Connect with us

Theories

This Game of Thrones fan theory might foreshadow Arya’s future

Published

on

details you might have missed in Game of Thrones season 6 episode 5: The Door

Fan theories do the rounds when the show drops some subtle hints that foreshadow future events. Fans have come up with all kinds of theories since the start of the show, and every theory seems to be more complex than the other. We’ve seen some very interesting fan theories, some of which arose from the Easter Eggs that Game of Thrones leaves in some episodes.

One such theory is about Arya, or ‘no one’, as she likes to call herself these days. The theory goes back to season 3 when Arya met the Brotherhood Without Banners and the Red Priestess Melisandre, and Arya’s first best-friend slash secret crush Gendry gets taken away from her. Being the badass that she is, Arya went ahead and had a verbal smackdown with Lady Melisandre, telling her that she is nothing but an evil witch who was going to harm Gendry, which turned out to be true since Gendry was tortured by leeches in what could possibly be the worst way possible. Don’t we all remember it?  The same scene, however, saw a reply by Melisandre where she told Arya that she could see darkness in the latter’s eyes, inevitably foreshadowing Arya’s future.

Melisandre said that she saw eyes staring back at her from within the darkness: brown eyes, green eyes, blue eyes, eyes that would be shut forever. Quite obviously, the alert Reddit users and ardent fans wasted no time in revealing that Arya’s future about being a faceless assassin of the likes of her handsome yet deadly teacher Jaquen H’ghar might have been foreshadowed by Melisandre. Arya, has, in fact, shut the brown eyes of Ser Meryn Trant and Polliver.

Game of Thrones theory foreshadows Arya's future

It would appear that we can’t really rely on that theory since only brown eyes have been shut as of now, and  that Arya seems to be giving up on her identity as no one(or does that mean no identity at all?) and going back to being the daughter of Ned Stark.

Reddit user Rose_Killed_Jack seems to suggest that the other eye colours that were specified could be the approaching dangers, or the dangers that Arya is supposedly going to approach herself like the Waif and Cersei Lannister. The most immediate threat is that of the Waif, who is blue of eyes, which might be very rewarding for us since hardly anyone is a Waif fan. So if Arya shuts those blue eyes forever then we’d only be grateful. As far as green eyes are concerned, our beloved Queen Regent Cersei seems to fit the bill, and assuming Arya embarks upon her journey to Westeros, she might just end up slaying the Kingslayer’s lover/sister. But as it is quite a vague presumtion at this point in the show when things aren’t exactly clear, and that Cersei has too many enemies for Arya to be her killer, it can’t be said for sure. However this theory does seem to be a plausible one given the circumstances. So we can only hope that Arya Stark-turned-‘no one’-turned Arya Stark again, sticks the Lannister Queen with the pointy end.

Fancy that?







Theories

Does Melisandre’s ‘Green Eyes’ prophecy predict Arya killing Daenerys?

Published

on

arya-daenerys-green-eyes-prophecy

“You will shut many eyes forever – brown eyes, blue eyes, green eyes.” So said Melisandre of Asshai when she met Arya Stark for the first time. This prophecy has played out since then, with both ‘brown eyes’ (Walder Frey) and ‘blue eyes’ (Night King) succumbing to Arya’s blade. Fans have long predicted the green eyes to signify Queen Cersei. But the equation changed with Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 5 ‘The Bells’ when another pair of green eyes became very important – Queen Daenerys Targaryen.

In an unfathomably shocking act of madness, Daenerys Targaryen torched thousands of innocent King’s Landing civilians in Game of Thrones’ penultimate episode, and as such established herself as the most devastating villain of the series ever.

arya-daenerys-green-eyes-prophecy

Before Dany’s Mad Queen twist, Cersei was being regarded as the ‘Mad Queen’, mainly for blowing the Sept of Baelor with Wildfire in Season 6, but also for her general ruthlessness and murderous ways. The Lannister Lioness’ green eyes are quite famous and have been referenced multiple times in the books and the show.

Now, Cersei has been on Arya’s kill list since Season 2 and she even came to King’s Landing with the purpose of killing her. Melisandre’s prophecy in Season 3 also included green eyes, so many fans thought Arya will fulfil this target next. That expectation was strengthened when Arya left Winterfell on ‘unfinished business’ in episode 4.

But Sandor Clegane turned Arya back from that path and she went on to survive the burning of the city by just an inch. With Cersei now dead and Arya witnessing Daenerys’ carnage first-hand, it is all too possible that the significance of ‘green eyes’ has changed for Arya.

arya-daenerys-green-eyes-prophecy

Interestingly, Daenerys’ eyes were not even supposed to be green. In the books, they are purple, and in keeping with the unusual physiological traits of Valyrian Dragonlords from whom Daenerys is descended. But Emilia Clarke, the actor who plays Daenerys in the show, has green eyes. Although she wore purple contacts in the unaired pilot of Game of Thrones, that idea was discarded in the main show and Clarke stuck to her natural eye colour.

If the show follows the books in terms of major plot points (and Daenerys’ death should be a major plot point) then the Arya-killing-Daenerys-because-of-prophecy scenario is unlikely, because book Daenerys does not even have green eyes. But the show has introduced many plot twists – so this is not totally implausible either.

What do you think of this theory? Will Arya fulfil the ‘green eyes’ prophecy by killing Daenerys or some completely different end awaits the ‘Queen of Ashes’? Tell us in the comments!







Continue Reading

Theories

Here’s what Arya Stark and her white horse could mean for Game of Thrones

Published

on

Here's what Arya Stark and her white horse could mean for Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 5 “The Bells” had a lot going for it. So many happenings and so many deaths in just one episode, but it ended with a scene that baffled quite a lot of users. We saw Arya make her way through the destruction in King’s Landing, and find a white horse, whom she rides out of the city. Here’s what it could mean for the show, and the series finale.

White Horses have been used as a symbol in storytelling for a long time now, for both good and bad things. However, fans are speculating that this particular bit might be pointing towards a Bible verse that talks about the four horsemen of the apocalypse. The passage says:

“And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him.”

Here's what Arya Stark and her white horse could mean for Game of Thrones

Arya and death have danced for a long time in the show, and it seems like the show is hinting that Arya will have a final battle with death in the series finale. We saw who brought death in “The Bells” — Daenerys Targaryen, and it feels like could be the second bit of foreshadowing that Arya could be responsible for Daenerys’ death, after the ‘green eyes’ clue.

It also connects to both Arya and Daenerys, as Ned Stark used to ride a white horse, and so did Daenerys, at the beginning of the show. Maybe it’s things coming together for Arya and Daenerys, both of whose fathers were murdered in King’s Landing.

Either that, our we will get our expectations subverted again. What do you guys think? Talk to us in the comments, down below!

We have launched the Wiki Of Thrones app, which allows Game Of Thrones fans to read news, chat with other fans and also scroll through memes in a single place, with more features that will be released in the coming days. It’s still in beta and is currently live only on Android as we are waiting for Apple to approve it. Please support us by installing the app and do share it with your friends.







Continue Reading

Theories

We might finally get to see Cleganebowl in the next Game Of Thrones episode

Published

on

night-king-actor-choreographed-cleganebowl

Fans have been waiting for the Clegane brothers to clash for so many seasons now that it would be heartbreaking if they passed that up completely. But fret not fandom. There are several hints that Cleganebowl is well and truly coming, and might actually happen Game of Thrones Season 8 episode 5. Read on!

The last time we have seen Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane and Sandor ‘The Hound’ Clegane come face to face was the Season 7 finale. Hound did not miss the opportunity to remind Mountain that the fight is still on. The Mountain didn’t respond except glowering menacingly but then he hasn’t been very talkative for some time, has he? But that scene was the first time the makers openly acknowledged and gave credence to what up till then have just been theories.

Hints galore in episode 4

The first three episodes of Season 8 had been preoccupied with the Dead. But Sandor Clegane is right back on track with episode 4. He says “there is only one thing that will make me happy” when Sansa talks to him, which is a clear indication to facing his brother. The next time we see the Hound he is striking out alone on a horse. Arya catches up with him and they share some good old warm and fuzzy insults.

cleganebowl-Game-Of-Thrones-Season-8-Episode-5

Arya and Sandor leave together for King’s Landing

Sandor then again says, “I have unfinished business in King’s Landing.” He is not interested in the war; he would have left with Jon Snow’s army then. So why is he going to King’s Landing? Obviously, to face his no. 1 nemesis and elder brother Gregor.

It’s even by supported narrative logic. The Mountain protects Cersei, and it would be necessary to eliminate him before anyone gets to her. Now Arya is obviously going to King’s Landing, and both Cersei and Mountain are on her List. It makes sense for Arya and Hound to team up again to execute their revenge.

What is Cleganebowl theory?

The Cleganebowl theory goes back beyond the show, it started with the book series fans. Sandor and Gregor’s enmity begun back into their childhood, Gregor would bully his little brother endlessly and once pressed his face onto a hot brazier over a small fight about a toy.

cleganebowl-Game-Of-Thrones-Season-8-Episode-5

Sandor and Gregor Clegane fight in Game of Thrones Season 1

The fire burned away one whole side of Sandor’s face, made him a complete cynic, and gave him a deep-seated fear of fire that made him defect from the Battle of Blackwater and would have done the same in Battle of Winterfell except for Arya and Beric. Hound has repeatedly said that he considers killing the Mountain to be his destiny. It was the one thing that kept him standing through all injuries and hardships. He is not the cold-hearted cynic he once was, but the hate still burns.

Right from Season 1, we are told that Sandor has vowed to kill his brother one day and by Season 7 it has almost become a destiny. Even the actors Rory McCann (Hound) and Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson (Mountain) have been hyping about it off-screen. As Game of Thrones completes its journey in just two more episodes, Cleganebowl seems imminent.







Continue Reading

Latest

Behold the first look at Daemon Targaryen’s fabled family heirloom, the Valyrian Steel sword Dark Sister in her full glory! Behold the first look at Daemon Targaryen’s fabled family heirloom, the Valyrian Steel sword Dark Sister in her full glory!
News19 hours ago

First Look at Daemon Targaryen’s fabled Valyrian steel sword Dark Sister from the set of House of The Dragon!

Filming for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving very swiftly, as evident from the frequent leaks...

Shawn Mendes Shawn Mendes
Interview20 hours ago

Shawn Mendes talks about his obsession with Game of Thrones, reveals the show inspired him to take up a new hobby

Game of Thrones is one of the most popular shows of all time, there’s hardly anyone on this planet who...

News2 days ago

Theo Nate to play Laenor Velaryon in Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon

Filming for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving very swiftly, as evident from the frequent leaks...

More leaks from the set of House of The Dragon hint at a major battle scene being filmed at Cornwall More leaks from the set of House of The Dragon hint at a major battle scene being filmed at Cornwall
News2 days ago

Holiday park says ‘House of The Dragon’ filming is driving guests away

It has recently been confirmed that the production for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon has returned to...

More leaks from the set of House of The Dragon hint at a major battle scene being filmed at Cornwall More leaks from the set of House of The Dragon hint at a major battle scene being filmed at Cornwall
News3 days ago

More leaks from the set of House of The Dragon hint at a major battle scene being filmed at Cornwall

The production for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving rather swiftly, and we might see George...

New leaks from Holywell Bay show Laenor Velaryon and a young Rhaenyra Targaryen on House of The Dragon set New leaks from Holywell Bay show Laenor Velaryon and a young Rhaenyra Targaryen on House of The Dragon set
News3 days ago

New leaks from Holywell Bay show Laenor Velaryon and a young Rhaenyra Targaryen on House of The Dragon set

Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is one of the high priority projects at HBO currently. The production...

HBO Max to focus more on original content like Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon in 2022 HBO Max to focus more on original content like Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon in 2022
News3 days ago

First look at Rhaenys Velaryon and the Velaryon princes in House of The Dragon!

Filming for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving very swiftly, as evident from the frequent leaks...

Trending

Subscribe To The Citadel Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from the Citadel.

You have Successfully Subscribed!