Game of Thrones’ Bran Acknowledges His Powers in Season 7

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It's safe to say that if there was ever a family that has been unbelievably changed since the first season of Game of Thrones, it would have to be the Stark kids.

Not only is there a change in how many they are—already orphaned, with the eldest and the youngest now dead—the remaining four, Sansa, Bran, Arya, and Jon, are pretty much a powerful force given what they've all been through.

But perhaps the biggest but quietest change would have to be Bran's, who has had to deal with intense situations, starting with what he witnessed at that tower to what he had just witnessed during one of his Three-Eyed Raven sessions about Jon.


Actor Isaac Hempstead Wright has grown up right in front of our eyes, and from what we've seen he has become a force in himself, even though he can barely move by himself. Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, the actor revealed a few things that he feels is in the card for Bran, as well as the changes he has experienced that may highly influence his path.

For starters, he believes that Bran is in a very precarious position in the first place, considering that his trusted Hodor is gone and with only Meera helping him out past the Wall. In his own words, he's just "out in the middle of nowhere, so it's not looking great.'

But we all know just how much Bran has already changed, starting with the Three-Eyed Raven. Still, Wright hints that there is something that has stayed the same within the youngest Stark.

"I think Brad has maintained his sense of being good. What's been important has been taking this new role and that's what Bran has done his whole life. He suddenly lost his legs, and then his family got killed, and then his house burned down, so it's like okay, "Now I'm in this forest with all these random people, and now I'm having weird dreams," but what Bran is thinking of above everything else is this sense of responsibility and purpose and not just being a kid anymore and doing whatever he wants to do."

He does hint that, even when Bran feels restricted with where he can move in the chessboard of Game of Thrones, Wright did acknowledge that he has one piece of information that could prove to be important, and that is the knowledge of Jon Snow's lineage.

There's a lot to look forward to, but if there's one thing that Wright's words hint at, it would have to be the fact that the Starks will be playing a bigger role this time. His description of season 7 as "connections" can be read as something related to the Starks, no matter how coy he could be about it.

Game of Thrones will be back on HBO come this summer.

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