The New Sansa in Game of Thrones Season 6 Isn't Taking Shit From Anyone

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Sansa Stark is one of those characters in Game of Thrones who has dealt with a lot of crap.

Her father was decapitated in front of her, then she almost married the psychopathic king who did the killing. After that guy died of poison, she then had to marry a nice old man who happens to be that guy's uncle. In order to survive, she had to leave that husband and go into hiding with a creep obsessed with her mother. As if that wasn't bad enough, she then had to marry another creep who raped her on the night of their wedding.

She watched her family torn to pieces, with each member killed off one by one.


Sansa eventually escaped her rapist husband with a brainwased Theon Greyjoy (Alfie Allen) after they jumped the wall of Winterfell.

That was the last time we saw her in Season 5. Now Sophie Turner, the actress who plays Sansa, is saying that Season 5 is also the last we'll be seeing Sansa putting up people's bullcrap.

The 19-year-old actress sat down with Entertainment Weekly at their SAG Awards party and explained how the new Sansa is going to handle things in the new season of the Game of Thrones.

Turner said:

I mean this season is a really, really big one for Sansa. It's probably her best season yet. It's her really coming into her own. She, this season, really commands the respect that she deserves and she grabs hold of it and she runs with it and it's really good.
[Fans are] finally getting that storyline that you've been craving for the past five seasons. It was amazing because the past five seasons, it feels like it's been building up and up to that. You can only suffer so much before she finally gets her, the respect that she deserves.

It's probably safe to say that viewers are in for a shocking season and Turner said as much in the interview.

I mean this season there's like so many shocks, it's massive. It's the biggest season yet. And just like in terms of character development, so many people's storylines, I'm so excited for. I'm so excited to see Alfie's one this season. It's going to be good.

I can't wait to see how Sansa has evolved in Season 6. I'm actually really happy that she's finally finding her voice. I wouldn't be surprised and I wouldn't mind seeing her going on a killing spree to avenge her family.

Game Of Thrones Season 6 airs on HBO on April 24.