The Iron Throne was airlifted into the Tower of London for the season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones last night. Sky Atlantic tweeted this picture of the Throne in motion, and there's something about it that makes the massive chair look wee and quaint.
We all know the iconic image of Sean Bean atop The Iron Throne which graces every HBO promotional item for Game of Thrones, but George RR Martin imagines a different throne design when he's writing about the fun-filled land of Westoros. Enter this drawing by Marc Simonetti. This "death-chair" designed for the upcoming "The World of Ice and Fire", is what George RR Martin had in mind: "a hunched beast looming over the throne room, ugly and asymmetric".