Alfie Allen

'Game of Thrones' recap: An epic season finale full of fire and blood

'Game of Thrones' recap: An epic season finale full of fire and blood

The brutal “game” of ruling the Seven Kingdoms just became more cutthroat.

For ruthless Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) sits on the Iron Throne -- after slaughtering most of her enemies at King’s Landing -- as HBO’s “Game of Thrones” concludes its sixth season.

“The Winds of Winter” (Episode 60) opens with the trial of Loras Tyrell (Finn Jones), who freely admits to “crimes” such as depravity, dishonesty and arrogance.

The fanatical High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce) could impose the death sentence, but Loras is spared after devoting himself to the Faith of the Seven and its harsh life of poverty.

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