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According to this theory Rhaegar was Azor Ahai and Jon Snow is his “Lightbringer”

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According to this theory Rhaegar was Azor Ahai and Jon Snow is his “Lightbringer”

For the first six seasons, the topic of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark was brought about numerous times. Although the duo stayed in the background of the story for most of the seasons, yet frankly speaking, they were the true propelling factors for the current events in Game of Thrones.

It wasn’t until the sixth season of the series, whose finale confirmed Jon being Lyanna’s son and the season seven finale, where it was confirmed by Bran and Sam that Jon is a legitimised Targaryen named ‘Aegon’.

According to this theory Rhaegar was Azor Ahai and Jon Snow is his “Lightbringer”

We also found out via Bran Stark that Rhaegar and Lyanna were in love and that ‘Robert’s Rebellion’ was built on a lie. In words of the Three-eyed Raven:

Rhaegar didn’t kidnap my aunt or rape her. He loved her… And, she loved him.’

The prophecy of Azor Ahai or the Prince who was promised is brought in a number of times in the books as well as the show. Melisandre thinks it’s Stannis and then declares it to be Jon, Kinvara and the worshippers of R’hllor believed it to be Daenerys, but, still no clear clues have been found yet.

According to this theory Rhaegar was Azor Ahai and Jon Snow is his “Lightbringer”

Azor Ahai or the Prince who was promised is a legendary figure destined to defeat the Great Other or the Night King and is supposed to bring the dawn. But, in words of Melisandre, ‘Prophecies are dangerous things.’

According to a YouTuber named Bridge4, Rhaegar Targaryen was the true Azor Ahai, who married Lyanna (Nissa Nissa), metaphorically killing her in the process to produce the Lightbringer – Jon Snow.

In the books, Maester Aemon relates a bleeding star, along with smoke and salt, as

the sign for the arrival of the prince who was promised. We all saw that happening while Dany gave birth to three dragons but, does that truly indicate her being related to the prophecy?

According to this theory Rhaegar was Azor Ahai and Jon Snow is his “Lightbringer”

Books readers can also relate these signs with the birth of Rhaegar, after the Tragedy of Summerhall. The tragedy led him to believe for a long time that he was the promised one, until one day he found something in the scrolls that changed him and he decided to become a warrior.

Later, in his life, he started believing his son Aegon (son of Elia) to be the promised one. Rhaegar was killed in the aftermath of Robert’s Rebellion and Lyanna died during childbirth.

Also, in a vision, Dany saw in the House of the Undying, a silver-haired man (probably Rhaegar) talking to a woman, (Lyanna or Elia) with a baby in her arms. Talking about the infant the man said, ‘He is the prince who was promised and his is the song of ice and fire.’

According to this theory Rhaegar was Azor Ahai and Jon Snow is his “Lightbringer”

If this theory is to be believed, the Night King will ultimately meet his demise at the hands of Jon Snow – the Lightbringer, ultimately fulfilling the prophecy of Azor Ahai’s burning sword.

Check out the full video by Bridge4 here:

So, who do you think is the true prince who was promised – Jon, Dany, Beric, Jaime or Hot Pie? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section.







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Balerion, The Black Dread, might not show up in House of The Dragon

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Balerion, The Black Dread, might not show up in House of The Dragon

HBO just dropped the teaser trailer for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon, and it broke the internet as soon as it was released. The highly anticipated prequel series has been HBO’s top priority for quite some time, and judging by the reaction of the fans that the teaser received, we can assume that they were right to do so. Though we witnessed several details about the upcoming show from the teaser, and of course the recent leaks, we didn’t get much information about the dragons, hardly any at all. But the teaser did give a slight hint about a certain dragon, Aegon The Conqueror’s famous ride Balerion the Black Dread might not be there in the series.

Balerion, The Black Dread, might not show up in House of The Dragon

In the teaser, we captured a quick glance at what appears to be a dragon skull. Judging by the size of the skull, and the thousands of lit candles in front of it, we can assume it is the skull of Balerion, who was dead by the time of Dance of the Dragons in Fire and Blood novel.

The size of the skull is comparable, if not slightly bigger than the skull we have seen in Game of Thrones, stored in the Red Keep. Another fact that points towards Balerion’s absence is that HBO recently changed the description of House of The Dragon on their official website. Instead of the earlier synopsis that said the timeline of the show being set 300 years prior to Game of Thrones, it has now been changed to 200 years. Balerion died in 94 AC, when Viserys I Targaryen was still young and hadn’t ascended to the throne. Hence it is very unlikely the dreadful beast will make an appearance, given that the series mainly focuses on the civil war that began after Viserys’ death.

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New House of The Dragon leaks might be showing the first look at Daemon Targaryen’s first wife

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Rhaenyra Targaryen

Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving fast with its production, and we can expect a spring release in 2022. Most of the main characters have been cast, and HBO has officially declared who’s playing who in the much-awaited prequel. With set pictures leaking quite often on the internet, the fans are getting a glimpse of more cast members in action. Recently, another rather unknown member of the House of The Dragon cast came into the limelight, via a leaked picture from the Aldershot set posted by Portal House of The Dragon Brasil.

One of the most common theories about the cast member in question is that she’s playing Prince Daemon Targaryen’s first wife Rhea Royce. This is how the character’s wiki describes her:

In 97 AC, Queen Alysanne Targaryen wed her grandson, Prince Daemon Targaryen, to Lady Rhea Royce, the heir to Runestone. Although the marriage was a fine, rich match, the marriage was not a success. Daemon found the Vale of Arryn little to his liking and grew bored. He soon developed a dislike for his wife, holding no love or affection toward Rhea, referring to her as his bronze bitch, a mocking reference to the ancient armour of the Royces. Rhea likewise had no love for Daemon, and they were soon estranged.”

Well, the armour certainly checks out, but other details about the character are currently under wraps. Who do you think the character from the recent leaks is? Tell us in the comments below!







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Recent leaks from the set of House of The Dragon point at Rhaenyra Targaryen and Laenor Velaryon’s wedding celebrations?

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Filming for Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon is moving very swiftly, as evident from the frequent leaks we’re witnessing with every passing day. Though HBO has been mum about revealing any more info about the show, these periodic leaks are causing waves of excitement amongst the fans, as they’re left wondering and speculating who’s who in the new set pictures. Here’s one of the theories we have been pondering about looking at the most recent leaks, the crew of House of The Dragon is gearing up for a tourney being held for Rhaenyra Targaryen and Laenor Velaryon’s wedding celebrations.

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

There are plenty of factors that point towards the above conclusion. One, in the last few days, we have seen a few leaks showing a young Rhaenyra Targaryen and Laenor Velaryon taking a walk together on a beach. Two, we recently had more pictures of Matt Smith as Daemon Targaryen filming on set, one in Royal costume and the newest ones in Targaryen battle gear. Props for his dragon Caraxes were not spotted as well, and since he mostly rides Caraxes for a battle, it seems more than likely that he’s donning the armour for a tourney.

Matt Smith spotted in Targaryen battle gear on House of The Dragon set

Matt Smith spotted in Targaryen battle gear on House of The Dragon set

Also, there were pictures of a Targaryen camp being set up, close to the place where Daemon Targaryen was spotted in costume. There are not many soldiers in the view, so it doesn’t seem to be like a preparation for war.

Fresh leaks from the set of House of The Dragon show Targaryen camps being constructed on Holywell Beach

However, one of the flaws to the theory is that in the book, the tourney was held at King’s Landing, while all the shots above have been taken close to a beach. Tell us about your theories in the comments below!







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