Game of Thrones: What Do Those White Walker Spiral Symbols Mean?

Warning: This post contains full spoilers for Game of Thrones through the Season 8 premiere, “Winterfell.”

As we saw in the Season 8 premiere of Game of Thrones, “Winterfell” – which garnered the show’s highest ratings ever – the Night King is back on his death spiral bulls***t. Poor Ned Umber, the newly-annointed young lord of House Umber, was discovered inside his familial home, Last Hearth, as part of a sickening (if artistic) body part mural. Surrounding his corpse, which soon reanimated as a snarling wight, were bits and pieces of stray Umbers pattered into a seven-legged spiral – a known calling card for the White Walkers.

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