Warning: This feature contains major spoilers for Game of Thrones S6.09.
If you haven't seen the latest episode of Game of Thrones yet, first of all, what are you doing here? Go away and watch it. Battle of the Bastards really is as good as it gets when it comes to TV. Secondly, you're probably wondering why everyone on social media is going crazy about zig-zagging. If you have seen it, you're probably one of the people going crazy about zig-zagging.
I know that's what I was screaming at the TV as I watched Rickon run in a straight line toward his brother Jon, while Ramsay shot arrows at him. Everyone knows if you want to avoid being hit you ZIG ZAG RUN towards your goal. Everyone except for Rickon Stark apparently...
Hey Rickon Stark, take note! #Gameofthrones pic.twitter.com/y8WA5UpoPxJune 20, 2016
i found a great app for rickon stark! pic.twitter.com/kK00owPQNBJune 20, 2016
does rickon stark not understand the value of a serpentine pattern? #gameofthronesJune 20, 2016
My face when #RickonStark started running in a straight line. #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/PORxLHLUHDJune 20, 2016
Rickon Stark should have taken notes SMH.https://t.co/ASP9qtQ4loJune 20, 2016
I've been thinking about this all day. Rickon Stark would still be alive. pic.twitter.com/qRpZ9SqdOLJune 21, 2016
It's a shame Rickon Stark never learned the art of running like this. 😂 #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/VpeyIURiFkJune 20, 2016
In the end, Rickon got the message with actor Art Parkinson tweeting...
Had a good run #shouldazigzaggedJune 20, 2016