PS: Who Is Best Suited to Rule "Game of Thrones"?

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Which current, former or potential "Game of Thrones" ruling character* is best suited to the role and would earn your support for their claim? * limited to Kings, Queens, claimants, next in the line of succession, large tribal chieftains, regents or other viable aspirants

Tywin Lannister, the Hand to three Kings offers some insights into what makes a good ruler in Game of Thrones. He cites wisdom, temperament, strength, dedication, intellect, justness, holiness and piousness among the traits that make rulers great. He highlights a willingness to heed counsel as being the most important trait. Also, Tywin stresses the importance of birthright and the duty of each family member to advance the position of their House. Which aspiring ruler has the optimal combination of qualities to be the best ruler in the known worlds of Westeros or Essos?

See the partial list of current, former and potential "Game of Thrones" rulers here: LIST https://www.imdb.com/list/ls047514777/


I have not listed those who rule smaller domains, as they would be comparable to a lord or lady who rules a lesser vassal house of the Seven Kingdoms.

Poll excluded Hill Tribes Chiefs, Free Folk Clan Leaders and Dothraki Khals
Shagga, Stone Crows Tribal Chieftain
Timett, Burned Men Tribal Chieftain
Chella, Black Ears Tribal Chieftainess
Rattleshirt, Hornfoot Tribal Chieftain
Styr, Thenn Tribal Chieftain
Mag the Mighty, Giants Tribal Chieftain aka King of the Giants
Loboda, Thenn Tribal Chieftain
Karsi, Frozen Shore Free Folk Tribal Chieftainess (Elder)
Dim Dalba, Free Folk Tribal Chieftain (Elder) ?
Tormund Giantsbane, Haunted Forest Free Folk Leader ?
Leaf, Children of the Forest Leader ?
Khal Moro, Dothraki khalasar Chief
Khal Rhalko, Dothraki khalasar Chief
Khal Forzho, Dothraki khalasar Chief
Khal Brozho, Dothraki khalasar Chief
Khal Qorro, Dothraki khalasar Chief
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This poll suggestion has been converted from a character to a image driven poll: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls047514777/

updated Who Is Best Suited to Rule "Game of Thrones"?

Which current, former or potential "Game of Thrones" ruling character* is best suited to the role and would earn your support for their claim?* limited to Kings, Queens, claimants, house heads, next in the line of succession, large tribal chieftains, regents or other viable aspirants

Tywin Lannister, the Hand to three Kings offers some insights into what makes a good ruler in Game of Thrones. He cites wisdom, temperament, strength, dedication, intellect, justness, holiness and piousness among the traits that make rulers great. He highlights a willingness to heed counsel as being the most important trait. Also, Tywin stresses the importance of birthright and the duty of each family member to advance the position of their House. Which aspiring ruler has the optimal combination of qualities to be the best ruler in the known worlds of Westeros or Essos?

SPOILER ALERT: Intended for viewers current through the 2017 season, as poll reveals depicted or discussed Game of Thrones (2011) Westeros ruler or aspirants through end of calendar 2018.

See the partial list of current, former and potential "Game of Thrones" rulers here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls047514777/
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This poll would complement an existing poll, as it asks the same question from another perspective:Who should win vs. Who will win. As with the Oscars, when the questions are asked, people often don't arrive at the same answer.

Who should win
PS: Who Is Best Suited to Rule "Game of Thrones"?
Who will win
Poll: Who Will Be the Ultimate Ruler of the Seven Kingdoms?

GOT SEASON EIGHT 4/6 episode bump for Sunday, May 05, 2019.
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I think that Sansa Stark gets bumped off and Arya Stark sits on the throne.
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We shall see soon enough, I think anything can happen in the next two episodes. I wouldn't  under estimate Sansa though. How ‘Game of Thrones’ just set up Sansa to take out Cersei.

If you saw the last episode, The Last Of The Starks or even the first "Game of Thrones"  season,  Arya has repeatedly been committed to being true to herself. She has said repeatedly she doesn't see herself as a Lady (never mind a Queen). She realizes her skills lie elsewhere and I think she has some unfinished business. Plus, she is third in line after Bran and Sansa among the Starks and there are eight other Great Houses to consider for the Iron Throne.
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A recurring plot line in season eight that has been mentioned in every episode and has progressively become a larger theme is ruler fitness and suitability. Obviously, this best ruler theme will reach a crescendo in the final episode next Sunday. This poll suggestion goes beyond those in contention for throne within the timeline of season eight (limited scope) and explores any current, former or potential candidate that was ever in-line for the throne and not just the current time period (wider scope). The publishing of this poll in next week, couldn't be more opportune, when viewers are thinking about: Which ruler is best suited for Westeros, as the next Iron Throne ruler?

This poll is unique and does not conflict with those that ask realistically Who will claim the Iron Throne Poll: Who Will Be the Ultimate Ruler of the Seven Kingdoms?

It ask a more interesting theoretically question of all the viable candidates over the entire series run (including flashbacks), who would have been the best ruler? PS: Who Is Best Suited to Rule "Game of Thrones"?

GOT SEASON EIGHT 5/6 bump for Sunday, May 12, 2019.
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This poll suggestion has been converted from a character to a image driven poll: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls047514777/

The poll header update posted above still needs to be completed to have an image hyperlink, instead of linking to the old character list which is non-existent.

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I replaced the link.
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Thanks.