Having trouble keeping up with all the betrayal on Game of Thrones? This infographic breaks it down

The Game of Thrones universe is a notoriously unfriendly place, where everyone needs to watch their backs, lest they end up perforated with knives (usually wielded by those once thought to be friends). But over the course of six seasons, it can be a bit difficult to keep track of who has betrayed who. That's why infographic creation company Venngage created this lovely piece of storytelling art:

This web of betrayal is really pretty fascinating, especially when you step back to see who is the betrayer and who is the betrayed. It also clearly illustrates just how ruthless and calculating Cersei is, as well as how manipulative and well-connected Varys is.

Of course, with Game of Thrones season 7 about to start, we're gonna need to prepare for some more lines to be drawn... Need to catch up ahead of the new season? We've got you covered below:

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