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The Heartbreaking Twist Towards The End of 'GOT' Is Actually A Prophecy That Jon Has Fulfilled
ADMIN posted a blog entry in FDF Online NewsSadly, most theories and prophecies didn't work in 'Game of Thrones', as we saw a rather clustered final season, with a lot of loose ends, that did not even make sense. Even so, towards the bittersweet end, the fog finally settled and things played out as and how they had to. But truly, if 'Game of Thrones' has taught us anything, it's how prophecies don't always come true even though they've been predicted by a reliable source. For instance, the infamous Valonqar prophecy, where Cersei was told by a fortune teller that her younger brother would eventually strangle her to death, didn't see the light of day. Although, all the other predictions Maggy the Frog had made, came true eventually. Cersei lost all her children but she died with Jaime when the Red Keep structure collapsed on them. (c)HBO Just like the Valonqar prophecy, the show emphasised a lot on the 'Prince That Was Promised' as well. The prophecy entailed a reincarnated form of the folklore warrior Azor Ahai, who ended the long night and brought light into the world, again. Azor Ahai killed the White Walkers in the past, by forging a sword by the name of 'Lightbringer' and brought in an era of peace and tranquillity. In a conversation with Ser Davos, Melisandre once stated: “There will come a day after a long summer when the stars bleed and the cold breath of darkness falls heavy on the world, In this dread hour, a warrior shall draw from the fire a burning sword. And that sword shall be Lightbringer, the Red Sword of Heroes, and he who clasps it shall be Azor Ahai come again, and the darkness shall flee before him.” (c)HBO So, in all practicality, she was predicting Azor Ahai or the return of the 'Prince That Was Promised', to end the long night again. At first, we all concluded that Arya Stark could be the warrior reborn, as she was the one who killed the Night King in episode 3 of Season 8 but as the Season progressed, we saw the possibilities of that not being true. (c)HBO The final twist towards the end of the show reveals that perhaps Jon Snow actually fulfilled the Azor Ahai prophecy and could clearly be the 'Prince That Was Promised.' Let's go back many years, shall we? According to legend, when Azor Ahai became a warrior, he needed to forge a hero's sword to end the darkness. A sword that would burn bright, while being used on the enemy. He spent 30 days and 30 nights to create his 'Lightbringer'. But when he tempered his sword in water, it broke. He didn't give up that easy and started making it from scratch, again. This could metaphorically be seen as Jon gathering an army to defeat the Night King. Even though Arya killed the Night King, Jon assembled the resources to defeat him and his army. Coming back to Azor Ahai, the second time he tried to create the Lightbringer, he took fifty days and fifty nights to make the sword. To forge it properly, this time he tempered it by capturing a lion and driving the blade through his heart, but alas, the steel shattered again. (c)HBO Again, this could have a metaphorical angle as the lion here can refer to Cersei, the ruling queen, whose house sigil is indeed a lion. Even though Jon didn't kill Cersei, he did defeat her army and fought till the very end, till there were no Lannisters aka lions left in Kingslanding, except, of course, Tyrion. Again, getting back to Azor Ahai's third attempt to forge his sword, it wasn't too disappointing this time. He knew what he had to do to create the perfect blade. He worked straight for 100 days and 100 nights and finished it. This time though, he called his wife Nissa Nissa and asked her to bear her bosom. He drove the blade right through her heart, where the steel combined with her heart and her soul to create the ultimate sword the 'Lightbringer', the Red Sword of heroes, finally. The sword was as warm and lit as Nissa Nissa's heart. (c)HBO Now, going back and connecting the dots, Jon did something similar, for the greater good of the realm, to drive any evil away. He stabbed Dany right through her heart and protected the world from any darkness and fire, bringing in the light, so that the kingdoms could be ruled peacefully. Azor Ahai's prophecy also reads the following: “Once Azor Ahai fought a monster, when he thrust his sword through the belly of the beast its blood began to boil. Smoke and steam poured from its mouth, its eyes melted and dribbled down its cheeks and its body burst into flame.” (c)HBO In this case, after Jon kills Dany, the monster refers to the Iron Throne, which Drogon, Dany's dragon burnt down to ashes, as it was a monster of sorts that drove Dany towards the depth of madness and didn't bring her back. So, all in all, you can see that Jon's personality is somehow very synonymous to who Azor Ahai actually was, as Jon too made the ultimate sacrifice. Even though he was the rightful heir to the throne, he gave that up to let Dany rule the world. But when he saw grave injustice and her act of violence towards the end, he ended her life, someone he deeply loved, to protect the realm and making a world a better place to live in. (c)HBO It might not be everything that was prophesied, but there are similarities that do match up to what Azor Ahai did years ago and Jon selflessly, almost did the same. Well, we'll only know more once George RR Martin finishes his last two books, shedding some more 'light' on this prophecy.
The last and final battle in 'Game of Thrones' just got over and we wouldn't call it epic really. It was just chaos and fire, and loss of a lot of civilian life in King's Landing. All Dany needed, to get her throne, was Drogon and his lifetime supply of fire. Seriously though, can dragons really emit fire continuously and uncondtionally for like hours? Maybe Drogon is an evolved dragon species. Yes, there were flaws, like Jaime getting his right hand back, in the scene where he finally finds Cersei, or Snow getting a million dollars per episode to stand there and hold his sword and do nothing else. But in the larger scheme of things it was always decided that the eventual war will be at King's Landing, fighting the eventual enemy, who stood at the Red Keep window throughout sipping her wine, watching the city burn, till she decided to move away and die when the structure collapsed on her and Jaime. (c)HBO As you can see, I am fairly disappointed by how the entire story was patched together towards the end. None of the theories actually materialised and instead Dany's sudden transition to becoming the mad queen was so abrupt from her folk hero image, it actually put a rather bad taste in my mouth. But I still have some dreary hope left, I suppose. How and why? Well, there's one probable theory doing the rounds that can change things around for a little bit and give us the ending WE deserve. (c)HBO So, if you remember, Arya met the Red Woman aka Melisandre in season 3, where she predicted Arya will shut many eyes, mostly brown eyes, blue eyes and green eyes. At the time Arya wasn't sure what the woman meant but as the story progressed, Melisandre's prophecy started coming to light, as Arya became one of the best killers in Westeros, who was avenging the deaths in her family. Melisandre met Arya again at Winterfell, in episode 3 of season 8, and repeated the prophecy to her about shutting brown, green and blue eyes. And Arya killed the Night King who had blue eyes. Which means she's killed a number of people with brown eyes, the Night King with those glassy blue eyes and she's yet to kill someone with green eyes. (c)HBO Theory stated earlier that Arya would kill Cersei since she has green eyes and that's mentioned in the book too but unfortuantely Cersei died a lame death, while in the arms of her lover/brother, beneath the Red Keep. So, who else has green eyes that Arya needs to shut? (c)HBO In George RR Martin's 'A Song Of Ice & Fire', it's mentioned that Daenerys has purple eyes. A fact that didn't make it in to the television series, much like other important things. Off late, at least for the last two seasons, Dany's eye colour has definitely evolved. From a lighter shade of grey, it's going to green. Emilia Clarke has green eyes and she's not been wearing any lenses for the show, proving she could actually be the green eyed queen Arya eventually kills? both cersei and daenerys has green eyes by the way... hmmmmmmmmmmmm ð¤ pic.twitter.com/RcumP2wCbF — ð (@zuvarirsyad) 29 April 2019 Does anyone else feel like the close ups of Daenerys in this episode were designed to remind us that Dany has Green eyes? 'Brown eyes, Green eyes, Blue eyes.' Arya will stop the Kings Landing massacre, but which green eyed queen will she kill? #GamefThrones pic.twitter.com/BuSNfgc6D4 — Kerri (@Kerri_may) 6 May 2019 Well, Arya does have her reasons for attacking the queen. Let's see, first there's Dany's claim to the throne, which rightfully belongs to Jon. But because Arya's sworn to secrecy by Jon, she can't really tell people who he really is. But she can definitely help Sansa in making sure Jon is the rightful person for the throne. Secondly, did you even see what Dany did to King's Landing? She wreaked havoc by slaying every civilian and even her own army. Of course this has angered many people including Jon and Arya and we won't be surprised if either one of them, mostly Arya, kills Dany in the last episode, making the prophecy come true, finally.
ADMIN posted a blog entry in FDF Online NewsToday's episode of 'Game Of Thrones' was a mental preparation for fans to be ready for the major 'Dracarys' heatwave that is going to come in the next two episodes. Queen Khaleesi is mad for the Iron Throne right now, but giving her tough competition is the self-proclaimed heir, Cersei Lannister. Everyone knows the evil queen is a master of manipulation and has a lot of tricks up her sleeve. © HBO Now, there's a new theory that has emerged after today's episode, about Sansa having an epic face-off with Cersei. She is the unofficial queen of Winterfell and people believe that the 'queen' being talked about in Cersei's prophecy is Sansa and not the Dragon Queen. According to the prophecy, Cersei will lose her children and will rule until “another, younger and more beautiful, to cast you down and take all that you hold dear.” Also, Sansa has not killed anyone, yet, so there is a chance that she will get a strong storyline and maybe, the throne as well. If you think about it, she has learnt her art of manipulation and diplomacy from the cruellest minds around her, including Cersei herself. © HBO Jon has cheated death way too many times to remain lucky until the end, Dany is going crazy and will be a very predictable heir and Arya, well, she has no interest in getting the throne. While all these major characters have been sharpening their physical and fighting skills all this while, Sansa, on the other hand, has been acing a mental war and gaining popularity for her way of handling situations. Now, it will be very interesting to see if goes head to head with Cersei.
ADMIN posted a blog entry in FDF Online NewsSeason 8 of 'Game of Thrones' premiered today and boy, oh boy, has it given new light to a particular theory that we've been speculating for so long. Cersei Lannister was introduced to us as a cruel, conniving Queen who was willing to cross any lines when it came to protecting her kids and lover/ twin brother Jaime. We've hated her initially and then we grew to admire her for her unpredictable moves that would challenge the whole sequence of events (remember the burning of the Sept?) all orchestrated seamlessly. A major motivation and central to her arc is the Prophecy that Cersei was made acquainted to as a little girl. © HBO While going deep into the woods around Casterly Rock, Cersei stumbled upon an old woman called Maggy the Frog, who turned out to be a powerful fortune teller. Cersei asked Maggy three questions about her future, however, the answers weren't hopeful. The first said that she wouldn't marry a Prince, but a King. The second said that she would be cast down by a younger and a more beautiful queen who would take all that she held dear. Further, Maggy told Cersei that the king would have 20 children, but that Cersei would only have three, and “gold will be their crowns, and gold their shrouds.” Now, of all the three predictions, Margaery Tyrell did manage to take away most of what Cersei held dear to her including her son, Tommen but besides these three predictions, in 'A Feast for Crows', the fourth book in the series, Maggy reveals to Cersei one final part of the prophecy: “The valonqar shall wrap his hands about your pale throat and choke the life from you.” Now, here the valonqar translates to a younger brother. For Cersei, this has always been Tyrion as someone who could possibly try to kill her. © HBO However, if you notice, there is this other 'younger brother' in Cersei's life. Yes, we're talking about Jaime Lannister. © HBO After watching the first episode, this prediction could come to life, because Cersei has commissioned Bron to assassin Jamie. If this fails, Jamie could possibly come after Cersei because he's clearly repulsed by Cersei's rule, which is like the Mad King in more ways than one. To begin with, Cersei made Tyrion believe at the end of the seventh season that she would send the Iron Fleet to help fight The Army Of the Undead. This obviously, was a lie which Tyrion failed to see through for a change. She couldn't care less about the White Walkers or the impending doom as long as she could save herself from it. In the fifth episode of season 7, Cersei told Jaime that she was pregnant. Now, in the premiere of season 8, she consummated her alliance with Euron Greyjoy because the only way she could keep the Iron Fleet and have her way around with it was if she would sleep with Euron which, to her seemed a small price to pay. © HBO Now, Euron telling Cersei “I'm going to put a prince into your belly” is practically impossible — if, indeed, Cersei is still pregnant. It's unclear, however, if that's the case. If you recall, Cersei nixed drinking last season when she realized that she was pregnant. But in today's episode, she was seen sipping a glass of wine after sleeping with Euron. While the Westerosi doctors probably aren't warning Cersei against fetal alcohol syndrome, the change could signal a change in Cersei's status. Regardless of whether Cersei is pregnant or not, she's likely to lose her baby at some point to that effect taking into account how things are moving. But the question is if a majority of the theory has come to pass, as we are still waiting to see who will be the vanquisher of Cersei. It could still be Tyrion, if Jaime ends up getting executed or killed before or during the battle of Winterfell. It could also be Euron Greyjoy. Technically he is the younger brother of Balon Greyjoy and passes the criterion of a valonqar if he realizes that his relationship with Cersei is not based on trust and she could betray him any time.