Cersei Lannister amassed an army of enemies during the eight seasons of Game of thrones, and there were tons of different theories about how it would end.
But it was not a military defeat, an assassination, a dragon fire or even a childbirth. It was a rock. A literal rock. And, she died in the arms of the man who loved her, his brother Jaime.
Some fans were, of course, pissed off.
And it turns out that Lena Headey, the actor who played Cersei, was not totally happy either.
"I would say I wanted a better death," she told the Guardian in an interview published Sunday.
"Obviously, you dream of your death," she said.
Headey had previously told Entertainment Weekly that although she wanted something more important for the last moments of her character, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, who played Jaime Lannister in the series, had convinced her that it was an appropriate end for the couple.
"The more we talked about it, the more it seemed to be the perfect end for her," she told EW. "They came into the world together and now they leave together."
In interview with The Guardian, she acknowledged that it would always be difficult to conclude the show satisfactorily for everyone.
"I just think they would not have liked everyone," she said. "No matter what they did, I think there will be a big run after the climb."
Even so, it was a quiet end to a woman who had pitilessly pioneered her personal tragedies to the iron throne.
"You can participate in any way in this program. So I was a little gutted, "she says.