OK, Game of Thrones fans, we’ve got good news and bad news.
The good news is that Ser Bronn of the Blackwater is back, baby!
The bad news is he’s back because Cersei tasked him with killing his two former bromantic employers, Tyrion and Jaime Lannister.
To be more specific, Qyburn made the request on her behalf, after rudely interrupting Bronn’s orgy-filled retirement. Then he handed Bronn a familiar-looking crossbow as the weapon of choice for the hit job because, as Qyburn admits, “She has a keen sense of poetic justice.”
That “poetic justice” comes from the crossbow’s storied history in the Lannister family. Because it first came into the family’s possession thanks to Joffrey’s keen sense of cruelty. Read more…