10. A Game of the Living Dead
Zombies have been around since near the dawn of cinema and the myth itself was created way earlier in Haiti. These days it seems Zombies have become a sort of x-factor, a crutch through which a tired concept can gain some extra mileage i.e. Nazis? Nazi Zombies! But not in Game of Thrones. Youll remember in the final throes of season 2 that an undead horde, dressed in the garb of fallen Nights Watchmen and Wildlings, marched out of the icy wind toward the men of The Nights Watch and toward the Wall in general. Not quite Zombies in the Romero sense of the word, these reanimated corpses (known in the GoT canon as Wights) are in fact led by the heavily forshadowed race, the White Walkers, who were finally properly revealed in season 2s closing scene.
Theres much more of this to come, believe me. And its every bit as exciting, terrifying and world altering as you might imagine.