How Are Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen Related?

Gwen Vasquez
August 12, 2017

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You know, I think Sansa's going to take Westeros.

Indeed, George R.R. Martin has often said he is guided by William Faulkner's dictum that "the only thing worth writing about is the human heart in conflict with itself".

Aerys had three, very blonde, children: Rhaegar, Viserys and Daenerys. But this flashback is incredibly important as it take places at the "Tower of Joy". What will Cersei do when she gets to know about the loot train battle? The possibility of conflict between Targaryan and Stark? With the North's depleted number of soldiers (ten thousand or fewer, by Jon's guess), Jon and company could desperately use Daenerys' help.

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On the plus side, bending the knee to Daenerys Targaryen would guarantee her allegiance in the wars to come.

What were the top five moments from the first four episodes? Should Jon decide to kneel to Daenerys, he could find his kingship isn't as stable as it looks. Does that mean it's never going to happen between them?

Game of Thrones season 7, episode 5 certainly has a lot to live up to coming off of last week. Dany has her own objective which is to get Jon to bend the knee. It is one of the three remaining Wall castles - along with Castle Black and The Shadow Tower - still manned by the men of the Watch. However, his head was abruptly chopped off at the end of season one. He has already seen the giveaway flashback, and is probably smart enough to put two and two together. Their meeting obviously hasn't been as anticipated as the one between the Stark siblings, but the scene they share actually has a pretty heartbreaking connection to season one.

However, Bran is in Winterfell and Jon and Daenerys are in Dragonstone. Many theorize that Rhaegar and Lyanna were somehow married, leaving Jon with a helluva strong claim for the Iron Throne since he wouldn't be considered a bastard anymore.

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