Just call Game of Thrones' Carice van Houten the Red Woman with the jokes. The actress, known for playing Melisandre on the hit HBO fantasy drama, is basically an expert at Twitter. After her character (spoiler alert, but really, don't be on the Internet reading Game of Thrones articles if you're not caught up) brought Kit Harington's Jon Snow back to life, she sent a simple tweet: "Happy now?" with a winking emoji with its tongue out.
Her latest post, a throwback to last season (we know, it's not Throwback Thursday, but you can forgive a shadowbinder), is just magical. She posted the image below with the caption: "Awkward farewell presents."
Awkward farewell presents pic.twitter.com/hcwFrj0qCu— Carice van Houten (@caricevhouten) June 29, 2016
Yes, that's a fireplace fire starter.
The significance? Lest you forget Melisandre burned Shireen (Kerry Ingram) at the stake, a sacrifice to the Lord of Light. Of course Melisandre kept her role in Shireen's death a secret from Jon Snow and Davos Seaworth (Liam Cunningham)…that is until the end of the sixth season. Instead of executing her, Jon banished Melisandre from the North and said she would be hanged should she ever return.
But Jon, she brought you back to life! Something tells us we haven't seen the last of Melisandre and Jon Snow…
Game of Thrones will return for a seventh and eighth season on HBO, but that's probably it. Executive producers and co-creators D.B. Weiss and David Benioff have discussed openly about their plans to wrap things up.