September 26, 2016  
Home > News > TV

'Game of Thrones' 4.09 Preview: The Watchers Vs. the Wildlings

June 2, 2014 (5:03 am) GMT
Ser Alliser Thorne leads the Night's Watch in a battle against the wildlings to defend Castle Black after ignoring Jon Snow's warning.

Next week on "", it's the moment that has been dreaded the most by Jon Snow since the beginning of the season. After refusing Jon's proposal to seal off Castle Black, Ser Alliser Thorne, now the acting Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, will lead the watchers against the wildings sent by Mance Rayder.

"Tonight, we fight," Thorne tells the watchers, who are outnumbered. "And when the sun rises I promise you... Castle Black will stand," he continues saying in a preview video for the penultimate episode of season 4.

Titled "The Watchers of the Wall", the new episode will air Sunday, June 8 at 9/8c on HBO. The official synopsis doesn't reveal much, but says, "Jon Snow and the rest of the Night's Watch face the biggest challenge to the Wall yet."

The upcoming epic battle comes after [SPOILER ALERT!] the showdown between Gregor Clegane a.k.a. the Mountain and Oberyn Martell that ended up with the death of Prince Oberyn. Speaking of the brutal ending for his character, said, "It was something I was prepared for all along, but still it is such a brutal twist in the story."

To fans who may be devastated by Oberyn's death, he said, "They might be disappointed that I'm dead, but in the actual execution of that death, I hope that their expectations are totally fulfilled."

Tyrion Lannister, meanwhile, will face execution after demanding trial by combat, with Oberyn acting as his champion.



More Game of Thrones News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Cathriona White's Letter Reveals Jim Carrey Called Her a 'Whore' and Gave Her STDs
  2. 50 Cent Starts 'Empire' Feud With Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett Also Weighs In
  3. 'Fear the Walking Dead' 2.14 Preview: An Ambush
  4. Angelina Jolie's Ambition to Become a Head of the UN Might Cause Split From Brad Pitt
  5. Taylor Swift Debuts New Haircut, Parties With Gwyneth Paltrow, Mick Jagger at Liberty Ross' Birthday
  6. Watch Performances From Rihanna, Demi Lovato, Chris Martin and More at Global Citizen Festival 2016
  7. 'Once Upon a Time' 6.02 Preview Promises Revelation of the Saviors' Secret
  8. Did Faith Evans Just Expose Her Vagina in Front of the Crowd? See the Evidence!