In case the title didn’t warn you enough, this may spoil major parts of GOT 7 for you. Proceed at your own risk.
If you’ve been following A Song of Ice and Fire since the first book dropped literally 20 years ago and you’re just done with waiting to know what happens, it’s time to praise the old gods and the new. A few weeks ago a Redditor named “awayforthelads” decided to say f**k it and posted a huge list of potential spoilers for basically the entirety of Season 7.
Some were small things, like (SPOILER) Arya killing Littlefinger (END SPOILER) because who didn’t see that coming, while others were huge like (SPOILER) the news that The Wall will fall by the end of S7 (END SPOILER)!
One stuck out to me, though, as an avid fan of the Song of Ice and Fire universe. If you’re interested in why I’m freaking out right now, keep reading!
HUGE POTENTIAL SPOILER—Seriously, if you’re still reading things might get spoiled
Awayforthelads claims that, just as fans have been speculating for actual decades at this point, Jon and Dany are the “ice and fire” and will at the very least be meeting and getting to know each other (in the biblical sense). He also said that the Wall will fall as the fair finally does the deed.
And this is a very big deal because fans have been waiting for Jon and Dany to get it on and bring peace to Westeros for actual years now. That said, some big reveals last season have changed that prediction a bit…
Ice and Fire
Fans had been theorizing that Jon Snow and Daenerys are the “Ice and Fire” referred to in the (book) series title for actual decades now. But once the super popular R+L=J theory became canon last season, things changed a bit.
It’s looking more and more likely that a union of “Ice and Fire” is endgame, but it also seems like Jon “Aegon Tarygaryen” Snow, alone, is the representation of that union through his parents, Rhaegar and Lyanna.
What’s looking more and more likely to me is that Dany and Jon will spend some time together, but she will become the ultimate villain of the series by Season 8. As we’ve seen over the past few years, Dany has progressed from an idealistic, albeit slightly vengeful, child into a full-blown, bloodthirsty warmonger. As much as I like a badass female lead (which this show is full of), given the fact that we know she and Jon will be “together” by episode 07×07, it feels unlikely that the pair of them is actually endgame.
Besides, if there’s anything that George R.R. Martin likes more than brutally murdering fan favorites, it’s turning fan favorites into murderous monsters.