Eugene Simon: I was absolutely blown away, literally. He didn't know he was actually going to die this season. And when we both read the scene where the explosion goes off, Jonathan just set out a great big "NOOOOOOOOOOOO! And I told them, "The way you're describing his death, I just want to say 'thank you' for everything you've done over the past few years and thank you for being so generous with how you have chosen Lancel to go out this season. I think Lancel has had a wonderful run in this show and I'm so happy that I've been able to tell it. But when he's on the ground, paralyzed, bleeding, alone, in the deepest parts of the Sept of Baelor, he's frightened again, and he hasn't felt frightened for long time.
But the main point was to show he was vulnerable and he was scared again, so there was still something human left in him. By the end of the day my upper body was just ripped! HB: What do you think of your character's trajectory? ES: Lancel has astounded me as a character because in some ways, he's never been able to show you quite who he is at any given point.
There is neither judgement nor condemnation, yet at the same time there is an equal lack of celebration or hopefulness.
As such, these pieces are necessarily impressionistic and often dreamlike, sacrificing character and plot in favor of style and feeling.
Female readers need voices like hers, LGBT readers need voices like hers, and so does the genre of Weird fiction.
That is, they make the choice their culture says they should make, and because of this, they die, tragically.
cast still employed as of Season 6; though unseen in Seasons 3 and 4, his character had an important role from the show's inception.