However, some truly unhappy fans have taken it upon themselves to kick their complaining up a notch with a petition calling on the network to remake the eighth and final season with new writers.
The Change.org petition, titled "Remake Game of Thrones Season 8 with competent writers," was started earlier this week, and already collected over 105,000 signatures in a matter of days.
According to the fan who started the petition, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have "proven themselves to be woefully incompetent writers when they have no source material (i.e. the books) to fall back on."
"This series deserves a final season that makes sense," the petition concludes. "Subvert my expectations and make it happen, HBO!"
The petition noticeably didn't include any original suggestions or ideas on how to improve the show or what could conceivably constitute a story that "makes sense" to the petition's author.
While the divisive second-to-last episode, titled "The Bells," may have drawn the ire of many fans -- as well as some very vocal support from a small enclave of defenders -- the mixed reviews didn't negatively impact the ratings at all.
In fact, "The Bells" proved to be the most-watched Game of Thrones episode in the show's history, with the series finale poised to be an even bigger ratings giant.
Considering how many fans with lots of free time are already livid over the direction the show had gone, it's likely the petition will continue to garner support and signatures. However, even if it does reach the 150,000 signature goal, it's unlikely outraged fans will ever be getting a season 8 remake.
While many fans felt her death was anti-climactic and unsatisfying, Headey herself had nothing but love for her experience on the show and penned a touching post about having to finally say goodbye to the role she'd embodied for eight seasons.
"There she goes. It’s been fun, and bonkers. I loved her. I am grateful for the opportunity. Massively thankful for your encouraging and supportive love along the way," Headey wrote on Instagram. "And now her watch is ended (I know she’d never make it, Nights watch wouldn’t have her .. but still..)"
Coster-Waldau also posted about the final scene with Cersei and Jaime, and shared his love and appreciation for his longtime co-star.
"The best, sweetest most wonderful sister from another mother @iamlenaheadey," Coster-Waldau captioned a slideshow of some behind-the-scenes snapshots of himself and Heady in full make-up. "That was a fun decade."