Rhaegar: was Jon’s father the true hero of Game of Thrones?

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  • Published on:  Monday, November 27, 2017
  • Get 10% off a Squarespace website: http://bit.ly/ASXSquarespaceWho was Jon Snow’s father, Rhaegar Targaryen? What were his political plans for his father, Mad King Aerys? What were his beliefs about the prophecy of Azor Ahai and the three heads of the dragon?Subscribe: http://bit.ly/ASXSubscribeSupport on Patreon: http://bit.ly/ASXPatreonTwitter: http://bit.ly/ASXTwitterFacebook: http://bit.ly/ASXFacebookMore Game of Thrones videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...Buy A Game of Thrones (ASOIAF Book 1): http://amzn.to/292JmwyBuy ASOIAF Books 1-5: http://amzn.to/2970vVuBuy The World of Ice and Fire: http://amzn.to/2j3KggtCreated with Adobe After Effects, a Rode Procaster microphone, and a Focusrite Scarlett audio interface: https://www.amazon.com/shop/altshiftxImages and video from Game of Thrones are the property of their creators, used here under fair use.Images from The World of Ice and Fire used with permission from Random House.References / further reading:https://warsandpoliticsoficeandfire.w...https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comme...https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comme...http://asoiaf.westeros.org/index.php?...https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comme...https://warsandpoliticsoficeandfire.w...Special thanks to the following Patrons: Reverend Xandria, Cameron Weiss, @Vineyarddawg, Maryam Essa, Neel Chopdekar, Michael Appell, Jason Rattray, Ryan Steele, Eric Louis-Dreyfus, Thee Stevie Franchise, Alex Kirkendall, Triangle Wine Company, Harry, AB3, I ♥ Mondays, Fred Petty, LightCraft Miniature Studios, David Howe, Matthew Elisha Williams, Jake Burling, Chris Amolsch, Chris Cole, Cregg Riley, Bobby Eales, Patrick Lorang Skoglund, Hank Lero, Zach Gordon, Gina Penney, Kara Schutter, Valentin Degen, DscoDan, Jesse Deal, DylanGeekozoid.
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  • joey mangione  2 months ago

    why do i care about this more than real history

  • Thomas Kelly  12 days ago

    Lama Moha. “Because you’re and ignorant” isn’t proper English

  • TheMusicProject  28 days ago

    Because of Dragon Connection....

  • allrequiredfields  6 months ago

    Eddard Stark was the true hero; no one sacrificed as much as he did.

  • TechJunkie  11 days ago

    Jon literally died

  • Jon Snow  5 months ago

    I miss my father - both of them.

  • Corey Knight  25 days ago

    @Backmarker Vali Still on season 3 huh?

  • Backmarker Vali  1 months ago

    how come you decided to go live in a sub-zero country, fucking dirty wildlings for the rest of your life, instead of be king of the 7 kingdoms?

  • ezet  1 months ago

    And after all this it's just arya who ninja-dagger-one-shots the whole white walker army

  • Michael Daley  25 days ago

    @Shakira Daley he didn't inform everyone. The maesters in old town were not told or shown and probable will think the whole thing was a bunch of Northmen superstition. Many others were also not told, and they won't believe. The people he did tell were the Northmen who were gonna fight anyways, Cersei who didn't really care, and Danny whom he screwed by making her go North to save his life only to lose a dragon and then he would betray her and say he had no choice but to bend the knee when she had sworn...

  • Gilgamesh  26 days ago

    Shakira Daley except all that didn’t matter since it’s kind of Jons fault they got through with a dragon in the first place

  • Jon Snow  1 years ago

    It’s crazy to think that George rr Martin knows all the answers to this

  • Snake Pliskin  1 months ago

    You’re no northy, Jon Snow.

  • d olive  3 months ago

    What a brilliant mind George has. This world he created with all its history and characters is incredible.

  • Dark Wizard  1 months ago

    @Rao Great not with his characters, in no way is it better than george with its characters and complexity.

  • Dark Wizard  1 months ago

    @LONEWOLF nope

  • Dark Dagger  2 months ago

    D&D really shat on the Prophecy of Azor Ahai and the Long night this season

  • Tanebet  1 months ago

    @Anders Rapp but if you really think of it...everything that happened to Dany, everything that shaped her....the war, her parents dead, the Targaryan reign ending, her being raised by her crazy brother and being constantly on the run when she was a child was actually caused by Rheagar. Dany would have been a very different person if Rhaegar could have kept his d*ick in his pants.

  • iwantgoals 15  1 months ago

    Dark Dagger They really shat on it. It’s like they took all the prophecies and character arcs, flipped them upside down and made worst possible versions of beloved characters imaginable.

  • Jason Green  3 months ago

    Dude called both his sons Aegon

  • Zeeshan Liaqat  4 days ago

    Rhaegar:Aegon, what better name for a king?Lyanna:Will he have song?Rhaegar:He already has a song,he is the prince that was promised and his is the song of ice and fire.This is the vision Dany has in the house of the undying.So he Jon was always gonna be Aegon

  • Jason Green  11 days ago

    CassieSol919 Aegon 2 electric boogaloo

  • MissMeistil  3 months ago

    "Did I mention I play the harp?" LOL

  • Lucian Rusu  2 months ago

    @Yiwan Ye Of course he is! LOLGood one!

  • Lucian Rusu  2 months ago

    Yes! LMAO!

  • deadmanslastwish  7 months ago

    Ned: Rhaegar may be your father, but he ain't your daddy.

  • Candy Too  1 months ago

    rip yondu

  • Smalls McGogg  2 months ago

    "I'm Mary Poppins, y'all!!!"