|Game of Thrones (season 6)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Original release||April 24, 2016 – present|
|List of Game of Thrones episodes|
The sixth season of the fantasy drama television series Game of Thrones was ordered by HBO on April 8, 2014, together with thefifth season, and premiered on April 24, 2016. In contrast to the previous seasons, it largely consists of original content not found in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series.
Beyond the wall, Bran Stark has been training with the Three-Eyed Raven, having last appeared in the season four finale episode "The Children". According to an interview conducted with Isaac Hempstead Wright about Bran's plot line in season six, the training largely expands his previous ability to see into the past and future, and allow him more control to piece things together. He also discovers his role in the wars to come.
Near the Dothraki Sea, after being surrounded by a khalasar Daenerys Targaryen is taken captive and discovers that the Dothraki have certain traditions for widows of fallen Khals. In an interview with Emilia Clarke, she stated of Daenerys's plot line, "She's learning the last lesson she needs to learn. There's just few remnants of being a human being she's shaking off."
In King's Landing, Jaime Lannister has returned to Cersei Lannister with the body of their daughter Myrcella, and the two must work together to overcome the rising influence of the Faith Militant and the High Sparrow.
In Meereen, Tyrion Lannister, accompanied by Varys, Grey Worm, and Missandei, will strive to keep order and manage the city using "Westeros-style politics" to prevent it from falling into chaos following the departure of Daenerys.
At Winterfell, Ramsay Bolton and his forces are in pursuit of Sansa Stark and Theon Greyjoy, following their escape at the end of the last season.
on Snow's corpse is found by Ser Davos, Edd and a few other loyalists; they take him inside and lock themselves behind a door with him. Thorne assumes command of the Watch. At Winterfell, Ramsay mourns for Myranda, while Sansa and Theon escape through the woods. Ramsay's men catch up with them, and are about to take them captive, when Brienne and Pod arrive, kill the men, and the former is accepted into Sansa's service. In King's Landing, Cersei receives Jaime, who arrives with Myrcella's body. Jaime promises Cersei they will take their revenge. Obara and Nymeria murder Trystane, on his way home from King's Landing, while in Sunspear, Doran and Areo Hotah are killed by Ellaria and Tyene, after the former learns of Myrcella's death. In Meereen, Tyrion and Varys find all the ships burning in the harbor. Jorah and Daario continue to track Daenerys, who is taken by the Dothraki to Khal Moro. In Braavos, Arya lives on the streets as a homeless, where she is beaten by the waif. In her chamber, Melisandre removes her bejeweled necklace as she reveals her true appearance as an old crone, having seemingly lost faith in her god.