As HBO’s hit fantasy series “Game of Thrones” gears to filming season seven, spoilers and predictions are swirling that Jon Snow (Kit Harrington) will know his true identity and will have the legitimate claim to the Iron Throne. As it happens, Jaime Lannister (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) will plot to kill Cersei (Lena Headey), who will become the “Mad Queen.”
In the season six finale, Jon was named the “King in the North” thanks to the alliance Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) made with Petyr Baelish (Aidan Gillen) that had the Knights of the Vale come to their aid in retaking Winterfell. Jon does not know of his true identity and it will be up to Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright) to reveal it.
“To me, I think what will happen now is that it appears Bran will head south to Winterfell,” Hempstead-Wright said of his thoughts on Bran’s next steps.
If Bran manages to reach Jon and tell him of his true identity, it will create panic on Baelish, who also wants the Iron Throne for himself. Thus, the question arises of whether will Sansa betray his cousin and pledge allegiance to dethrone John, who also is the legitimate “King in the North?” Since season seven will be short, showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss will have to decide how many episodes should be dedicated to such story line.
Now, Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) will not immediately land on King’s Landing and so the much-awaited battle between the Mother of Dragons against the Mad Queen might be set for later in the season.
It might seem that Jamie Lannister will not take part in any of Cersei’s reign of terror in all of Westeros. Many see that Jaime will learn of why and how his son, King Tommen Baratheon (Dean-Charles Chapman), died. It will bring so much pain to Jaime as he was not able to perform his duties as a father to his children that he will have a change of heart.
Movie Idol made their predictions that Jaime might plot to assassinate Cersei to stop her madness. But things might get a twist if Cersei appoints Jaime as the hand of the queen. There is no telling of the many twists that showrunners might try to evaluate.
With HBO Chief Casey Bloys admitting that the last two seasons will be cut short, showrunners might be forced to hasten of John knowing his rightful place in the Seven Kingdoms. As “Game of Thrones” will surely end with the battle against the White Walkers.
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