Final season of Game of Thrones to begin on April 14

Jon Snow's been waiting a long time for these final episodes.                  Macall B. Polay  HBO

Expect to see the saga to unfold across six episodes, each over an hour long. The trailer, which showed the Stark children walking through the crypts of Winterfell, revealed that Game of Thrones will return to HBO on April 14.

Fans of the George R.R. Martin's fantasy epic have been excitedly waiting for new details about the season ever since last week's teaser trailer hit the internet. Luckily, the wait is nearly over since we now know the premiere date of the eighth and final season!

Though this trailer is more of a hype-inducing teaser that doesn't actually include footage that will feature in any coming episodes, it is still packed with thematic clues to the upcoming season.

And finally there are the words from Ned himself as he reminds Jon that Stark blood runs through his veins even if he doesn't carry the family name.

Fans couldn't contain their emotions as they see Jon, Sansa, and Arya reunited after all these years.

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While Arya and Jon draw their swords out, preparing to fight, Sansa - as usual - doesn't do much.

Another prominent part of the teaser the the feather in front of Lyanna's crypt. Fans might recognize that it's the very same feather that Robert Baratheon placed in her statue's hand in the series' first episode. The same feather was picked up by Sansa in the fifth season, when she visits her aunt's statue.

Granted, this hasn't been officially confirmed but we'll press ahead and do the maths.

In the previously released look of the show, we had seen Sansa Stark interact with Daenerys Targaryen as a befuddled Jon Snow looked on. "There's one living Stark who's not apparently "invited" into the Winterfell Crypt". Game of Thrones is collaborating with Adidas, the company of the three stripes. Season eight premieres April 14 - which means you have 90 days to recap all the previous seasons in anticipation of the grand finale. Go! The final season will have only six episodes, making it the shortest season.

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