Maisie Williams Shuts Down Game of Thrones Fan Theory About the Night King's Death

TVGuide.com | 7/20/2019 | Rachel Paige
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What is dead may never die, but at least one Game of Thrones fan theory has been put on ice. During the Game of Thrones panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, Maisie Williams set the record straight when asked whether Arya had any assistance when she killed the Night King.

Short answer? No. Long answer? No, she did it all by herself thank you.

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In the end, Arya was the one to kill the terrifying Night King, and she did so with a dragonglass blade made by her one-time fling, Gendry (Joe Dempsie). This came as a surprise to many, because it was assumed that Jon Snow (Kit Harington) would be the one to kill the main white walker, but not so fast. While Jon was off moping around the Seven Kingdoms, Arya spent ages learning how to be a master assassin, and it was even foretold in a prophecy from Melisandre (Carice van Houten) that she would close "many eyes," including blue ones — which the Night King had.

When it came time to do the deed, Arya acted alone. However, some on the internet didn't want to believe that outcome and suggested Jon actually aided in Arya's assassination by distracting the undead dragon...
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