New to the 'Game': The Best and Worst New Characters from 'Game of Thrones' Season Two
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The Game is over. The season finale of Game of Thrones aired Sunday night, and the seven gods finally revealed who will survive to play next season. That makes it the perfect time to rank the Game's rookies as they continue (or don't) into their sophomore phase. Many new faces appeared in Season Two – some stayed in the background while others drove the action and became fan favorites. We're counting down the top 15 new characters from worst to first. Who'll be the Game's rookie of the year?

By Sean T. Collins