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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Game of Thrones inspired #AryaChallenge takes over the Internet

Still waiting to catch up on GoT’s latest episode? Then, it’s our duty to warn you about the spoilers below.

it-s-viral Updated: May 03, 2019 11:58 IST
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People are sharing their videos impersonating Arya and trying out her knife trick using different items.
People are sharing their videos impersonating Arya and trying out her knife trick using different items. (Twitter/@Dody_Eltayeb)
         

While waiting for another episode of “Game of Thrones”, diehard followers have created a new social media challenge inspired by the ‘lethal’ move delivered by fan favourite Arya Stark in the third chapter of the epic fantasy series.

Arya, played by Maisie Williams, started trending on Twitter over the weekend after the character pulled off what could be described as one of the most shocking and iconic moments in the history of the HBO series.

As the “GOT” fever peaked, the next couple of days saw fans create their own renditions of the ‘killer’ move under the hashtags, such as #NotToday, #AryaChallenge and #TheArya. In the latest episode, titled ‘The Long Night’, Arya expertly manoeuvred her Valerian steel dagger to strike an exceptional blow during an intense fight sequence in the Battle of Winterfell, something which majority of ardent fans did not see coming. 

People also shared a clip pointing out Arya already lent an insight into her skill set way back in the seventh season when she successfully sparred with Ser Brienne of Tarth.

As multiple fan theories started doing the rounds on social media about what the future now holds for Westeros, the move went viral with people sharing their videos impersonating Arya and trying out her knife trick using different items. Check out some of the videos by fans:

Do you want to take up the challenge too?