If you haven't seen "Game of Thrones" season 6 episode 5 yet, then be advised of the major spoiler alert that's going to happen.
Did you suddenly break down today, at the elevator, when somebody asked you to "Hold the door?"
The latest "Game of Thrones" season 6 episode 5 was one of the most depressing episodes as of this week. A beloved character died and a fluffy direwolf also met its demise because of, what the fans call, Bran's stupidity.
No one would have guessed how Hodor (played by Kristian Nairn) came to be. His origin was revealed when Bran (played by Isaac Hempstead-Wright) had to escape from the attack of the White Walkers. The only way they could get away was if someone was strong enough to block the door. Bran warged into Hodor and "held the door."
How did Nairn feel about his character's tragic death when he had to hold the door? E Online has it that the actor was saddened. "I had tears in my eyes. I don't see myself on screen, I see Hodor. I always talk about him in the third person," Nairn told EW. "I just saw the character die and it was very sad. I think people are going to a) freak out, b) be very sad."
It's unsure if his character is really gone. He could come back as a White Walker or he could have gotten away. The ending of "Game of Thrones" season 6 episode 5 was completely left open.
It's not yet final if Nairn's career as Hodor is over. But for the actor, the final scene was - "...A really good way to do it. I couldn't have asked for a better goodbye to a character I love."
Still, fans are outraged that he had to go that way and that Summer, Bran's direwolf had to end tragically.