Confession time: some of our absolute favorite characters on Game of Thrones are pure evil. We like the good guys, too (at least the characters that come closest to being “good”), but when certain baddies walk onto the screen, you can’t help but get excited because you know something intense is about to go down.
Some of these characters aren’t outright evil, but they are definitely looking out for themselves and maybe a select few other people they happen to care about. In the alternative, some of our favorite villains are just flat out crazy.
Here are our top 9 Game of Thrones characters we love to hate: