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Game of Thrones Season 6: Melisandre surprises viewers with shocking revelation in first episode

10:57 AM | 25 Apr, 2016
Game of Thrones Season 6: Melisandre surprises viewers with shocking revelation in first episode
LAHORE (Ali Zain) - After an year long wait, the Game of Thrones fans are finally felt relieved with the season six premier on Sunday, and reviews suggest that TV show's latest installment is already a big hit. An overall 9.9 rating was granted to the episode titled The Red Woman on IMDb.

Though the opening episode was mainly transitory one, which reconnected and refreshed the story where it was left in season five. However, the last scene of the episode which comprised of disclosure of Melisandre's anti-ageing secret -her necklace.

Melisandre wearing the magical necklace

The removal of the magical necklace showed Melisandre an extremely aged woman, with almost bald head.

Melisandre's look without magical necklace

Thousands of fans tweeted about the TV shows latest package, and as a result #GameOfThrones became a worldwide trending topic on micro-blogging website Twitter. Most of these tweets were Melisandre's shocking revelations. We bring you some of these tweets, expecting that you will enjoy.

Other key takeaways from The Red Woman episode are as following:

  • Jon Snow is dead, at least for now. You can still wait for any magic from Melisandre, specially after today's necklace revelation.

  • The mother of dragons, Daenerys Targaryen, is now captive of Khals and her advisers also know it well.

  • Sansa Stark is now out of danger, after Brienne of Tarth rescued her and Theon Grejoy when Lord Bolton's men had surrounded them.

  • Myrcella Baratheon, the daughter of Cersie Lannister and Jaime Lannister, is dead and Ellaria Sand, who had poisoned her, has also murdered the king of Dorne.

  • Arya Stark is now blind and has turned into a beggar. She is still under training to become no one.

  • Tyrion Lannister, who is an acting ruler after Queen Daenerys Targaryen is gone, is expected to witness some troubling time as one scene in the first episode shows him going towards part of the city where houses have caught fire.

  • And the queen in King's Landing, Margaery Tyrell, is still detained by the High Sparrow and she is not ready to confess to her sins.


Ali Zain is a member of the staff at Daily Pakistan Global. He earned BS Communication Studies degree from University of the Punjab. His thesis titled "Cultural Continuity and Mass Media: An analysis of leading online newspapers of Pakistan" has been published as a book in Germany. He has also translated David Mathews' book "The Ecology of Democracy" into Urdu. He tweets at @alimaan.


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Pakistani currency remains largely same against US dollar and other currencies in open market on April 13, 2024.

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

On Saturday, the US dollar was being quoted at 277.4 for buying and 280.65 for selling.

Euro was quoted at 299.95 for buying and 302.9 for selling while British Pound stands at 349.5 for buying, and 353 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED was at 75.45 and Saudi Riyal's new rates was at 73.30. 

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