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The penultimate season of Game of Thrones has reached its midseason without any major characters being killed — even after reenacting the Field of Fire from Aegon's conquest — and that is our clue that it's about time bodies started dropping like flies. Of course, after six seasons of unforgettable and heartbreaking deaths, Game of Thrones is running short of A-characters to kill. But with only nine episodes to close the whole series, it's doubtful that many of the Westerosi we've grown to love (or hate) will survive till the series finale.

So, before the Night King finally makes his way South of the Wall, or Queen Cersei decides to blow some more people up, here's your ultimate list of the characters who will most likely bite the dust before Season 7 concludes. Just keep in mind that, since this is Game of Thrones there might be the one or two odd mythological creatures on the list.

Melisandre

'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]
'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]

The Red Priestess has already prophesied her death earlier this season, and many have connected the prediction with another moment from Season 3, where Melisandre told Arya they would meet again. Despite being inaccurate in her previous predictions, Melisandre has seen some of her visions come to life (the battle in the snow and the Stark banners flying again in Winterfell). It may be a while before she plays her final role in Game of Thrones though, since she has embarked on a journey to Volantis and she still needs to return to Westeros to die. Considering the magic she yields, Melisandre might make a difference in the actual battle with the Night King, which will mostly likely only happen in Season 8.

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Jaime Lannister

'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]
'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]

The last we saw of Jaime he was sinking deep into the Blackwater Rush, but that's hardly the end of the Kingslayer. Saved, by Bronn, from being barbecued by Drogon, Jaime was very much alive when he fell into the water. Chances are he'll make a significant rebirth from this near-death experience which, in turn, might fuel his moral doubts even further — and even make him turn his back on Cersei. Jaime's destiny has yet to be fulfilled, since he's got some important loose ends to tie with his brother Tyrion, and his fair maiden Brienne — not to mention his possible role in the Valonqar prophecy, becoming a Queenslayer as well.

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Tormund Giantsbane

'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]
'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]

Currently standing in for the Night's Watch in Eastwatch-by-the-Sea, Tormund is the leader of the freefolk, and an important member of King in the North 's circle of trust. The Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer showed Tormund far North with Jon running for dear life from what's presumably the Night King's army, so it's fair to say he's still going strong for the moment. However, considering his loyalty and devotion to Jon, it's possible Tormund might sacrifice himself in order to save Jon's life at some point this season, bringing the most anticipated shipping of Game of Thrones to a much premature end.

Chances of Death:

Grey Worm

'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]
'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]

The Unsullied have done their part and taken Casterly Rock, but they've done so at the expense of their fleet. Cersei's plan of removing the Lannister troops to Highgarden before the Unsullied took over her family castle worked like a charm, and now Grey Worm and his peers are isolated from their Queen Daenerys on the other tip of the continent. Sadly though, one of the sweetest moments Game of Thrones has ever offered fans — Grey Worm and Missandei finally acting on their love for each other — may just have been a bittersweet goodbye for the Unsullied soldier. Regardless of Daenerys having defeated the Lannister forces on Roseroad, it seems unlikely that Grey Worm will have the happy ending he wishes for with his beloved Missandei.

Chances of Death:

Beric Dondarrion

'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]
'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]

Book readers will know that Ser Beric has outlived his time in Game of Thrones, but every sign is pointing for his catching up with fate before the season ends. After being reborn six times by Thoros of Myr and the Lord of Light, Beric seems lost as to what his purpose actually is. It just so happens that, in the books, Beric gives his seventh and final life to revive Lady Catelyn Stark (thus creating Lady Stoneheart), but some believe that in the series he'll use it to save Jon Snow. And, even if that's not the case, let's not forget that both Beric Dondarrion and Thoros of Myr feature in 's list — which is definitely not a safe place to be.

Chances of Death:

Petyr Baelish

'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]
'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]

He may have been the richest man in Westeros once upon a time (if you consider information to be wealth), but the truth is this season hasn't been very flattering for Littlefinger. Despite his attempts to get closer to Sansa — either by openly declaring his love for her, or by telling everyone how much he loved her mother, Catelyn — Littlefinger has little to no credit with the Starks at the moment. Having suffered a lot herself, Sansa knows very well not to trust Petyr, and with Arya and Bran's arrival in Winterfell, Littlefinger's days of manipulations are definitely numbered. Sansa doesn't heed his advice, Brienne doesn't trust him, Arya doesn't like him and Bran clearly has no regard for him — since he was quick to gift Arya the Catspaw dagger Littlefinger had presented Bran with.

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Viserion

Viserion and Rhaego 'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]
Viserion and Rhaego 'Game of Thrones' [Credit: HBO]

took six seasons to amass her armies and allies, and finally make her way to Westeros like an unbeatable Queen. But ever since she landed in her ancestral home of Dragonstone, the Breaker of Chains hasn't had the best of luck (or strategies) in her war for the Iron Throne. She lost her Dornish allies, her Pyke ships and Lady Olenna, and her Unsullied are stranded on the other side of the continent. And, while she may have emerged victorious from the battle with Jaime and his Lannister soldiers, Daenerys still doesn't have the Unsullied, the ships or any grain to feed her Dothraki khalasar. The show seems to be going through a lot of trouble to deconstruct this image of Daenerys being untouchable, and there's no better way to hurt the Mother of Dragons than to kill one of her babies. If the producers actually decide to break all our hearts and kill one of the dragons, Viserion's symbolism — being named for Dany's unbearable brother — makes him the best dragon to cross off.

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