05/13/2019 11:38 EDT

Remembering All Those Who Died In The Penultimate Episode Of 'Game Of Thrones'

Daenerys Targaryen and her dragon scorched King's Landing, leaving little in their wake.

Illustration: Damon Dahlen/HuffPost; Photos: HBO

Spoilers below, of course.

Well, now we know why everyone didn’t die during the Battle of Winterfell.

The penultimate episode of “Game of Thrones” was even deadlier, as Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) turned all Mad Queen and used Drogon to take out everyone in and around King’s Landing.

On Mother’s Day of all days! 

We lost a slew of characters. And although some possibly earned their fates ― Varys (Conleth Hill), c’mon now ― it doesn’t mean we’re not mourning their deaths. 

Valar morghulis.