How does a bastard, orphan, son of a whore and a
Northman, dropped in the middle of a
Forgotten spot on the edge of The Wall by providence
Disrespected, and freezing
Grow up to be a hero and Lord Commander?
Often times there is no good explanation for why something sets the internet off and running. For example, the Chewbacca mask lady—why, out of the millions of things that hit the world wide web everyday, did that explode into a supernova of viral energy?
However, when it comes to the internet craze we’ll be talking about today, the whole thing makes complete sense. I mean, when the star of the hottest musical in the world creates a new hashtag, one that combines his show with the most popular program on television, well… people are going to get excited.
Lin-Manuel Miranda started it, and the internet burst into a blaze of Hamilton lyrics and Game of Thrones images. So to celebrate the union of two of the most beloved properties going, here are just some of our favorites that we came across yesterday. (Warning: some will make you laugh, some will make you cry, and some will make you do both.)
As you might imagine, Littlefinger, Lord Peter Baelish, lends himself really well to the game.
Desperate times call for desperate measures.
Seriously though, where the **** is Gendry?
This one’s not funny.
But this one is.
As someone who has loved Alexander Hamilton from the first history lesson he learned his name, I wish Melisandre was around to bring him back after the duel.
This is how Hamilton 2 will start.
Our collective reaction to incest has really softened.
Who knew the Iron Islands could seem so sweet.
But never forget.
Obviously this is only a tiny fraction of the great ones out there, so share your favorite ones with us in the comments below.
Featured Image: Hamilton the Musical/HBO