It’s been so many years since we started the pilot and [I’ve made] some amazing friendships so… it was a character-thing, but it was also an actor-thing. I made some great friends I’m sad to not be seeing now. […] I left the set and cried all the way home. I was the crazy boy [on the plane] ordering multiple drinks on a one-hour flight.
— Richard Madden, Game of Thrones panel SDCC13