Daenerys May Have Romantic Leads Next Season, According To Game Of Thrones' Emilia Clarke

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Actress Emilia Clarke, who plays widow Daenerys Targaryen on HBO's Game Of Thrones, was cornered by a VH1 reporter at Comic-Con on Friday and asked what she thought was most interesting about Daenerys, who spent last season wandering in the Qarth desert.

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Her response:

"I think she's a character that lots of people can relate to, and lots of women can relate to, and I think that [the writers depict her] in a way where you can see both her vulnerability and you can see the struggle that she takes to overcome it, and watching that, I think, is something that fills people with hope, and makes you want to kind of root for her."

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And Dany might be getting some suitors in the upcoming season, although Clarke isn't allowed to give out the details.

There's a few interesting, uh, journeys that she goes on, and there's a lot of new stuff that goes on for her. This is a big season for her. I can't talk about and all I want to do is talk about it!

'Exclusive: Emilia Clarke Says Daenerys Has A Few Romantic "Journeys" On Next Season Of Game Of Thrones' [VH1]

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Is it Jorah? It's not Jorah, is it? Don't tell me. I love Jorah and he loves Dany so much. I want him to get some happiness. (Especially since I have the feeling he'll get offed at some point - no spoilers, just a guess.)

I pretty much watch for Dany - she is by far my favorite character.

I'm just finishing book one. It's been a slog, I have to admit, and I didn't think it would be considering I'd already seen season one, but Martin's writing just isn't that compelling for me. It might get better if I read ahead of the series; at least that'll be new material. But I'd have to get all the way through book two first, I think - my understanding is that book 1=season 1 and book 2=season 2, etc.