What Ser Davos Saw in the Blood
Season 5 left us all wondering what Jon Snow’s fate would be, and the Season 6 premiere didn’t totally resolve that. In fact, fans are now speculating that Ser Davos saw a premonition of Jon’s heritage or resurrection in the blood spattered snow, citing that he spent a moment too long looking at it before heading back with Jon’s brothers into Castle Black.
So what did he see in the splatter? Fans are claiming HBO gave us an unexpected Rorschach test, and that the blood was actually the image of dragon wings, or of a man riding a dragon, indicating Jon’s return.
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Seeing Jon in the Flames
Theories about Jon Snow are dime a dozen, but none are more accepted than these two. We know that Melisandre had high hopes for Jon, and that she claims to have seen him in her flames. Though his current fate remains in doubt–and the Red Woman is no doubt depressed about it, her faith shaken–fans still maintain that Jon is, in fact, the one who will fulfill Melisandre’s prophecy of Azor Ahai, the prince that was promised.
R + L = J
Perhaps the most famous Game of Thrones theory of all, at least among book readers, this is the belief that Jon Snow is not Ned’s bastard son at all, but instead the child born of Lyanna Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen’s love affair.
Not only would this give Jon the most claim over the Iron Throne, but on a more poetic level, it would make him half Stark, half Targaryen, and by extent, half wolf, half dragon: the song of ice and fire.
But the biggest, most crucial theory of all…