Whether you thought Sunday night’s episode was a complete snooze-fest (so. many. fireside. chats.) or totally gripping (the White Walkers are coming!), there were two clear highlights. Firstly, Brienne of Tarth (Gwendoline Christie) finally getting what she deserves (a knighthood, NBD). Secondly, Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) getting down and dirty with her handsome former traveling companion Gendry (Joe Dempsie). After having basically watched Williams grow up on screen these last eight seasons, it was kind of a big deal.
But what did the actress first think when she read the script? Actually, co-star and real-life bestie Sophie Turner (who plays Sansa Stark) told her first.
The Game of Thrones stars were sent their scripts at the same time, but Turner finished reading her copy first, reports Entertainment Weekly. And when the actress found out about Arya Stark having sex for the first time, she immediately called her friend.