HBO released fifteen brand new photos from Game of Thrones Season 7 on the Making Game of Thrones blog on Friday. While the July 16 premiere of the hit series continues to draw closer at a slow and steady pace, tide yourself over with these exclusive GoT images until then.

With twin Jamie Lannister by her side, Queen Cersei (above) now has everything in place for her reign—well, except for her precious kids, the last of whom met his shocking end in Season 6.

Actress Lena Headey portrays the solemn queen and on Tuesday, April 18, she offered a peek into her character's complex psyche while doling out acting advice in response to a fan's inquiry on Twitter.


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When we last encountered Sansa Stark, portrayed by Sophie Turner, she was busy contemplating her own right to the throne thanks to Little Finger and his plotting ways. And, it appears, in Season 7, the eldest daughter of House Stark is still tolerating the schemer's presence as she gazes upon Castle Black's keep with a distant stare.

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Regardless of Sansa's questionable loyalty, Jon Snow has taken on the mantle of King of the North, and in this new screen shot he looks as confused and sad as ever. Oh, Jon: What does Season 7 have in store for you? Will you finally discover a way to destroy the White Walkers for good? "Winter is coming," after all...

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And last but certainly not least, there's the Mother of Dragons: Daenerys "Stormborn" Targaryen. As revealed in Game of Thrones Season 6, Daeny is possibly the relative of Jon Snow. In HBO's new photo of Khaleesi, the queen dons a dark cape, with edgy shoulders reminiscent of Cersei's latest style. In a nod to her beloved dragons, the fierce ruler, played by Emilie Clarke, tops off her look with a silver cross-body belt made to look like the beasts' vertebrae.

With Daenerys finally on her way to join the rest of the players of Westeros to claim the mother of all thrones, Season 7 could be the best one yet for the Queen of Meereen, the Unburnt, the Breaker of Chains, the... you get the picture.

Check out makinggameofthrones.com to see additional exclusive sneak peeks.

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