Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) went completely mad and burned King’s Landing to the ground, killing nearly everyone on the show. The Breaker of Chains and Mother of Dragons became the Queen of Carnage as one by one, her enemies fell. First up was Varys (Conleth Hill), whose entreaties to Jon Snow (Kit Harington) to fulfill his destiny as the true heir to the Iron Throne were ignored.
When Tyrion ratted him out to his queen, Dany threatened him for the umpteenth time and then had Varys brought to the beach at Dragonstone and incinerated by her remaining dragon.
The next morning, she was off to burning down King’s Landing and the Red Keep. It took about 10 minutes to destroy Euron Greyjoy’s (Pilou Absaek) Iron Fleet. The sight of the shadow of the dragon passing over King’s Landing was straight from Bran’s vision in House of the Undying.
Dany’s army, led by Jon and Grey Worm (Jacob Anderson), advanced with confidence and fought back Cersei’s army with ease. Tyrion enlisted Davos (Liam Cunningham) to smuggle Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), who had been detained by Dany’s men, out of captivity, in exchange for rescuing him after he murdered Tywin. “Go start a new life,” Tyrion implored, sharing a warm, teary hug with his brother. Jaime gained entrance to King’s Landing and went in search of Cersei (Lena Headey) to get her out of there.