From the time she got married to the sadistic Ramsay Bolton (Iwan Rheon) in season 5, Game of Thrones fans have all been rooting for Sansa Stark to get her revenge and kill Ramsay herself.
Sansa Stark finally got her revenge at the end of ?Battle of the Bastards.? Not only did she exact her sweet revenge, she got to do it in the most merciless, brutal way possible, by feeding her former husband to the hounds.
?It was amazing! I really loved the idea of the Battle of the Bastards. And I was loving the idea of Jon killing Ramsay. But then I was like, no, Sansa needs her first kill and it has to be Ramsay. No one else but her. And when he basically says, ?He?s yours.? I?m like, ?Yes!? She leaves him for dead, walks away doesn?t even watch him die. It?s such a great scene, so well written, and it?s so great to be able to have my first kill.?
What about that final scene in ?Battle of the Bastards? wherein Sansa Stark talks to Ramsay Bolton moments before she feeds him to his very own starving hounds? In that scene, Ramsay, bloody and beaten to?a pulp, whispers to Sansa, ?I?m part of you now.? Isn?t that line a foreshadowing of some surprise element that would shock fans later on in the story?
Sansa says that it?s Ramsay?s way of getting into Sansa?s head. In a way, after all the bad things that he did to Sansa, Ramsay knows that whatever happens to him he has established some form of control over Sansa.
?Definitely. It shows when she sees him in this scene. With Joffrey it was different. He was a little boy and he was so angry at her all the time. Whereas with Ramsay there would be serenity, and then he would be such a bastard ? in every sense of the word. He just gets under her skin, and he violated her in such a terrible way. He?s imprinted on her, mentally and physically. She can never get that part of her back again.?
In the same interview, Sophie says that what makes ?Battle of the Bastards? extra good is the fact that Sansa gets to save the day. And what?s Sansa?s reward for saving the day? Killing her tormentor, of course.
?Jon doesn?t listen to her. She can actually formulate a plan behind his back and they need it. So she does save the day. But she doesn?t really gets her thanks. Her reward is killing Ramsay.?
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