Game of ThronesEven though HBO didn't release a meaningful description of episode 9 of "Game of Thrones," it's pretty apparent what's going to happen just from the title alone: "Battle of the Bastards."

Jon Snow vs. Ramsay Bolton. It's on!

The network did release eight images from the episode, which depict everyone looking intense as hell. No wonder: The two sides are fighting for control of Winterfell and the entire North.

The first image (above) features Sansa and half-brother Jon gazing into the distance. Here's Jon brooding, wearing the clothing his sister made for him:
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Jon's new right-hand man, Davos Seaworth, also sees something he doesn't like. Fans are speculating that he may discover that Melisandre burned Shireen as a sacrifice (which didn't work):
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And now, a glimpse at the other side of the battle, Jon's bastard foe, Ramsay Bolton. Please, "Game of Thrones," kill him off. We send a prayer to the old gods and new:
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Here's a jaw-dropping shot of the battle lines:
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And wildling leader Tormund in battle. Let's hope he survives and reunites with his one true love, Brienne:
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Jon and Sansa's army may be smaller than Ramsay's, but they also have Wun Wun on their side:
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In the teaser trailer, Jon says not to bring him back from the dead should he fall in battle:
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"Game of Thrones" airs Sundays at 9 p.m. on HBO.

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