The weather may be warming up, but winter is well on its way.

For all of you fans around the country (and, let's be honest, the world) anxiously awaiting the latest installment of Game of Thrones, we've got good news—HBO has released its very first batch of first-look photos from Season 7.

While you won't get a sneak peek of any epic battle scenes (which are surely in store), you'll catch glimpses of your favorite characters—and that'll have to suffice for now.

Check out the newly released photos from Season 7 of HBO's Game of Thrones in the following slides.