A few behind-the-scenes photos reveal two major TV show characters meeting that haven't encountered each other in the books — at least not yet, anyways. Spoilers ahead, obviously!

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First let me set the scene: In the books, Daenerys has trouble ruling Meereen, to say the least, so she marries a Meereenese noble named Hizdahr zo Loraq in a bid to bring peace to her city. The wedding is celebrated by a series of gladiator games, and away we go:

Yep, that's Tyrion watching the games with Daenerys and her new husband, as well as Missandei. In the books, Tyrion spent a long time just getting to Meereen — a trip which involved being enslaved, masquerading as a performer, and even joining a group of mercenaries — but he and Daenerys have not yet met face-to-face. Seeing the two characters together, and chummy enough that Tyrion gets a spot of honor next to the queen clearly means Game of Thrones isn't going to dawdle in telling Tyrion's journey.

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Oh, and what's this?

Looks like Jorah managed to get entry into the games as well, as although in a much more dangerous way — as a contestant. Theories, anyone? Predictions? Dire warnings?

[Via Comic Book Movie]