We've only seen two episodes from Game of Thrones season 8 and we've already been pelted with a ton of heartfelt reunions. Everything from Theon's tear-jerking return to Winterfell, to Jaime knighting Brienne after years of buildup - it's almost too much to handle.
One small appearance, on the other hand, didn't hold as much weight or screen time - but fans were all over it. Ghost, Jon's direwolf that he adopted early on in the series, can be seen on screen as he talks with Samwell Tarly and Edd Tollett along the castle walls. His appearance isn't addressed or expanded on in anyway, almost as if the show's creators threw Ghost in there just to shut fans up.
Either way, folks were happy to see the white direwolf return. We always wondered why he had been absent, perhaps due to CGI budget concerns, a lack of a purpose for the beast, or something else entirely. Regardless of the reason for his return, fans were happy to get a taste of their long lost wolf friend.
It started off simple:
#gameofthrones Ghost jumping back into the series after being gone for three years... pic.twitter.com/0KroerLU8DApril 22, 2019
GHOST #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/ztJQX5eUCxApril 22, 2019
When Ghost appears on screen for .2 seconds just to bless us. #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/uz0ZXA5WdLApril 22, 2019
Then you could tell which people had been drinking that Ironborn salt:
THANKS FOR GIVING US 5 SECONDS OF GHOST U CHEAP BASTARDS!! #GameOfThrones pic.twitter.com/JzrUL41n03April 22, 2019
The CGI budget treating Ghost’s appearances like: #GameofThrones pic.twitter.com/XaABDFqVcUApril 22, 2019
But what we all need to know is: where did he come from, and why didn't we see more of him?!
#GameOfThrones sooooo ghost just pops up outta nowhere???? pic.twitter.com/24eQQLIF79April 22, 2019
Nobody : Ghost : #GameOfThrones pic.twitter.com/MKAQgCzcrfApril 22, 2019
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