Spoilers for Game of Thrones season six follow. Stop reading this if you didn’t watch!
“Battle of the Bastards,” the epic ninth episode of Game of Thrones,became an instant classic due to the suffocatingly intense fight scenes between the armies of Jon Snow and Ramsay Bolton. It was riveting drama. Also,it looked really, really good.
It contained enough great shots that almost as soon as it ended, fans were asking around for wallpaper images of the best-looking scenes perfect for pretending you’re the Mother of Dragons orWarden of the North while typing away on your computer at work.
Here’s a collection of the most awe-inspiring shots from the episode. They’re each 16:9, which will be standard for most desktops (make sure you click to enlarge):
“Your terms of surrender”
Mother of dragons
Day before battle
Mormont doesn’t approve
Davos finds the stag
Jon Snow versus the cavalry
The Stark cavalry
Jon Snow’s very bad day
Wall of Boltons
“You haven’t fed them for seven days”
“Battle of the Bastards” was directed by Miguel Sapochnik, who’d previously directed the zombie-filled “Hardhome” episode from last season. Sapochnik will also direct the Season 6 finale, “The Winds of Winter,” which will hopefully give fans some more memorable images.
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