Never forget what you are...or who could have played these Game of Thrones characters.
As the beloved hit HBO series comes to a close with just two episodes remaining from its eighth and final season, it may surprise some fans to know the show would not have looked as it does today had a few casting choices gone differently all those years ago.
Sure, everyone knows Kit Harington as the one and only Jon Snow, but there were many times where other familiar Hollywood faces were up for the big role.
Now, nearly a decade later, it's almost bizarre to imagine anyone else playing some of the show's standout characters. So, who exactly was up for a part on Thrones that didn't ultimately pan out?
Check out E!'s gallery below for all of the answers!