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New Game Of Thrones Season 7 Images Arrive

While we continue the longer-than-usual, agonising wait for the next season of Game Of Thrones, the show's home HBO has at least seen fit to show mercy and release some new images from the forthcoming run of episodes. Nothing too spoilery here; though if you're looking to avoid knowing anything about the show before it returns... well, you've probably already looked away just in case. For everyone else, point those eyeballs below.

The team is naturally trying to keep the big details from leaking out before the premiere, but a lot of the main characters are present and correct... The ones that survived this far, at least. Lena Headey's Cersei Lannister, for example, is on the Iron Throne and planning to stay there as long as possible with Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau by her side. Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner), with a newfound sense of strength and ambition, looks imperious here, while Kit Harington's Jon Snow... Well, he mostly just looks worried as usual.

As we have been since Season 6, we're beyond George R.R. Martin's books, so readers can't just look smug and wait for viewers to catch up to the latest twist. And with seven episodes to tell the story this season, expect a lot of big events.

Season 7 hits the US on 16 July. Expect the usual simulcast by Sky Atlantic in the UK at 2am on the 17th, and a repeat that evening.

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