arya Stark (who was 11, but is now 18) on Game of Thrones. And frankly, some of us still see her as the show's kid sister. So when she finally got a romantic scene with longtime pal Gendry on Sunday night's episode, it was tough for some fans to face.

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Williams herself thought it was a prank, she told Entertainment Weekly.

"I was like, 'Yo, good one,'" she confessed.

Williams - Sophie - Turner - EW

But upon learning it was real, Williams was "very happy," co-star Sophie Turner told EW.

Hey, even in the show's 2011 premiere, Ned Stark (Arya's dad) and Robert Baratheon (Gendry's father) were talking about arranging a marriage, as fans pointed out. There just weren't the kids they had in mind for it.

Robert - Baratheon - Son - Daughter - Houses

Robert Baratheon: I have a son, you have a daughter. We'll join our houses.

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