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Q&A: Aidan Gillen talks about that Littlefinger moment on 'Game of Thrones'

Sunday night the "Game of Thrones" fandom said farewell to a major player. Some fans rejoiced, others grieved. We talked to the man at center of it all: Aidan Gillen, Lord Petyr Baelish, or to those in the know in the realm, Littlefinger.

Warning: Major "Game of Thrones" season finale spoilers ahead.

After seven seasons of deception, Gillen recalled his final moments as Littlefinger via phone from a "crumbly old hotel" on the Southern coast of the U.K. He had not actually seen the season finale; he tried to stream it, but alas the hotel Wi-Fi "ain't working" fast enough to keep up with the ice dragon carnage.

No matter, "I don't particularly want to see myself die," Gillen explained. "I've seen it a lot, and I tend to steer clear of those events the

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