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Season 8, episode 3 of Game of Thrones has inspired a number of memes and reactions on Twitter. 

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The final season of HBO’s Game Of Thrones has inspired countless memes. The most recent of which are reactions to Arya Stark killing the Night King at the Battle of Winterfell. In the action-packed episode “The Long Night,” Arya defeated the Night King, thus ending the threat of the White Walkers and the army of the dead. These Arya Stark memes celebrate how she is a total savage.

The hashtag #NotToday was trending on Twitter after the episode aired. The phrase comes from a previous episode in which Melisandre asked Arya “What do we say to the god of death?” and Arya responded “Not today.” Arya repeated these words, which have become known as her catchphrase, during the Battle of Winterfell.

Arya is an inspiration to us all. She is truly a BAMF. We stan.

Arya is the GOAT. Across social media, fans are declaring that she is their favorite character in the GoT franchise.

Many Arya Stark memes compare her to great sports legends, remarking on the athletic skill she has exhibited throughout the series and in her beastmode destruction of the Night King.

Many people are finding some #MondayMotivation in Arya Stark. If she can defeat the Night King, you can make it through the workday, right?

Others have found Arya’s catchphrase “not today” to be the perfect mindset for facing unpleasant things.

Live Reactions

Videos of fans at watching Arya’s dramatic slaying of the Night King capture just how exciting and unexpected the scene was.