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Arya Stark: 1

To survive in Westeros, it takes a combination of purpose, skill, charm, and luck. Purpose, Arya learned early: Her List has given her the will to survive. She charmed Syrio Forel, Jaqen H’ghar, and the Hound into protecting her until she could protect herself. She learned the necessary skills to vanquish her foes — and do it without being seen — from the Faceless Men. She may be one of the most dangerous people in Westeros; certainly, she’s the hardest to kill.

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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Peril-o-Meter: Who Dies Next?

Robert Chan

Season 7 of Game of Thrones will see worlds collide, as Daenerys Targaryen arrives in Westeros to stake a claim to the Iron Throne. She’ll have to wrest it from Cersei Lannister’s cold, scheming fingers, though. And then there are the Starks, who have finally returned to and regained their family seat in Winterfell. Of course, the greatest threat of all is waiting on the other side of the Wall — the Night King and his army of white walkers.

As viewers count down the days until the HBO drama’s seventh-season premiere on July 16, Yahoo TV is launching our official countdown: #GoTIsComing. Check back here every day as we give updates on all of your favorite characters, details on an important new location, and a travel guide to the locations of Westeros. So, pull on a thick coat and get ready for a long and brutal winter.


It’s not easy predicting who will be the next to go on Game of Thrones. Some deaths seem so certain as to be almost predestined (Ramsay Bolton); some were literally predestined (Cersei’s children, Hodor); and some feel like they’re there just to mess with us — Ned Stark’s death basically told us, “This ain’t your grandfather’s fantasy series.” We did pretty well with last year’s Peril-o-Meter, so here are our best predictions for this season on a scale of 1 to 5 — with 1 being “Very Likely to Survive” and 5 being “Call a Mortician.”

Game of Thrones Season 7 premieres Sunday, July 16 at 9 p.m. on HBO.