The long wait finally ended on Sunday night as HBO’s “Game of Thrones” kicked off Season 7 with an episode called “Dragonstone” (the name of the ancient Targaryen fortress).
Of course, social media went berserk. Here are a few samples of how Twitter reacted to the return:
— Rachel Katz (@hazeltrack) July 17, 2017
Winter is finally here! #GameOfThrones
— Kaloyan Antonov (@koko95vt) July 17, 2017
#GameOfThrones gives me an extra reason to live
— Jackson (@JacksitoAguile1) July 17, 2017
Naturally, some of us had problems recalling all the complex backstory going into the episode:
— Chino Frio (@Chino_Buffalo) July 17, 2017
Pop singer Ed Sheeran made a cameo appearance and, in general, did not exactly earn rave reviews:
❤️ #GameOfThrones so glad it’s back!But can we stop putting Ed Sheeran in things now?Totally unnecessary & just annoyed me.
— Miss Moz (@missmoz77) July 17, 2017
— Noah Balazs (@NDBphoto) July 17, 2017
ed sheeran looked gross & the cute greyjoy looked like an adam lambert impersonator, but glad #GameOfThrones is back
— Dan (@mediocredog) July 17, 2017
Only way to justify Ed Sheeran’s #GameOfThrones cameo is for him to greet Bran with: “When your legs don’t work like they used to before…”
— Charlie Potter (@Charlie_Potter) July 17, 2017
On the other end of the spectrum was Arya. The youngest Stark daughter was the star of the night as she made a bold…
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