5 couples on Game of Thrones who deserved better

Valentine's Day is a time to embrace love, including those romances that deserved so much more.

Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow in Game of Thrones
Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow in Game of Thrones /
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4. Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen

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Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones /

Ah, what could've been. Despite Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen being related, they could've still ruled the Seven Kingdoms together — even if they only had a platonic relationship. The two characters were absolutely destined to meet, and while we never found out who The Prince That Was Promised was, I really think it could've been a combination of them both.

It's not surprising that Jon and Dany fell for one another when they met, making that plot twist of his true parentage all the more juicy. Even if they couldn't have survived as a romantic couple, though, they really got terrible endings. And for what? It was so disrespectful to both characters.

Their relationship deserved better than Jon having to be the one to kill Daenerys.

3. Missandei and Grey Worm

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Missandei and Grey Worm in Game of Thrones /

How could you not love Missandei and Grey Worm? They were both loyal, honorable, and kindhearted people who were there for one another and for Daenerys down to the end.

Dany freed both characters from enslavement and it didn't take long for them to form feelings for one another. It was truly impossible not to root for them as endgame, but they lived a dangerous life as Daenerys' followers.

As the commander of the Unsullied, Grey Worm was willing to be at the frontline of combat to defend Daenerys, whereas Missandei was Dany's close adviser, handmaiden, and friend. Because of their closeness, Missandei was killed to hurt Dany in the final season, a death we're still not over.

In another life, Missandei and Grey Worm would've lived in peace together, but unfortunately, that just wasn't their reality in the end.