06/04/2014 05:11 pm ET | Updated Jun 05, 2014

How That Gruesome 'Game Of Thrones' Fight Scene Should've Ended


Warning: This post contains spoilers for 'Game of Thrones' Season 4, Episode 8 "The Mountain Vs. The Viper."

If there are five stages of grief, we're still lingering in the first: Denial.

George R.R. Martin has proven over and over again that he loves to kill off characters whenever fans start to root for them. Even though the latest casualty, Oberyn Martell, had a target on his back thanks to his Inigo Montoya-esque quest for revenge, we still can't accept that the smooth talking Prince of Dorne is really gone. So, thanks to the magical wish-granting entity that is the Internet, we've found an alternate version. Here is how that gory battle between The Mountain and The Viper should've ended: namely, with Tyrion's freedom call, a bar full of rejoicing fans and a Tina Turner ballad.


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