Game of Thrones villain, the Night King (played by Vladimir Furdik), has been shrouded in mystery throughout the HBO show.
Fans are desperate to know what the zombie leader’s motivations actually are in season eight.
White Walkers were initially seen as mindless creatures, but they have since been revealed to have a greater history.
And now, showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss have recently explained that there is an endgame in sight for the Night King and his White Walkers.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, showrunner Weiss said: ”It was almost logical as you went back in time, as you create the pre-history for all this.
“We’ve seen what the White Walkers do, we’ve seen how they perpetuate themselves and created the wights.
“If you’re going backwards, well, they made these things… so what made them?
“We always liked the implication that they weren’t some kind of cosmic evil that had been around since the beginning to time but that the White Walkers had a history – that something that seems legendary and mythological and permanent wasn’t.
“They had a historical cause that was comprehensible like the way the wars on screen we’re seeing unfold are comprehensible.
“They’re the result of people, or beings, with motivations we can understand.”
Meanwhile, Benioff added that he doesn’t think of the Night King as being evil.
He described the character as being more like ”Death”, and also added that he would never utter a single word because that would diminish the character.
Meanwhile, Aidan Gillen, the man who played Littlefinger, recently revealed what his theory is for the end of Game of Thrones.
Express.co.uk exclusively caught up with Aidan and quizzed him about his new show as well as his role in Game of Thrones.
When asked about his time on the HBO hit, the Littlefinger actor was incredibly happy with his time there.
He said: “It was a real adventure to be a part of such a massive pop culture storytelling phenomenon.”
But Aidan the dropped a clue as to how he thinks the show will end and who might end up on the Iron Throne if anybody.
The actor admitted: “I don’t picture that being a thing that’s going to happen. It would be a bit boring.
“I don’t know, I think initially that was the thing – there was a quest for an ultimate winner who was going to rule from the Iron Throne, but it doesn’t feel that’s what it’s about any more.”
Game of Thrones season eight returns April 14 to HBO, and follows a day later on Sky Atlantic in the UK.
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