So who ended up on the Iron Throne?Spoilers below for the end of “Game of Thrones.”The answer is no one — because Drogon melted it with his flaming breath.But who had Bran Stark in their office pool?!
The series finale ended with Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) as not just the meme king online (thanks to fans mocking his creepy behavior) but the actual King. However, the wheel was kind of broken, because earlier in the episode, Drogon melted the Throne with his fire. Bran was then elected by a council of nobles from each kingdom, including the new Prince of Dorne whose name we still don’t know.
So Bran is king, with a council of advisors, ruling the Seven Kingdoms in a benevolent oligarchy. Or technically six, since the North remains independent, under the reign of Queen in the North Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner).
It’s an underwhelming end after years of debating “who will win” since Bran Stark at one point was so inconsequential a character that he was benched for a whole season.