The HBO drama wraps its third season with some high-profile kill-offs that are only the latest in a long string of assassinations by ghost, skewerings and buckets of angry rats. Take a look back at just a few of the show’s most-disturbing exits.
Last episode: “You Win or You Die”
Cause of death: Mauled by a wild boar
Gaping boar-wound aside, Robert’s death hardly ranks anywhere near the series’ grossest — but he warrants mentioning because his exit set the entire series in motion. He was the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Westeros.