On the finish of Recreation of Thrones Season eight Episode 1, there was one specific scene with a toddler that was very disturbing. Some followers are having bother figuring out the kid. Learn on to seek out out who it was. This publish may have main spoilers for Season eight Episode 1.
Close to the top of the Season eight premiere, Tormund, Beric, and the Evening’s Watch group came across a toddler nailed to the wall with the disturbing White Walker image surrounding him. (You possibly can be taught what the disturbing image means in Heavy’s story right here.)
Sadly, that little one was Ned Umber. 🙁 Listed below are the pictures that show it. Right here’s candy little Ned Umber earlier within the episode:
And now right here’s the kid nailed to the wall.
Ned Umber got here an extended technique to repair the divide between his household and the Starks. However sadly, he needed to pay a steep worth for his loyalty. Right here is his household’s background.
Ned Umber is the younger son of Smalljon Umber and at present the pinnacle of Home Umber. His dad Smalljon died within the Battle of the Bastards after betraying the Starks and combating with Home Bolton.
Home Umber was loyal to the Starks for an extended time period, at the start modified in a burst of disloyalty that followers are nonetheless speaking about. In Season 1 the home supported Home Stark within the Struggle of the 5 Kings. Greatjon Umber supported crowning Robb Stark as King of the North, even kneeling earlier than him. That was a major act of loyalty and bravado for Home Stark.
However in Season 6, after Greatjon had died, his son Smalljon Umber requested Ramsay Bolton to assist him struggle the Free People. Jon Snow had let the Freefolk into the realm and Smalljon feared they might threaten the Final Fireplace. To show his alliance with Home Bolton, he betrayed the Starks by handing over Rickon and Osha to Ramsay, together with Shaggydog’s head. Sure, Smalljon beheaded the direwolf Shaggydog and handed Jon’s little brother over to Ramsay Bolton.
So Ned Umber, the grandson of Greatjon and the namesake of Ned Stark, had all of that unhealthy blood to cope with in Season 7. When his dad died, he grew to become the Lord of Home Umber on the age of 10. In Season 7, he was at Winterfell’s principal corridor for the council of Northern and Vale lords. Understandably offended, Sansa prompt taking away the Final Fireplace and giving it to a loyal ally. However Jon didn’t wish to blame Ned for his dad’s actions. As a substitute, Jon and Alys Karstark got an opportunity to plead loyalty to Jon Snow, which they shortly did. Now Ned is in good graces once more, having even been current at Dragonstone when Jon introduced his plans to create an alliance with Daenerys.
However sadly, his allegiance solely lasted so lengthy earlier than he was killed by the hands of the White Walkers.