That means that right before the premiere launches at 9 p.m. EST, HBO will announce the official Game of Thrones season 8 premiere date. Details on the final season are still scarce and with just six episodes to look forward to, fans can be expect all the loose ends of the plot are tied up. If the show's final season airs for consecutive weeks, then the series finale should air on May 19, 2019.
As the trio make their way through the dark cavern, they pass statues, voices can be heard and a feather drops on the floor, which fans think is a nod to a previous series.
The final season of Game of Thrones is shaping up to be an epic event, and its effects are already being felt by the cast of the show.
The trailers the remaining Stark children - minus Bran - in the crypt under Winterfell staring at their own graves as the cold hint of the White Walkers creeps in.
Emilia Clarke plays Daenerys Targaryen on "Game of Thrones". It's the last season so she doesn't have much time to prove she's was worth not killing off for seven whole seasons...
And finally there are the words from Ned himself as he reminds Jon that Stark blood runs through his veins even if he doesn't carry the family name.
Game of Thrones is based on George R.R. Martin's A Song Of Ice And Fire, but has since moved beyond the events in his novels. This is a direct callback to the first-ever "Game of Thrones" episode, on which Ned Stark welcomed King Robert Baratheon to the castle and told him Winterfell was his.