59 Dead Game of Thrones TV Characters Who Are Still Alive in the Books

Mental Floss - 05-08


George R.R. Martin may be famous for killing off fictional characters, but let’s not downplay the homicidal tendencies of Game of Thrones showrunners D.B. Weiss and Davis Benioff. The list of alive-and-kicking book characters whose on-screen counterparts have gone to the great godswood in the sky just keeps growing, especially now that the show’s many plotlines have flown past their book counterparts. And who knows? Maybe the final episodes will get the “dead in the show, alive in the books” list up closer to three digits. After all, valar morghulis: All men must die.