Maisie Williams shares her thoughts on ‘The Pointy End’

By Steve Marzolf

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Watching Arya Stark, it's hard to believe that 'Game of Thrones' was Maisie Williams’ first acting job. And, as if landing a big role with the second audition of her career weren’t daunting enough, there was also the matter of getting to know her new movie-star dad: "I was a bit apprehensive because I'd never met him before and we were supposed to have such a close relationship – and of course, it was Sean Bean," she says. 'So...I was a bit shy. He was very nice, though, and made it a lot easier. The first scene was difficult, but after that it loosened up." Unfortunately, the same kind of happy ending doesn’t seem to be in store for Arya. In an exclusive HBO.com interview, we spoke with Maisie about everything her character lost in last night's episode: her mentor, her innocence and maybe her family as well.

Read the full interview with Maisie Williams on HBO.com