this is important please spread
I think there’s a problem with Jon being Azor Ahai Reborn, and that’s the drawing of Lightbringer from the fire.
There will come a day after a long summer when the stars bleed and the cold breath of darkness falls heavy on the world. In this dread hour a warrior shall draw from the fire a burning sword. And that sword shall be Lightbringer, the Red Sword of Heroes, and he who clasps it shall be Azor Ahai come again, and the darkness shall flee before him.
Lightbringer is going to be a sword of “living fire” that will be drawn from the flames. And the reason I don’t think Jon can be AAR is because Dany might have already forged Lightbringer (this is besides the fact that she is the only one to have actually woken dragons from stone, etc.) The dragons are “fire made flesh”, living flame, just as Lightbringer must be. They were drawn from the fire when the stars bled — the comet. Not to mention that Dany’s dragon eggs could have even come from the Shadow Lands beyond Asshai’i, and also that five books into the series their “forging” remains the most accurate depiction of creating a superweapon that I can think of. But another big reason I think the dragons could be Lightbringer is because of this:
Darkness lay over the world and a hero, Azor Ahai, was chosen to fight against it. To fight the darkness, Azor Ahai needed to forge a hero’s sword. He laboured for thirty days and thirty nights until it was done. However, when he went to temper it in water, the sword broke. He was not one to give up easily, so he started over.
The second time he took fifty days and fifty nights to make the sword, even better than the first. To temper it this time, he captured a lion and drove the sword into its heart, but once more the steel shattered.
The third time, with a heavy heart, for he knew beforehand what he must do to finish the blade, he worked for a hundred days and nights until it was finished. This time, he called for his wife, Nissa Nissa, and asked her to bare her breast. He drove his sword into her living heart, her soul combining with the steel of the sword, creating Lightbringer.
It’s true that I could be wildly misinterpreting what happened, and maybe it’s even probable, because I’ve never seen anyone else point this out — so I’m a bit leery of even proposing it. But in my opinion this is pretty much what happened. First it was the water that hindered her. Next it was the lion. And then she finally succeeded because of Nissa Nissa (and maybe a few other deaths, too.)
The key to birthing the dragons was not just putting them on the fire or even burning Khal Drogo. Dany tried to put them on the flames before and it didn’t work. The actual key to hatching the eggs was “waking the dragon” inside of her—and once you read with that in mind, a pattern emerges. First it was the water turning her away from her destiny; next it was when the lion was killed. The eggs went strangely hot on multiple ocasions, as if they were on the verge of cracking—but Dany herself wasn’t ready for them yet. She kept trying to give her son life when the dragons demanded all of her. Rhaego was not the Stallion That Mounts the World; it could just as easily be Drogon or Dany herself.
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when you have to go around the circle and introduce yourself to the group
ok i did NOT need to see kalinda crying
I imagine any inactive ones wouldn’t be kept up as well aka people have to use it for filming so they’re just choosing the best site visually/functionally as opposed to thematically or morally. I never thought of this aspect of it !
yeah that’s probably why they went for it but i just don’t think it could have been that important? like they’ve got months to prepare for filming there and they’re gonna have to CGI it anyway
i just think it’s ridiculous to choose this location considering that the scene is about dany protecting her dragon from being killed?? and come on, dany would so not approve of filming in this location (then again they don’t seem to understand her character at all so…)
i wonder how much tourism this will generate… it wouldn’t surprise me if the production was given some kind of incentive to film there
it shouldnt be a surprise to us bc we see how shitty they treat asha and the ironborn are basically a joke to d&d but idk i’m so scared to see what they do with dany since they’re taking away the greyjoys and how fast they’re moving with her adwd arc
she’s a proper WAR GENERAL now so she don’t need no ironborn
she’ll probably captain the ships herself
after she’s done like doing this slavery crusade out of nowhere and killing off her dothraki and pretending like the meereenese nobles are something we should feel bad about
daario will probably try to poison her or smth wait no
it will be Barristan poisoning her and then Hizzy will have to try to save her
fuck this show
what even is show!daenerys??
wait so… are they filming daznak’s pit in an ACTIVE bullring???
because that… kinda misses the point of the chapter but ok