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Jon Snow’s True Name Revealed? What This Means For GAME OF THRONES Season 7!

By the light of the seven, a new season of Game of Thrones is but a month away! And as the show heads into the endgame of George R.R. Martin‘s epic fantasy story, we’re finally going to get some follow up on the big revelation of the season six finale. We now know who Jon Snow’s parents are, but what we didn’t realize is that there may be more to what his intended name was. Today’s Nerdist News is examining what could be a major revelation for the penultimate Game of Thrones season.

There are potential spoilers ahead for GoT season 7. As in serious spoilers. This is not a drill, people! If you don’t want to know, then you should stop reading now.

JON-SNOW

Join guest host Amy Vorpahl, first of her name, as she lets us in on the secret of Jon Snow’s true identity. Fans have long speculated that Jon was the child of Lyanna Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen. However, no one really put all that much stock into considering what his mother named him. Now, Empire Magazine has casually suggested that Bran Stark’s psychic time travel trip has unearthed an additional detail: Jon’s real name is Jaehaerys Targaryen.

“You know nothing, Jaehaerys Targaryen” doesn’t quite roll off of the tongue, does it? But that’s a name that has appeared before in GoT lore. The first Jaehaerys Targaryen was a beloved king who reached a peaceful accord with the Faith Militant for over five decades. He was also a dragon rider, which is another thing that fans have predicted for Jon. The second Jaehaerys was actually Jon’s grandfather, and he is the man who received “the prince that was promised” prophecy years ago. Jon’s very existence may be the fruition of that prophecy.

What do you think about the latest Jon Snow revelations? Draw your swords and let’s discuss in the comment section below!

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