Winter is coming and so are Christmas presents, which means it is the perfect opportunity to treat your loved ones to the gifts they actually want (Note: NOT novelty socks/anything from Poundland/a Lynx aftershave set).
If you are lucky enough to have a Game of Thrones fan in your life, consider buying them a Christmas present that won’t discreetly end up in the bin by Boxing Day.
Thronies may be a fussy bunch – after all, they’re fans of one of the greatest TV shows of all time – but thankfully the internet is chockablock full of GoT gift ideas that will impress even the pickiest of us.
Check out this fantastic selection of Game of Thrones inspired delights that should keep the GoT enthusiast hyped up until the next season (yes, we’re counting the days).
£15.99 (plus shipping)
If you or someone you know is a chef in the making as well as a Game of Thrones fanatic, this gift really kills two birds with one stone.
A laser engraved House Stark chopping board is simply perfect for preparing veg in the kitchen this winter, or chopping off the heads of your enemies. Whichever floats your boat.
£4.99 (plus shipping)
It might always be too soon for a Hodor Door Stop, but we can’t help but love the ingenuity of this darkly hilarious gift.
The Hodor Wooden Wedge is a wonderful way to commemorate a much-loved Game of Thrones character and the episode that broke every fan’s heart, although you will never hold a door open in the same way again.
£25.54 and free UK delivery
Game of Thrones Monopoly is THE Christmas game of 2016 – you heard it here first. Have a blast, and possibly develop a stomach ulcer, defeating your enemies and battling in numerous family arguments as you seize what is rightfully yours.
It may take you three days to finish but it will be worth it when you own the whole of Westeros and sit atop the Iron Throne.
It’s party season, things are bound to get boozy at some point, and a collection of Game of Thrones shot glasses is all you need to embrace your inner Tyrion Lannister.
For a night of real GoT fun and frolics, stick on an episode and take a shot for every on-screen death and two for every time someone says “Winter is coming”.
£5.50 (plus shipping)
This stunning trinket from Etsy is a special gift for Daenerys Targaryen fans and is also super affordable.
Husbands and boyfriends, take note – your Game of Thrones lady will very much appreciate this nod to the Mother of Dragons. For extra points, tell her she is the Moon of your Life.
£10.99 (plus shipping)
It would be irresponsible to neglect the younger generation when it comes to Game of Thrones indoctrination.
GoT-loving parents will be all over this House Stark “Dinner is Coming” baby onesie and you can guarantee that the wearer will be the coolest looking baby you know.
Colour away your woes with a Game of Thrones colouring book that includes some awesome scenes and characters from the show.
The recent adult colouring craze has actually made it kind of cool to pull out your pencils in public places and get stuck in to some shading, plus, it is great for relaxing after the trauma of watching a particularly ruthless Game of Thrones episode.
So you think you’re a true Game of Thrones fan? Prove it with Brain of Thrones, the GoT quiz book that will separate the men from the boys.
Present a Thrones addict with this gift and you can be sure they will readily accept the challenge.
This “A Girl Has No Name” t-shirt is not immediately recognisable as being connected with Game of Thrones, which means only real fans will get the Arya Stark reference. This is a subtle way of seeking out your tribe and a unique gift for the GoT lady.
£20.24 (plus shipping)
No Medieval feast is complete without a mug of ale and a few Tyrion Lannister quotes.
Christmas dinner will be all the merrier with this handcrafted wooden beer mug, as you regale the fam with tales of battle. #IDrinkAndIKnowThingsAboutGameOfThrones
Merry Christmas from #ThroneWatch!
*Prices correct at time of publication