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Game of Thrones finally revealed Jon Snow’s real name!

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This article contains a huge spoiler from the latest Game Of Thrones episode and the title of the article clearly mentions what we are talking about. So let’s first give the mandatory warning before we move ahead and talk about the huge reveal in Game Of Thrones season 7 finale. SPOILER ALERT!!! Please turn back if you haven’t yet watched the episode.

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Finally after 7 long seasons of calling Jon by his bastard name, Game Of Thrones gave us his real name and the fans are going crazy and I mean it because I am one of those fans who can’t seem to control his emotions after watching Game Of Thrones season 7 finale.

This has to be one of the best episodes so far and the episode gave us some stunning moments but we are only going to focus on the biggest reveal in the episode and that is Jon Snow’s real name and it turns out he’s Aegon Targaryen!

During the season 6 finale, we found out that Jon was the son of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark but we didn’t know if he was a bastard or not and another important topic of discussion was his name that Lyanna whispered in Ned’s ears. A fan tried to lip read his name and came up with the name Jaeharys but the latest episode has shown us that it was a case of bad lip reading and that Jon Snow has a kickass new name, Aegon Targaryen.

We need to thank Gilly and Samwell Tarly for this revelation and the fans will readily forgive Samwell because he didn’t actually ignore the information that Gilly revealed about Rhaegar annulling his marriage with Elia Martell.

Bran Stark, who’s the Three Eyed Raven now, can see everything that has happened and is happening all around the world and as he told us previously, it’s difficult to keep track of so many things and we are glad that Samwell was there at the right moment to guide Bran in the right direction.

Bran was convinced that Jon Snow was, in fact, Jon Sand as he thought that Jon was Rhaegar and Lyanna’s bastard son. But Samwell corrected him and on Samwell’s request, Bran searched through history to find the moment when Rhaegar wed Lyanna and I wish we got to see more scenes involving Rhaegar but we can’t complain as Bran quickly moved forward and showed us the moment where Lyanna told Ned about her son’s real name and it is going to have huge implications in Game Of Thrones season 8.

We now know that Jon or Aegon to be correct (it will take some time to get used to his new name and I’ll prefer to call him Jon for now) has the strongest claim to the Iron Throne and he’s named after Aegon the Conqueror.

However, Aegon the Conqueror wasn’t the only Aegon in the history of Westeros as a number of Targaryen’s were named Aegon, but it’s interesting to note that Rhaegar had a son with Elia Martell and he too was named Aegon Targaryen.

So it’s weird to find out that Rhaegar had two sons named Aegon. Take a look at this scene from season 3, where  Thoros of Myr talks about Rhaegar’s murdered children Aegon and Rhaenys. Jump directly to the 3.20 mark.

It’s also possible that Rhaegar and Lyanna never had a discussion about the name and Lyanna named him Aegon on her own but we don’t want to discuss more about this and focus on the important point.

We now know that Jon has the best claim to the Iron Throne and not Cersei or Daenerys but we don’t know if he will be willing to take that responsibility. We have seen how he didn’t want to be the King in the North but took over that responsibility as he wanted to protect the North from the danger that was approaching and maybe he might do that again but we can never predict what happens in Game Of Thrones.

Also, he fans finally got to witness some boat sex between Jon and Daenerys and it will be interesting to see how Jon reacts when he finds out that Daenerys is actually his aunt!

What are your thoughts about the latest revealation? Do you think Jon will marry Daenerys after finding out his true identity? Let us know in the comments below.






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Most viewers were satisfied with the final season of Game of Thrones, says online poll

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Most viewers were satisfied with the final season of Game of Thrones; says an online poll

Game of Thrones is one of the most talked-about things in recent times. Although one means no disrespect towards the saga of Ice and Fire, the popular opinion has seemed to lean towards the negative during and after the show’s final season. Inconsistent character arcs, premature swansong, lack of explanation, etc. were some of the opinions floating around the internet and our social circles. The dissatisfaction felt very real when more than a million people signed a petition to urge HBO to remake the final season.

While it’s easy to take the Mountain i.e. the Game of Thrones down on negative howls, it takes a lot more than a Hound to actually do so. YouGov, internet-based market research and data analytics firm proved the same with a recently conducted online survey. It has revealed some interesting data related to our beloved show and its reception among the viewers. And it’s not all negative. Read on!

Most viewers were satisfied with the final season of Game of Thrones; says an online poll

The company conducted the digital poll keeping Emmy’s in the eye. It speaks for the nominated shows on behalf of 2475 US adults selected from a panel of 1.2 million individuals. The sample size doesn’t seem so significant and even limits the geography to the USA. Yet it can account for popular opinion due to random sampling involved in the selection of the participants.

Without any further ado, let’s dive into the findings that pertain to Game of Thrones.

The extent of satisfaction: 52% of participants said that they were “very satisfied” or “somewhat satisfied” with the final season of Game of Thrones. So yeah, most people seem to be satisfied. However, 41% expressed that they were unsatisfied, with 7% choosing no sides. Not the result one anticipated for Game of Thrones before the final season aired.

Outstanding Drama Series: 18% of people chose the HBO series as the most deserving show to win the Outstanding Drama Series at the Emmy’s; the most for any show. We know that there’s going to be no more Game of Thrones, at least not in the present form. So, it could be an emotional choice or perhaps a callback for the cumulative experience the series has generated over the years. Or maybe, they genuinely liked the whole thing!

Level of Engagement with the show: 18% said that they had watched every single episode of Game of Thrones to date; while a whopping 44% have neither watched a single episode nor intend to; again the most among all the shows. This feels ironical; a show that got more eyeballs than any other show has also managed to escape the fancy of an equally huge number.

David Benioff and D.B. Weiss: When asked if they would be interested in watching something that the Game of Thrones showrunners make, 29% expressed an interest while 38% chose to be uninterested in their future ventures. The duo has received the maximum flak for the final season not being up to the mark. No wonder, the results don’t reflect otherwise.

Now, these revelations are not set in stone nor do they speak on behalf of everyone. There is even a margin of statistical error in the analysis itself. But they do involve a methodology and represent a general trend towards the sought-after show. Game of Thrones has sparked conversations with every new season since its inception. And it’s still very much alive, especially with multiple promising prequels in the pipeline. In spite of all that, we can hardly say that the show got an ideal farewell from the viewers.

Most viewers were satisfied with the final season of Game of Thrones; says an online poll

 

If you were to ask us, we would say we were content with the final result; i.e. the final position of every character in Westeros or to the West of it (Arya), although we don’t think this was the best way to reach there. What do you guys think? Tell us in the comments below.






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Emilia Clarke is vacationing in India with Rose Leslie, reveals details on Instagram

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Emilia Clarke is vacationing in India with Rose Leslie, reveals details on Instagram

Game of Thrones stars have had one of the more stressful jobs of the decade, being so popular, and acting in a show that has an intense production as well as the attention surrounding it. So it’s understandable when you hear that the Mother of Dragons, Emilia Clarke, is currently on a spiritual vacation to India, accompanied by none other than Rose Leslie, who played Ygritte, and they seem to be having a great time. Read on!

Emilia recently posted a bunch of pictures through an Instagram post, showing her and Rose having the best time in India, and even getting robbed by some monkeys. Check it out:

Emilia says in a hashtag in the caption that she was at Ananda Spa Himalayas, and then discusses her off time spent in India with her bestie, Rose Leslie. Looks like the pair left Kit Harington behind on this little trip. Emilia also revealed that they were robbed by monkeys, which is quite a common sight in some parts of India and even included a picture of a bunch of adorable monkeys caught red-handed.

Emilia also seemed to have gotten some reading done in her time in India, and it seems like it was, all in all, a relaxing trip after a decade on Game of Thrones. That’s not all, a while ago, Emilia had revealed that she was about 1/8th Indian, through her grandmother that was half Indian, and that she loved that part of herself.

Well, it’s unclear if the pair are still in India, but you might spot them around if they are. Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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Robb Stark and Jon Snow to have their long awaited reunion, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

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Robb Stark and Jon Snow to have their long awaited reunion, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe!

Game of Thrones was often brutal towards its characters, and that’s why we have been starved of reunions. So when a reunion manifests in the real world, may it just be two cast members posing for a picture together, it’s exciting. This week we had one of the most exciting Thrones reunion news, and that is of Robb Stark and Jon Snow. Read on!

As you might know, the Disney D23 Expo has been exploding with news this week, and among the reveals were two that starred the Stark brothers. It was announced recently that Richard Madden, who played Robb Stark, is all set to star in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s upcoming film, The Eternals. His costume for the same was revealed at the expo, immediately followed another big news. Kit Harington was confirmed as a cast member for The Eternals, playing Dane Whitman, a.k.a. Black Knight.

While Dane isn’t a part of the group calling themselves the Eternals, he is a very important character. The Black Knight bit did get the fans talking about how this casting fulfils a reunion link between the Stark brothers from a long time ago:

Well, it looks like that came true after all:

The film is set for a November 2020 release. Excited for the film yet? We sure are! Talk to us in the comments, down below!






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