R+L=J is the now confirmed theory that Jon Snow is the son of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark. What the fifth episode of Game of Thrones seventh season, "Eastwatch", now points at is that he is not only the product of this union but is actually legitimate. This is revealed when Gilly stumbles upon the information that Rhaegar had his previous marriage to Elia Martell annulled and officially married someone else in a secret ceremony in Dorne. Of course, this leads to believe that is was Lyanna who he married before Jon was born, making him the rightful heir to the Seven Kingdoms.
This Game of Thrones fan theory states that Bran is the Night King. This would have happened when the Children of the Forest pierced a man's heart with dragonglass creating the first White Walker. If this is true, Bran would have been warging into this man, and when the dragonglass pierced his heart, he became stuck in that body, becoming the Night King himself.
This Game of Thrones fan theory holds that Tyrion is the illegitimate son of Aerys “The Mad King” Targaryen who was infatuated with Joanna Lannister (Tywin's wife) and used to take unwanted liberties with her. The evidence that supports this theory is that Tywin hates Tyrion and tells him he is not his son. In the books, Tyrion also has light blond hair and different colored eyes, always dreams with dragons and, in the series, when he finally meets them, is able to touch them.
This Game of Thrones fan theory states that Bran Stark is the one who causes Aerys Targaryen to become The Mad King. This happens when he realizes that others can hear him during his visions from the past, but doesn't understand that they cannot fully understand him. He attempts to reason with Aerys, but the King only hears whispers and is eventually driven mad by it.
Azor Ahai was a warrior who fought to end the Long Night. Also called the Prince That Was Promised, he possessed a flaming sword called Lightbringer that he forged by sacrificing his wife Nissa Nissa. This Game of Thrones fan theory argues that Jamie Lannister might be Azor Ahai reborn, with his near death experience in the lake being his rebirth amidst smoke and salt. He could also be the one who murders his sister, fulfilling that part of the prophecy. Aditionally, Reddit user, byrd82, states that Valyrian words for gold and hand are aeksion and ondos, while Valyrian words for lord and light are aeksio and onos. This could have led to a mistranslation and the erroneous creation of a religion, with the prophecy actually saying that the true savior is the “Gold Hand”.
Cleganebowl is a Game of Thrones fan theory that states that brothers Sandor Clegane (The Houd) and Gregor Clegane (The Mountain), will eventually face off against each other in an epic fight.
A prophecy claims that during the next long Winter, Azor Ahai will return, a hero born "amidst salt and smoke" who will "draw from the fire a burning sword." This hero is the one who will beat back the dark army. This Game of Thrones fan theory states that Jon Snow is said prince.
This Game of Thrones fan theory states that Daenerys Targaryen is the embodiment of Azor Ahai reborn. A prophecy claims that when the next Long Night comes, Azor Ahai will return and will defeat the army of the dead. This hero will be born amidst smoke and salt and will carry a flaming sword.
This Game of Thrones fan theory is based on the knowledge that Valyrian dragonlords used horns to control their dragons. It's believed that Euron Greyjoy may have stolen a powerful horn called Dragonbinder from a group of warlocks and will use it to turn Dany's dragons against her.
This Game of Thrones fan theory states that The Night King might have a dragon up his sleeve. It may be hidden inside the wall and he will resurrect it, he may already have it hidden in the North, or it may be one of Dany’s dragons that is stolen from her and made into an ice dragon.
1000th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch is a post in the Tumblr page of ASOIAFUniversity, or A Song of Ice and Fire University. It discusses the possibility of Jamie Lannister being named as the 1000th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch.
"Game of Thrones finally set up Jaime Lannister to make a painfully dark choice about Cersei" is an article in Business Insider. It was written by Kim Renfro and was published on June 28, 2016. It discusses about a dark ending between Jamie and Cersei in the show.
This Theory About Arya Killing Cersei On 'Game Of Thrones' Would Fulfill The Valonqar Prophecy & Let Arya Cross A Name Off Her List is an article in Bustle written by Alaina White on July 24, 2017.
How Littlefinger FAKED his Death is a video on Youtube posted by Neo. It was published on December 9, 2017. It is a fan theory about Petry Baelish faking his own death using a Faceless Man from Braavos.
Hate spoilers, theories, and other similar buzzes from the crazily annoying part of the fanbase of your favorite television show or movie series? Can’t blame you! Some of these people, if we can even call them as such (LOL), just cannot help themselves and create or share out-of-this-world ideas or even spot-on spoilers, totally messing up the experience for those who just want to wait when the episode, the book, or the film comes up. But did you know that a study released in 2016 stated that spoilers and fan theories might not only increase enjoyment upon watching the real thing but also lessen parasocial distress breakup when the series finally ends? In 2016, Morgan Ellithorpe from Michigan University and Sarah Brookes from New York College at Geneseo released “I Didn’t SeeThat Coming: Spoilers, Fan Theories, and Their Influence on Enjoyment and Parasocial Breakup Distress During a Series Finale” - a study that tested mental model resonance as a mechanism to gauge how seeing (or not seeing) spoilers and theories affected the experience the watching of series enders.
Speaking of finales and theories, Game of Thrones fan theories have sprung up like ...uhm… wights ever since HBO released the trailer of the series finale. Some of them are believable, but some of them are too long of a shot to be considered, but with a show as crazy and as unexpected as GoT, one can never be sure. If you are looking for some to blame for fans getting loony with theories, blame George R.R. Martin himself for not being able to finish the series as quickly as he promised. Did you know that the multi-awarded author and creator of this universe has published and edited a lot of side works but has pushed his deadlines for the last two novels in his series? The seventh book, titled Winds of Winter, was supposed to be sold in 2016, and was rumored to be up for sale again in 2018, but Martin couldn’t finish the book in time. Meanwhile, he has released works like The Princess and the Queen, The Rogue Prince, and Targaryen history book, Fire & Blood.
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