The top 5 most shocking deaths in literature: Ned Stark

gameofthrones-180.jpgEddard "Ned" Stark from George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones: A Song of Fire and Ice.

He was the patriarch of the noble Stark family. Ned loved his family and was a proud leader of the North. Game of Thrones fans were shocked and upset to see him go. Unfortunately author George R.R Martin has no qualms about killing off main characters. There are plenty more deaths in the series and potentially more to come as there are still books to be written.

If you can bear watching it, here's the scene of his death dramatized in the HBO series Game of Thrones.


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