Game Of Thrones is about many things: vengeance, combating evil, contrasting the virtues of nobility with the reality of life’s cruelty. It’s about civil war, magic, dragons, and warriors. But part of what makes Game of Thrones so interesting is its focus on fathers and sons. A majority of the characters are defined by their relationships with their fathers.
Sadly, most of the fathers are awful to their sons. Ned Stark is the minority, while Tywin Lannister and Roose Bolton are the majority. With the last episode’s introduction of Sam’s despicable father, Randyll Tarly, let’s rank the absolute worst fathers in the Game of Thrones Universe.