Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark and Max von Sydow as the Three-Eyed Raven.
Helen Sloan/HBO Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark and Max von Sydow as the Three-Eyed Raven.

Watch out — dragons and spoilers lurk below. Actually, that's only half-true. None of the 20 photos featured below actually showcase the legendary beasts that make "Game of Thrones" so distinctive and instead spotlight the large ensemble cast that's the show's real source of drama and terror. 

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While there's no sign of Jon Snow, nearly all of your other living favorites can be seen wearing various degrees of dirt and hinting at key changes to their characters — like Cersei's haircut and Arya's eye issues. 

The biggest spoiler of all: Bran (Isaac Hempstead Wright) grew the hell up. (Though for those tempted to analyze why he might be standing in this shot, HBO notes that this scene is "from a vision sequence.")

Season 6 of "Game of Thrones" premieres April 24 on HBO. Check out the photos below.

Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton.
Helen Sloan/HBO Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton.
Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth.
Helen Sloan/HBO Liam Cunningham as Davos Seaworth.
Jonathan Pryce as the High Sparrow.
Helen Sloan/HBO Jonathan Pryce as the High Sparrow.
Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy and Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark.
Helen Sloan/HBO Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy and Sophie Turner as Sansa Stark.
Hannah Waddingham as Septa Unella and Natalie Dormer as Margaery Tyrell.
Helen Sloan/HBO Hannah Waddingham as Septa Unella and Natalie Dormer as Margaery Tyrell.
Michael McElhatton as Roose Bolton and Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton.
Helen Sloan/HBO Michael McElhatton as Roose Bolton and Iwan Rheon as Ramsay Bolton.
Gemma Whelan as Yara Greyjoy.
Helen Sloan/HBO Gemma Whelan as Yara Greyjoy.
John Bradley as Samwell Tarly and Hannah Murray as Gilly.
Helen Sloan /HBO John Bradley as Samwell Tarly and Hannah Murray as Gilly.
Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth.
Helen Sloan/HBO Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth.
Carice van Houten as Melisandre.
Helen Sloan/HBO Carice van Houten as Melisandre.
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen.
Macall B. Polay/HBO Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen.
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister and Conleth Hill as Varys.
Macall B. Polay/HBO Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister and Conleth Hill as Varys.
Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister.
Macall B. Polay/HBO Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister.
Maisie Williams as Arya Stark.
Macall B. Polay/HBO Maisie Williams as Arya Stark.
Patrick Malahide as Balon Greyjoy.
Helen Sloan/HBO Patrick Malahide as Balon Greyjoy.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister.
Helen Sloan/HBO Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister.
Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei.
Helen Sloan/HBO Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei.
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister.
Helen Sloan/HBO Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister.
Dean-Charles Chapman as King Tommen Baratheon, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Nell Tiger Free as Myrcella Baratheon.
Helen Sloan/HBO Dean-Charles Chapman as King Tommen Baratheon, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister and Nell Tiger Free as Myrcella Baratheon.

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