Warning: Spoilers ahead for “Game of Thrones” season eight, episode one.
A scene between Cersei Lannister and Euron Greyjoy on the eighth season premiere Sunday has us questioning the status of her pregnancy.
She’s drinking wine, and looks upset at the mention of a baby. Could Cersei have had a miscarriage?
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Something is amiss with Cersei Lannister and her unexpected pregnancy.
Partway through HBO’s “Game of Thrones” season eight premiere episode Sunday, Cersei finally capitulates to Euron Greyjoy’s advances and they have sex for the first time. Though it’s made clear Cersei sees this as a transactional sexual encounter (Euron’s fleet and military loyalty in exchange for sleeping with the Queen of the Seven Kingdoms? Sure why not), Euron seems tickled by the idea of getting her pregnant.
“I’m going to put a prince in your belly,” Euron tells Cersei before leaving the room.
But he doesn’t know Cersei is already pregnant with Jaime’s child. Or is she?
The look on her face after Euron leaves the room is emotional and mysterious. She might be expressing sadness, or annoyance, or regret over finding herself in this position with Euron. Perhaps it’s all three, or none of these guesses at all. Lena Headey is one of the best actors on the series, and is capable of conveying volumes of subtext with just the smallest of glances.
But we were left feeling like it’s possible Cersei has miscarried the child she was pregnant with at the end of season seven.
Cersei’s pregnancy was revealed under suspicious circumstances
Back on the seventh season, Cersei revealed to Jaime she was pregnant with his child and planned to tell the whole world the baby was his.
Many people thought she might have been lying as a manipulation tactic. Jaime was close to the …read more
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