This Game of Thrones star without his signature beard is the best thing you’ll see today!

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*WARNING: This post is dark and full of spoilers!* 

The seventh season of Game of Thrones has come to a close and all people can talk about is new love, monster babies – and Tormund Giantsbane’s beard.

The moment the wildling revealed his interest in spectacular warrior woman, Brienne of Tarth, viewers went stark mad (no pun intended) at the possibility that big ol’ bad Tormund might actually be a softy.

In the latest season, Tormund tells the Hound about his interest in Brienne saying, “I want to make babies with her. Think of them, great big monsters. They’d conquer the world."

This news sparked renewed interest in the character, leading fans to wonder what Tormund, played by Norwegian actor Kristofer Hivju, looks like without his signature beard. But who needs an imagination when Twitter is here to help?

This photo of the 38-year-old from Oslo without a beard went viral in minutes – and it’s no hard to see why!

What fresh-faced, flame-haired innocence! Could this clean-shaved gentleman really be the ferocious wildling we have all come to fear and love?

While some fans were devastated by the revelation, others were more appreciative of the chiselled star’s more refined look.

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