Top 40 'Game of Thrones' Characters, Ranked

From Arya to Ygritte, we count down the 'Game's best and worst players

Brienne of Tarth

10. Brienne of Tarth

Even in a series full of outcasts, this woman warrior stands out from the crowd, and not just because she's a solid twelve inches taller. Trapped in a body built to do things people of her gender aren't supposed to do in this society, she seems to seek escape by pairing up with other  misfits — a closeted king, a widow stuck in a war, a knight who's lost both his honor and his hand. Despite a lifetime of indignities, she's open enough to connect with all of them — which is how she connects with us, too.

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