Even if you’ve never read George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels, chances are you’re familiar with the name Lady Stoneheart — if only from hearing your disgruntled book-reading friends complaining about all the deviations that HBO’s Game of Thrones has made from Martin’s storylines. SEE ALSO: Four big clues for next week’s ‘Game of Thrones’ we spotted in this delicious promo In the book series, Lady Stoneheart is the reanimated corpse of Catelyn Stark, resurrected by Beric Dondarrion through the power of the Lord of Light. After being dumped in the river by the Freys following her murder, she’s almost unrecognizable, only able to speak by covering the slit in her throat. Following the Red Wedding, she’s consumed by a thirst for vengeance, and kills any Frey, Bolton or Lannister she comes across as payback. Many fans hoped to see Catelyn make a reappearance following Season 3 of Game of Thrones to take her revenge on the Freys, but as the years have passed with no sign of “LSH,” our dreams dwindled — until now. SEE ALSO: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 premiere proves the ladies really are running the show After seeing the Season 7 premiere, it looks like there’s a new Lady Stoneheart in town, and her name is Arya Stark. While we’ll probably never get to hear the words “Lady Stoneheart” on the show — unless the writers decide to give Arya that nickname as a nod to the books (but that…more detail
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