Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o seems to be well-versed in Game of Thrones mythology and theories. Over the weekend she put together some comparisons between the HBO series’ White Walkers and The Tethered from her film, Us. 

Nyong’o explained her observations in a Twitter thread.


Our current mood: mind-blown.

Spoiler alert: The most recent episode of Game of Thrones saw the Night King and the White Walkers defeated by Arya Stark.

So, if you consider The Tethered to be the victors in Us (or maybe the losers if you believe Red’s defeat at the hands of Adelaide disrupted their takeover) — they, at the very least, may have come closer to besting their enemies.



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