'The women are rocking this season': Emilia Clarke, Maisie Williams and Sophie Turner strike a pose as female Game Of Thrones stars cover Entertainment Weekly
From Khal Drogo to Tywin Lannister, Westeros was a male-dominated world when Game Of Thrones first hit screens.
But a lot has changed in five years, and as the men have been variously poisoned, beheaded, castrated or burned alive, the women have been taking over.
In tribute to the strong female characters who now dominate the hit HBO show, Entertainment Weekly dedicated it's latest edition to what it dubs the 'Dame Of Thrones'.
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'The women are rocking this season': Sophie Turner is among six female Game Of Thrones stars covering thsi week's Entertainment Weekly
With six covers each featuring a different female lead, it shows just how dominate they now are.
In character as Daenerys (Emilia Clarke), Brienne (Gwendoline Christie), Arya (Maisie Williams), Sansa (Sophie Turner), Cersei (Lena Headey), Margaery (Natalie Dormer), the actresses pose in full costume for the magazine
'The women are rocking this season,' HBO programming president Michael Lombardo tells the publication.
The women are taking over: From Khal Drogo to Tywin Lannister, Westeros was a male-dominated world when Game Of Thrones first hit screens; Emilia Clarke is seen in character as Daenerys
Powerful: Brienne (Gwendoline Christie), and Cersei (Lena Headey)
'They power this season. It’s organic to the storytelling, yet a radical shift. It’s the women that are the hope that we’re watching as the chess pieces move this season, and it’s very exciting.'
The ten-episode sixth season of the Emmy winning fantasy series will hit screens next month.
Based on George R.R. Martin's series A Song of Ice and Fire, this will be the first season which takes viewers ahead of the published books.
Growing up on screen: Maisie Williams' character Arya Stark has gained more and more screen time
In tribute to the strong female characters who now dominate the hit HBO show, Entertainment Weekly dedicated it's latest edition to what it dubs the 'Dame Of Thrones'; seen is Natalie Dormer
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