Game of Thrones has had a reputation for gratuitous, explicit sex scenes since it premiered in 2011, but rarely are those sex scenes between characters you'd actually like to see having sex with each other (or unproblematic enough that you don't feel skeevy for watching them). In the spirit of correcting that flaw, here's a wish list of nine sex scenes that need to happen before the show sails off into the Narrow Sea.
1. Brienne of Tarth and Tormund Giantsbane
Since Tormund first made googly eyes at Brienne over dinner at Castle Black, it's been clear that there’s a real attraction there, even if for now it's one-sided. Brienne could still come around, though, especially if Tormund keeps his beard clean and plays his cards right.
2. Brienne of Tarth and Jaime Lannister
I know I just said I wanted Brienne to make Tormund's wildest warrior woman fantasies come true, but I also can't stop hoping that Jaime will one day put aside his love for his twin sister and go for the one woman in Westeros who really understands him. Their chemistry has been off the charts for a long time, so they should just take another bath together and make it happen.
3. Cersei Lannister and Daario Naharis
Logistics would be difficult given that Daario got left behind in Meereen when Daenerys sailed for Westeros, but that doesn't mean it wouldn't be perfect. Daario loves powerful women; Cersei loves men she can use and discard at will. Also, both are extremely good-looking, and Cersei isn’t going to hold herself to rules like "queens shouldn't have lovers." Get thee to King's Landing, Daario!
4. Jon Snow and the ghost of Ygritte
No one who's still alive is good enough for Jon Snow, except maybe Daenerys but she's his aunt and that's gross. He'll just have to settle for the ghost of the woman who took his virginity in that cave all those seasons ago. This show has dragons. Surely somebody can conjure the ghost of the King in the North's one true love.
5. Sansa Stark and Podrick Payne
Sansa is clearly in power-grab mode right now, which could lead to some Cersei-style, politically motivated hookups, especially now that Sansa knows disgusting men like Littlefinger think she's hot. If she's just looking for fun, though, she should go with Podrick Payne, who is (1) closer to her age and (2) so good in that bed that King's Landing prostitutes refuse to let him pay them for their services. Treat yourself, Sansa.
6. Daenerys Targaryen and Yara Greyjoy
There was some serious flirtation between these two when they met back in season six, as well a shared understanding that men are terrible. You know what's better than one queen? Two queens, who are having sex.
7. Missandei and Grey Worm
Not since Robb Stark and Talisa have there been two people on Game of Thrones who so clearly have the hots for each other without an ulterior motive or a shared family tree. A lot could happen on the sea voyage to Westeros. Just saying!
8. Ser Davos Seaworth and anybody
Ser Davos has had a rough few years, all in service to an ungrateful king who ended up dead. He deserves some love, and maybe a few days off. The Water Gardens of Dorne seem nice!
9. Whoever wants to in the elevator at the Wall
Why no one has made use of this thing for some Fifty Shades–style enclosed space action is a mystery. It's right there, begging to become the setting for a clandestine rendezvous. Your move, Brienne and Tormund.
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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.