The ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators Hid the Show’s Ending in the Most Unexpected Place

Excitement for Game of Thrones season eight is at an all-time high. Between the spoilers, behind the scenes videos and novelty GoT Oreos, we didn’t think the mania could possibly grow any more. We were wrong.

Why? Well, series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss just released a GoT–themed Spotify playlist called “Game of Thrones: The End Is Coming” and apparently the ending of the show is hidden somewhere within it.

The playlist, which was originally named “Songs of Ice and Fire,” is basically a musical mood board for the upcoming season and features everything from Bob Dylan to Prince. The relevance of “Burn the Fleet” by Thrice (Viserion, we bet you think this song is about you), “Seven Nation Army” by the White Stripes (ahem, seven kingdoms), “Love Is Blindness” by U2 (Dany and Jon?) and “Killer Wolf” by Danzig (hey, Ghost) is pretty obvious, but there are some that are a little less on the nose.

As Benioff and Weiss explained on Spotify’s blog For the Record, “We were looking for songs that made us feel the way the show made us feel.”  

But that wasn’t their only intention: “The answer to the ending is one hundred percent hidden in the playlist choices,” Benioff and Weiss said. “No one will believe us, but it’s true.”

We believe you. The only issue? Now we have to spend these last days before the Game of Thrones season eight premiere listening to this playlist on repeat in hopes of deciphering the ending.

Bran, maybe you and your Three-Eyed Raven powers can help us out?

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