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Spoilers for Game of Thrones season 6, of course.

In what's become a Game of Thrones postmortem tradition, recently fired (sorry) actress Natalie Dormer, also known as Margaery Tyrell, explained to Entertainment Weekly why her character didn't really get outwitted by her dastardly rival Cersei Lannister.

The reason it all goes tits up is because Margaery wasn’t in control of the battle against Cersei.

Margaery—who was faking allegiance to the High Sparrow in order to outmaneuver him—could not keep her rosy eyes on two enemies at once. Meanwhile Cersei, shielded by her zombie knight, carved out a measure of independence from that pious villain.