One characteristic of HBO's hit show Game of Thrones is a complete lack of mercy when it comes to killing off characters. This infographic from SAT TV Depot explores why your favorite characters had to die. As Cersei Lannister astutely points out, when you play the game of thrones you win or you die.
If you are not caught up with Game of Thrones season 4, you might want to do that before consulting this chart. When it comes to killing off characters on the popular fantasy tv program, it doesn't matter if you love them or hate them. From Nedd Stark and his son Robb to King Joffrey, no one is safe from George R. R. Martin's grim reaper of a pen or the show's faithfulness to his word.