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

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  • Published on:  Monday, November 27, 2017
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    Who 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?

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    http://asoiaf.westeros.org/index.php?/topic/103266-r-l-lightbringer-updated-with-part-ii/
    https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/77f9ue/spoilers_published_rhaegar_was_either_an_idiot_or/
    https://warsandpoliticsoficeandfire.wordpress.com/2015/02/02/the-dragons-ladies-the-queens-of-rhaegar-targaryen-part-1-a-bride-for-a-prince/

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  • DeathBySeaToast
    DeathBySeaToast  2 days ago +1

    arya be like:


    HAHA YOU FOOL, IT WAS ME. ARYA

  • Isaac Hanson
    Isaac Hanson  2 days ago

    Hii ok bean I just now watching this

  • Lin Y
    Lin Y  3 days ago

    Wait the video is critical of the age difference, um neglecting brother having sex with sisters and Jon snow sleeping with his aunt. Haha

  • Robbie MacGregor
    Robbie MacGregor  3 days ago

    This is material great for a final 2 seasons of the and amazing build up. No lets just get Arya to do it in an 8 episode season.

  • taliesin halliday
    taliesin halliday  5 days ago +1

    all this history was worthless in the end. it means nothing now.

  • Mel Fruscider
    Mel Fruscider  6 days ago

    So in the end Dany got into the fire and "gave birth" to three dragons for nothing and Jon came back from the dead for nothing.

  • andrxsinho
    andrxsinho  7 days ago

    Alt Shift X Would've ended Game of Thrones better than D&D

  • DEEPANSHU PANDEY
    DEEPANSHU PANDEY  7 days ago

    This was beautiful.

  • Marios
    Marios  14 days ago

    Is there any chance Rhaegar is based on any historical figures?

  • Imam Syamil
    Imam Syamil  21 days ago

    This is wrong theory bcs when lyna whispered nedd, she said " aegon targeryn", not girl's name

  • toast
    toast  21 days ago +2

    Hot Take: "Rhaegar was a selfish idiot who killed thousands because he was thinking with his dick" - Alt Shift X, 2017

  • Kezia
    Kezia  28 days ago

    The Rebellion was waiting to happen, and it was Aerys' actions that set it off more than Rhaegar's. In fact, it is surprising that the Targaryens lasted for that long a time after their dragons perished.

  • Squelch
    Squelch  1 months ago

    I think a prequel would be better then the first 8 seasons !

  • Squelch
    Squelch  1 months ago

    The next series is got to be a a prequel!! I been saying it since season 2 or 3 !!

  • Mr. BunnyWabbit
    Mr. BunnyWabbit  1 months ago +1

    This could've been so cool in the show, but no.

  • Justin
    Justin  1 months ago

    All of that mesmerizing and deep prophecy only for Jon to do...really not that much. Maybe the point is that prophecy is bullshit? But then why did Jaime end up dying next to Cersei like the prophecy states, or why was Cersei followed by a queen more beautiful than her? Maybe the ending in the books really will end up being the same as that of GoT but I'm sure GRRM will actually, I don't know, develop any sort of logical continuity for Arya saving the day. I mean, what's the purpose in calling the series A Song of Ice and Fire if Jon isn't Lightbringer?

  • Kunal Gulati
    Kunal Gulati  1 months ago

    Hooolyyy Shaaeet!

  • jasey sorsher
    jasey sorsher  1 months ago

    What if Azor Again is jhone snow

  • buryitdeep
    buryitdeep  1 months ago

    I do hope when George R R Martin finishes writing this series it fixes the open sore that was season 7 and 8. It should not look anything like that TV embarrassment of the ages.

  • am.ov.d
    am.ov.d  1 months ago

    that's so deep