25 Game of Thrones characters that bring more fire than ice

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Cersei Lannister

Cersei Lannister is hot. What other way can you describe one of the strongest women in Game of Thrones,  who inspires equally strong thirst in the show’s fans? Yes, she makes some questionable life choices; yet in her mind, she does what she has to for her family.

Cersei is the kind of character that you figured you would hate in season 1. She’s sleeping with her brother, she doesn’t really care about anyone but herself (seemingly) and she is the reason that Bran was paralyzed. Just one of those things is a bad first impression. All three, and it might have seemed like she was irredeemable in the eyes of the fans.

Flash forward to now and she’s one of the most beloved characters in all of the series — in a strange love to hate kind of way. Cersei hasn’t exactly had it easy. Her son’s poisoned at his own wedding, her husband dies, her brother (lover) loses a hand, and she’s alone and miserable. Plus the whole shame bell scene — yea, that was somewhat warranted but also hard to watch.

Most every woman on this show has been put through the wringer, but she still remains strong and unmovable. She may seem cold, but it is her ability to put bad things to the wayside to complete her goal that makes her pretty amazing in our books.

It helps that Lena Headey is a pretty sexy woman, so we all wish she could be our queen. Cersei won’t hesitate in turning you over to the dogs, but the risk is definitely worth it.