Spoiler alert! The following contains details from “Game of Thrones” Season 8 Episode 3, “The Long Night.” Read our recap of Season 8, Episode 2 here.
It was all supposed to come down to this. One final battle. Good and light on one side, evil and darkness on the other. The living versus the dead. Ice versus fire.
And now, it’s over.
With three episodes remaining in its eighth and final season, “Game of Thrones” has defeated its most powerful and threatening villain, the Night King. The war against him was supposed to be the “Great War,” but it ended up as mostly one long battle in one long episode. It was as grand and almost as fatal as we all predicted, sure, but it also ended the White Walker threat forever with one tidy blow