20 Facts About Game of Thrones Even The Biggest Fans Didn’t Know

Sansa’s Lady

The bond between the Stark family and Direwolves runs deep. Sansa Stark’s direwolf, ironically named Lady, was killed early in Season 1. Sophie Turner, the actress who portrays Sansa, grew up wanting a dog but her parents objected. After many years hoping for a dog of her own, Sansa decided to adopt the dog (Zunni) who played Lady following her time on the show.

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The Hidden Sword

Sean Bean has become an iconic actor in the realm of fantasy dramas. Before captivating viewers as Ned Stark, Bean played Boromir in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. However, the connection between the two fantasy-giants doesn’t stop with Bean. Forged inside the Iron Throne is a replica of Gandalf’s sword — if only Ned was still around to claim the Throne…

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