What Game of Thrones character is completely pointless?

Say what you want about the divisive eighth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, but there’s no denying the sordid swansong of the Seven Kingdoms still has everyone talking. As the various heroes and villains prepare to raise their swords, or fall on them, for the final time, a casting cull of epic proportions has hit... show more Say what you want about the divisive eighth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones, but there’s no denying the sordid swansong of the Seven Kingdoms still has everyone talking.

As the various heroes and villains prepare to raise their swords, or fall on them, for the final time, a casting cull of epic proportions has hit the realm.

However, for every glorious demise, there’s been another character who faded into the background without so much as a whimper. Which Game of Thrones character arrived with great fanfare... then went nowhere?

1. Harry Strickland
2. Kinvara
3. Salladhor Saan
4. Rickon Stark
5. Quaithe
6. Daario Naharis
7. Benjen Stark
8. Doran Martell
9. Ghost
10. Jojen Reid
11. Meera Reed
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