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Drogon is capable of single-handedly wiping out an entire city in a reasonably short period of time. One of the strongest armed cities in Westeros (with weapons designed specifically for him) was devastated and leveled by Drogon. He indiscriminately incinerated (yes at Dany's orders) men, women and children - military and civilian alike; there is no reason ...


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Jon did not commit to murdering Daenerys when he came to the Throne room. The first thing he did was lash out at her about killing innocent civilians and prisoners of war. He had been a passive partner to Daenerys these last few episodes. He lashed out in anger because he wanted Daenerys to see reason. To snap her out of the cloud of smoke to see the ...


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In S08E04 The Last of the Starks, when Jon is saying goodbye to Tormund, he tells Tormund that the freefolk are welcome to stay in Winterfell but Tormund tells him he will take his people beyond the Wall where they belong, where they like to wander around. He also says to Jon to come with him beyond the Wall as Tormund believes Jon has got the North in him. ...


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Jon Snow is a man of honor. It's part of his core personality. His own personal care is less important for him than being honorable and doing the right thing for the people. Running away after killing someone (no matter who or what the reasons are) is a very cowardly act, so it's against his very nature. Also keep in mind he didn't try to run away from ...


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There's nothing remarkable about wanting to know where a dangerous, possibly vengeful city-destroying dragon with unclear motivations has gone - but it's worth asking why did King Bran immediately leave the small council meeting to go dragon-hunting, instead of staying to discuss matters of state? Bran showed no interest in anything else that went on in the ...


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Because there is a conflict between multiple of his honors here. He vowed loyalty to Daenerys, and even after all that happened seems to still love her to some extent. He is shown very often and very clearly not to break oaths, even risking the whole expedition North over this particular one. He vowed to protect all people, the common folk. Literally as ...


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Without any dialogue or out-of-universe explanation from the writers themselves, the only objectively true interpretation is that the reason for Jon traveling north is left as intentionally ambiguous. Is he accompanying the free-folk to guide them to a new home? Is he doing a favor for Tormund? Is he taking Tormunds invitation to stay with the free folk? ...


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This is just a plausible theory. I was very disappointed that after training for so long to become this magical creature called Three Eyed Raven, Bran did nothing significant when it was expected of him. He plays no part in the fight against the Night King, no warging his way into the undead dragon to kill the Night King. He just sits there and pretty ...


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No. As displayed by Sansa, Bran had never expressed any interest in ruling. (TYRION) He crossed beyond the Wall, a crippled boy, and became the Three-Eyed Raven. He is our memory, the keeper of all our stories. The wars, weddings, births, massacres, famines. Our triumphs, mm, our defeats, our past.Who better to lead us into the future? (SANSA) ...


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They don't just vanish. We do see them when Jon is lead to the docks to be taken to the Wall. They have their signature arraks in hand. You can see Jon in the background. Seeing as they are near the docks, it seems to me that they are heading back to Essos maybe to their homeland in Vaes Dothrak. They are not with the Unsullied because Unsullied are ...


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1. We've no evidence that Bran knows anything about anywhere other than Westeros This is obviously not definitive, we know essentially nothing about the limits of Bran's abilities. But it's possible that this is a question he just doesn't know the answer to, or may decline to answer for reasons we couldn't even begin to guess at. 2. Arya isn't looking for ...


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Six Kingdoms Kingdom of Mountain and Vale - House Arryn Ruler: Robyn Arryn; The Vale is a part of the six kingdoms Kingdom of the Reach - Unknown Ruler: Bronn; Highgarden is part of the six kingdoms; Bronn was given highgarden as payment of the Lannister debts. Kingdom of the Stormlands - House Baratheon Ruler: Gendry Baratheon; The Stormlands are a part ...


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Jenayah is right in her comment. A wild beast like a Dragon is a threat. But Drogon is quite the threat because he was angry of his mother's death. He could return anytime and avenge any time. This query is for safety of the realm. Before this, he is talking about missing people. We appear to be missing a master of whisperers and a master of laws and a ...


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I lean towards Leven's theory, but as an alternative I propose: Drogon knew there was something wrong with Dany and that it was best that she die. So he grieves for the loss of his rider and "mother", but does not punish the man who did what needed to be done. He may have even melted the throne specifically as his last act to help "break the wheel", ...


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Did the Unsnap in Avengers: Endgame put everyone back to the place they were when they were Snapped? It appears so. If you look through the "portals" opened by the sorcerers' sling-rings you can see where they are coming from. GotG & Spiderman from Titan Valkyrie & Asgardians from New Asgard Black Panther & Shuri from Wakanda Wong & ...


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Lazy writing and symbolism (Daeron explained the symbolism in his answer). A couple of in-universe explanations: He was going to incinerate Jon but at the last second decided against it. He already generated the fire and had to release it, the Iron Throne was simply in the direction of his fire breath by coincidence. Dragons are very smart, he realized ...


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As a the most powerful skinchanger we know of, it is possible Bran, as the Three Eyed Raven, might be able not only to find Drogon, but control him. This potential control would have many benefits--Bran could use Drogon to protect the realm, ensuring an orderly transition to elective monarchy. (As many have noted, Dorne is sure to rebel at some point, ...


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Does Jon really abandon the Night's Watch, or is he still keeping his vows? In the beginning of ASOIAF, the duty of the Night's Watch consisted of manning the Wall to protect Westeros against the wildlings. Later on, it shifted to protecting the humanity against the Night King and his armies. Now, the Night King is defeated and the wildlings are no longer ...


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Bran went to look for Drogon. (BRAN) And Drogon? Any word? (SAM) He was last spotted flying east, toward-- (BRONN) The farther away, the better. (BRAN) Perhaps I can find him. Do carry on with the rest. (TYRION) As you wish, Your Grace. Game Of Thrones, Season 8, Episode 6 (The Iron Throne) This sounds like Bran will ...


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Ultimately Jon had to betray someone - Dany or the people he was sworn to protect. Dany was bent on making the world better through force, convinced of her own righteousness. So for example, if Sansa had refused her it seems likely that she would have torched her, if not the whole of Winterfell. The rest of the world gets the same treatment. So Jon killed ...


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Because he is a man of honesty and it has been shown in his own words before (from season 7 finale): "I'm not going to swear an oath I can't uphold. When enough people make false promises, words stop meaning anything. Then there are no more answers, only better and better lies." And if you go by his arc he can lie and cheat easily to get away many times ...


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That saying means, essentially, that it's just as productive to learn from someone else's mistake as it is to be the pioneer. Tony Stark is the pioneer, but Killian took Maya Hansen's Extremis virus and took that to the next level. It was just a way for Killian to say that he and Stark are peers, whereas Stark seems to think just about everyone else is ...


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They scattered into Westeros. When Khal Drogo died, his Khalasar abandoned Dany immediately. They only follow strength, and "A Khal who cannot ride is no Khal". When Dany died, they probably abandoned her cause just as quickly. We see that the Unsullied take the ships, and we don't see any Dothraki on them. The Dothraki must be exploring Westeros - ...


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As mentioned by Sam was last spotted flying east, toward.... So what is in the east of westeros? From harpersbazaar GoT fans speculate that Drogon was actually headed for Old Valyria, an ancient fallen city in Essos (which is east of Westeros, as Sam suggested) once ruled by dragonlords, and the ancestral homeland of House Targaryens and their ...


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That said, I'm having a hard time believing this since up to S8E6 I can't recall any instance indicating Bran has wanted to become King, nor set-up anything to become King. Take the example of Jon. At no point did he want to become Lord Commander of the Night's Watch. He even tried to stop Sam from nominating him. But when he was voted in, he did it anyway ...


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Based on Kevin Feige's AMA (Ask me anything), "Smart" Hulk brought everyone back and also brought them to a safe place.


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There is no indication that Jon has abandoned the Night's Watch. Rangers of the Night's Watch journey North all the time for a variety of reasons.


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Dragons clearly have an unspoken connection to the Targaryens. Jon is a true Targaryen by birth. Jon and Dany are the only people we've seen ride dragons, and history tells us that only Targaryens can ride dragons. Drogon recognizes Jon as a Targaryen, so he allows him to enter the remains of the Red Keep. He probably didn't know what Jon would do, but as a ...


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In addition to the other answers, we should remember that Jon was not just in a relationship with Daenerys but was in love with her. He killed her despite his love for her, because of its importance to everyone's lives; but it was still absolutely heartbreaking for him not only to lose her but to be the cause of that loss. I would imagine someone in that ...


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The last we hear of Ilyn Payne is Tywin Lannister on the toilet trying to reason with Tyrion. And the last we saw of him was actually in Season 2 Episode 9, “Blackwater”, when he accompanied Cersei and the Ladies to “free them” should Stannis take the city. Tyrion: All my life, you’ve wanted me dead. A silence between father and son. If Tyrion’s ...


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