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‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Trailer: Dragons and Snakes and Beards, Oh My!

“Nothing’s more hateful than failing to protect the one you love.”

HBO has released the first Season 5 trailer for Game of Thrones, and it’s got enough action and intrigue jam-packed in two minutes to last the wait till April (but probably not).

The trailer features various characters, from Cersei and Jaime Lannister to the anticipated unveiling of the vengeance-seeking Sand Snakes, bastard daughters of the deceased Oberyn Martell. It also foreshadows intimate scenes between Littlefinger and Sansa (ew), where the former urges the latter to avenge the deaths of her family members.

Other highlights: Margaery weds Tommen. Arya brandishes Needle in Braavos. Dany proclaims that she intends to “break the wheel.” And Tyrion sports a Rick Grimes-esque beard. All set to David Bowie’s “Heroes”.

The fifth season of Game of Thrones premieres on April 12 on HBO.