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'Game of Thrones' Season 7 finale: Jon Snow's mystery revealed

Acilia Dean | 28 Agosto, 2017, 23:16

After Gilly (Hannah Murray) casually dropped the news about Jon being a legitimate Targaryen just a couple of episodes ago, the season seven finale, called "The Dragon and the Wolf", made the news even more explicit: Jon is indeed both dragon and wolf, the product of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark's tragic love affair.

Despite collapsing in front of the gates of the Wall, Gendry managed to relay Jon's message to Ser Davos - thus playing a pivotal part in the survival of Jon Snow and his companions. Jon Snow basically told him that the fact that Ned Stark raised him matters.

Jon Snow is not just a Targaryen, he is the right heir to the Iron Throne.

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones. Ditching the usual one-hour episode, this 80 minutes long marathon under the name "The Dragon and The Wolf" has left all its fans insane but we can not deny how satisfying it was. No, not the Aegon Targaryen who was Rhaegar's other son, and Jon's half-brother - the Aegon who was murdered by Gregor "the Mountain" Clegane.


Many fans had been waiting to see just how Littlefinger would get his comeuppance, but many were more than likely thrown off with the way that it finally played out. This was her insurance, should her plan somehow backfire and she loses the war with Daenerys. Another problem, though, is his real name: Aegon Targaryen. For those fans who started with George R.R. Martin's book series, it's a revelation 20 years in the making. Not only was it the name of the first Targaryen conqueror, but it was also Rhaegar and Elia Martell's (his first wife) son's name.

It's not too surprising to hear that the conflict between Sansa and Arya is going to come to a head, as this has been a major focus of the season so far. Rhaegar believed in prophecies and wanted to ensure they came true. And with good timing because, despite such a satisfying Stark collaboration to take down Littlefinger, we also saw the Wall broken down and the Night King with his undead army infiltrating the North. Jon and Daenerys are heading there, as well as Jaime Lannister. And with Bran's new information about Jon's true name, Jon's fate of being the prince that was promised seems officially solidified since Rhaegar's third child, Prince Aegon Targaryen, is the ideal combo of ice and fire.

Bran, who can see the past, said that Jon must know about parentage - which means Dany is his aunt - and that he has a claim to the Iron Throne. Everything that Daenerys has been working toward over the past few seasons is about to be whisked away because of a vision Bran had.

The Season 7 finale of Game of Thrones draws to a close with Samwell Tarly (John Bradley-West) arriving at Winterfell and meeting with Brandon Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright).

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