You've probably seen Maisie Williams' Instagram post, in which she says goodbye to "Game of Thrones" with a picture of bloody sneakers. She wrote in the description "goodbye belfast. goodbye arya. goodbye game of thrones.[sic]" before adding quite an intriguing hashtag in which she states how she is the last woman standing. This hashtag, as well as Lena Heady's comment: "queen," fueled a few fan theories. And while most of them revolve around the idea that Arya will kill Cersei, one theory suggests that the name of Arya's direwolf, Nymeria, holds a key to understanding how her journey will end.

The importance of direwolves' names

Now, before delving into the significance of the name, Nymeria, let's talk about the other direwolves and how their names interfered with the Stark children's fates. Grey Wind was strong and intimidating, and died before his time, just like Robb Stark. When Lady died, so did Sansa's romanticized idea of what life should look like. Ghost foreshadowed Jon Snow's return from the dead. Summer, Bran's direwolf, was slain by the Army of the Dead that represents winter. The name Shaggydog foreshadowed Rickon's shaggy-dog story, with disappointing and rather pointless ending.

All of this brings us to Arya's direwolf, Nymeria, who is named after Rhoynar "warrior queen" who led her people to Westeros with ten thousand ships after the Valyrians conquered the Rhoyne with their dragons.

What does this mean for Arya Stark's future?

According to Tony Teflon, the Night King's army could very well destroy a large portion of Westeros in "Game of Thrones" Season 8. And since, in that case, the continent may not be that liveable, Arya could take a group of people to another continent, just like Nymeria did. Not only would that make her a queen, but it would also give Arya a chance to see what's west of Westeros, which is something that she always wanted to see, or at least that's what she said to Lady Crane in "Game of Thrones" Season 6.

Make sure to check out Tony Teflon's video for more details. It is shared below.

In conclusion

If this theory turns out to be true, Arya could very well be the last woman standing in the end. However, I don't think that's what Maise Williams was referring to in her Instagram post (the link will be attached at the end of the article).

What's more likely, is that she meant to say that she was the last actress to film her scenes on the show. Whatever the case, one thing is for certain: "Game of Thrones" has finished filming forever. The series will return to the small screens with its eighth and final season sometime in 2019.