Nathalie and I’ve undoubtedly had that dialog since the starting. We talked about the way it should be unusual for them, but additionally not unusual. We’re each individuals of coloration in England, so we utterly perceive it. I’m most likely saying one thing I shouldn’t, but a model of that scene has been scripted in earlier seasons, and we even shot one, but it didn’t make it to air. But that scene of them discussing their place, and what they need, I used to be actually glad that it made it into the present. It’s an vital component.
I do know it’s not vital to everybody, but to those that perceive what it appears like — and I can communicate to that as a result of I’m one of these individuals — it felt actually pertinent. I feel the earlier model that acquired reduce had a unique implication as a result of it was humorous. But narratively, this was the finest time to do it, regardless that some individuals may assume it might have come earlier.
What was the earlier scene that you just shot like?
I feel it had one thing to do with Tyrion’s governance of Meereen, so Season 6? It was half of his perspective on slavery, utterly based mostly on one thing he didn’t perceive, they usually had been having just a little tussle about the cut price he made with the slave masters to reinstate slavery for seven years. And Grey Worm was fed up, and rightly so. Who is that this man who’s keen to reinstate slavery?
I’m not utterly naïve. I do know that there are individuals who wouldn’t totally perceive, who don’t see the level of Missandei and Grey Worm. That relationship isn’t about the endgame. It’s not about the throne. It’s by no means been about that. It’s been a few higher goal, and loyalty. Two individuals popping out of actually excessive trauma and constructing lives for themselves and following somebody they imagine has their finest pursuits at coronary heart. I’m actually proud that these characters signify one thing that’s not represented elsewhere on the present.
There’s been loads of discuss quote-unquote range and coming to phrases with illustration, and the way vital that’s. I by no means questioned that I used to be Luke Skywalker after I watched “Star Wars” as a child. I didn’t should verify my creativeness. But it’s pretty after I really feel represented. So I’m glad that Missandei and Grey Worm’s story holds that place in the present.
And now, in the event that they each dwell, they’ll go to Naath collectively, as Missandei urged. That mentioned, the final time we spoke, you had been a fan of Skagos, the place you may hang around with the unicorns.