Game of Thrones Photos: Get a First Look at the Intense Season 6

Make like a dragon-riding Daenerys and hold on tight, Game of Thrones fans, because the first real look at the HBO drama’s sixth season is here.

This array of photos, which the premium cabler released Thursday, show — among other images — a bereft Jaime, a blind Arya, a grown Bran and a seriously shabby Mother of Dragons.

The drama returns Sunday, April 24, at 9/8c. Until then, click through the gallery below to see what’s in store.