This was a war being planned by a room full of powerful women and the eunuchs (and one dwarf) who served them. So much so that he leads with it in this behind the scenes video where he discusses filming it.
Emilia Clarke, who plays Daenerys, and Indira Varma, who plays Ellaria Sand, also consider how different a scene it is.
They're not the only one who found this situation to be a fun one to play.
In the full length “Inside The Episode” segment, Dan Weiss said he didn't even realize they set themselves up for this until they got there.
Dany's crew had not one, but two extended scenes around Dragonstone's famous Chamber of the Painted Table while she planned her conquest of Westeros because, as Peter Dinklage put it, women are running Dragonstone.
She added the simple yet evocative caption: "Miami daze".
There had been rumours that the pair were dating after they were spotted leaving a hotel together last year, and canoodling (can we make that word happen?! While Sophie was clearly winning the red carpet at Sunday night's BAFTAs in London, Joe was busy attending the Grammy Awards in LA.
He has since appeared in such films as the comedy Elf (2003), the crime film Find Me Guilty (2006), the superhero comedy Underdog (2007), the fantasy film The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) and the superhero film X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).
Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, which has earned him the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 20, as well as receiving consecutive Emmy nominations from 2011 to 2016.