New Game of Thrones photos tease Daenerys and Jon Snow’s big get-together

Praise the old gods and the new!

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Six and a bit Game of Thrones seasons and one or two deaths later, it might finally happen: King in the North Jon Snow could actually come face-to-face with Mother of Dragons Daenerys Targaryen. At least if the episode three trailer and these new sneak-peek photos gifted from the Lord of Light/HBO press office are anything to go by.

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Although the Westeros rulers don’t appear in the same shot together, it looks pretty clear Jon’s voyage from Winterfell to Dany’s stronghold of Dragonstone will be a fast one, with the new images showing Snow stepping on shore with Davos…

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And then the two appear in what looks like Dany’s audience chamber…

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…As the invading queen sits staring from her family throne…

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So will the duo receive a warm welcome? It depends who you ask. Although Stormborn doesn’t look outright hostile, her new advisor Varys looks to be offering advice he doesn’t want overheard. A word of caution perhaps?

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Varys also pops up alongside Melisandre, the red priestess who has returned to Dragonstone, where she once advised Stannis Baratheon. And she’s probably in a very awkward position – and not just because she’s on a cliff’s edge. Jon banished her from the north end of season six for her part in burning Shireen Baratheon at the stake, and Varys has a huge distrust of all things Lord of Light.

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We’ve also been gifted a glimpse of Hand of the Queen, Tyrion, who recently suffered defeat after the ships he directed south of Dorne were captured by a blood-hungry Euron Greyjoy.

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Elsewhere, we get a look at Grey Worm in his unsullied armour, maybe just before the impending battle of Casterly Rock.

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And finally, there’s also a shot of Sansa in Winterfell, walking alongside a far-too-happy-looking Littlefinger. 

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Come on, that’s almost a smile on his face! Something must be very wrong in the North. But at least we don’t have too long to wait until we find out what…

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Game of Thrones season 7 is on Mondays on Sky Atlantic and NOW TV at 2am, repeated at 9pm