Connect with us
Why did Missandei say what she said in Game of Thrones S8E4? Nathalie Emmanuel sounds off.
HBO

Game of Thrones

[Spoilers] Game of Thrones S8 E4: Nathalie Emmanuel reveals what Missandei’s words meant

Why did Missandei say what she said in Game of Thrones S8E4? Nathalie Emmanuel sounds off.

Warning: Spoilers for Game of Thrones S4E8, “The Last of the Starks” ahead.

Another episode of Game of Thrones‘s final season has come and gone and with it another beloved character has met their untimely demise: this time, Missandei, loyal advisor and handmaiden to Daenerys Targaryen since Season 3, when Daenerys freed her from life as a slave and interpreter in Astapor.

Missandei and the leader of the Unsullied army, Grey Worm, also became a romantic item over the course of the story, which made her execution in front of both of Daenerys and Grey Worm at the hands of Cersei Lannister and The Mountain extra disturbing to witness.

Why did Missandei say what she said in Game of Thrones S8E4? Nathalie Emmanuel sounds off.

Before Missandei bought it though, she uttered her final words. Or word, that is: “Dracarys.” As we know by now, “dracarys” is the High Valyrian word for “dragonfire” and the command Daenerys uses to signal her dragons to light up her enemies with their fiery breath. Missandei’s actress Nathalie Emmanuel took to Twitter Sunday night to express her sentiments on Missandei’s final utterance.

https://twitter.com/missnemmanuel/status/1125244309912137729

We’re all hoping for the same thing, Nathalie.

If I had been Missandei, I still might have tried to latch on to Cersei, chains and all, and tossed both of our flailing bodies from the top of King’s Landing in a last ditch suicide pyrrhic victory attempt like in nineteen ninety eight when the Undertaker threw Mankind off Hell in a Cell, and plummeted sixteen feet through an announcer’s table — but I digress. We want to thank actress Nathalie Emmanuel for her wonderful portrayal of the intelligent, beautiful and loyal-to-the-end Missandei.

https://twitter.com/DanyUnburnt/status/1125301020668485632

What did you think of Missandei’s final moments? Let us know in the comments.

Comments

In Case You Missed It

Judging by WWE history, Montez Ford and Bianca Belair should be worried about mixing business and pleasure. Judging by WWE history, Montez Ford and Bianca Belair should be worried about mixing business and pleasure.

Keepin’ It Kayfabe: Wrestling marriages

Pro Wrestling

Adventures in Cliff Notes Adventures in Cliff Notes

Adventures in CliffsNotes: Movies about isolation and paranoia

Movies

'Dementer' is unlike other horror movies. 'Dementer' is unlike other horror movies.

‘Dementer’ review: Unique horror movie in every sense of the word

Movie Reviews

You can now get a taste of the WWE Network for $9.99 less than you can now. You can now get a taste of the WWE Network for $9.99 less than you can now.

Free tier of WWE Network launches today

Pro Wrestling

Connect
Newsletter Signup