I mean, it happens off-screen, but I presume it’s glorious. A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Jaqen congratulates Arya for finally becoming No One. '"[9], "No One" was directed by Mark Mylod. Brienne failed to get an army for Sansa and Jaime's just going to head back home now? I had this image in my head that I wanted lots of oranges rolling down, not quite sure where that comes from, but it looked pretty. He also noted about his portrayal of the character, "Beric was a noble character, a leader of men. He continued, "Everything hinged from finding this very lovely, steep stairwell and thinking 'Wouldn't it be great if she leapt off that, and then tumbled down the stairs?' Oh, right. It was fun. “And you found this display with the chicken ... enticing?”Source:Supplied. What most people missed is that she doesn’t say, "i am arya stark of winterfell, and i am going home.” She actually says, “A GIRL is arya stark of Winterfell, and i am going home". Like maybe her wound is going to fester – like The Hound." [1], In the "Inside the Episode" featurette published by HBO following the airing of the episode, David Benioff spoke about the revelation in King's Landing, and Tommen's decision to abolish "trial by combat," stating "This moment is a grievous blow for Cersei because she's been counting on trial by combat really since the end of season five. Qyburn then reports to Cersei about a "rumor" that she ordered him to investigate, and remarks that it is "more, much more". "[6] Paul Kaye's participation in the series was confirmed in mid-April 2016, with his agency posting about the casting shortly before the premiere of the sixth season. [10] Mylod stated in an interview that the most physically challenging scene to direct was the chase scene, while the scene he was most scared to shoot was the conversation between Jaime and Edmure, stating that he felt the writing was "so freaking good that I was scared about fucking it up. As the Waif closes in, Arya brandishes Needle, extinguishing the candle lighting the room; having trained while blinded for several weeks, Arya has the upper hand. Now I don't really know what that has to do with it. Holbrook, Damian (June 27, 2016). And she would encourage me. Despite this, he gave the episode a grade of B-. Then, to seal her triumph, Arya peels off the Waif’s face and stuffs it in Jaqen’s basement. "[11], Mylod additionally spoke about filming the final scenes of the episode, the foot chase between Arya and the Waif, in the behind the scenes featurette published by HBO after the airing of the episode. But I know Arya now. After endless weeks of stick-beating and the events of last week, it all seemed a little too tidy," and additionally called Arya's story "anticlimactic. This isn't what we signed up for. Though not against one another, as it looks like, for now, the Cleganebowl's been canceled. Varys leaves for Westeros to find more allies. It might be something to do with being confronted by a physically charismatic very tall woman, or maybe it's that she's caught the impressiveness of the character of that woman, that soldier. It was written by series co-creators David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, and directed by Mark Mylod. The episode marked the final appearance of Tom Wlaschiha (Jaqen H'ghar), Faye Marsay (the Waif), and Clive Russell (Brynden Tully). I'd be like, "Why would she run over there? Mylod previously directed the fifth season episodes "High Sparrow" and "Sons of the Harpy". “Come on Beric, let me kill them. Though regardless of what the payoff might be, it was still good to see how so much of this story tied back to the first three seasons and Jaime's time as Catelyn's prisoner. She doesn’t regret her decision though, because whaddaya know, Lady Crane’s medicine cabinet contains the instant cure for fatal stab wounds. Maybe the High Sparrow will flog her to death with those fancy shoes he used to make. The slavemasters have shown up with an armada of ships and are bombarding the city. Williams also stated that she gave input on how the scene should take place, stating "I didn't want the chase stunt to be unnecessary or superhuman. So I wanted her to look like she was struggling." This recap will, surprise surprise, recap the events of episode eight. "[11], "No One" was viewed by 7.60 million American households on its initial viewing on HBO, which was slightly less than the previous week's rating of 7.80 million viewers for the episode "The Broken Man". 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