WARNING: Did you read the headline? These might be serious spoilers, so tread lightly.
For many years, asshole readers of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire could freely spoil the plot of Game of Thrones. But last season, the TV show surpassed the books they were adapted from, and suddenly TV fans could flip the table and spoil the—still somehow unwritten!—sixth book. Nowadays, you don't even have to bother reading gigantic fantasy tomes or watching hours of violent prestige TV to spoil Game of Thrones. You can just go to Reddit.
Last month, Reddit user awayforthelads posted a bunch of detailed plot leaks to the Game of Thrones speculation forum /r/FreeFolk. While HBO would never confirm whether they were true or false, several subsequent leaks—such as photos showing Jon Snow and the Mother of Dragons chilling out at Dragonstone—have confirmed at least some of the original spoilers. Plus, a lot of them track with my own speculations from earlier this year, so I'm going to say they must be true!
You can read the full list of spoilers on Reddit right now if you want, but here are some of the highlights:
—Jon Snow captures an undead wight and brings it to King's Landing to prove the existence of the White Walkers!
—Daenerys chills at Dragonstone most of the season, and eventually falls in love with Jon and bones him in the last episode as the Wall collapses!
—The Night King kills one of the dragons and turns it into an undead zombie dragon!
—Sansa finally gets sick of Littlefinger and her super assassin sister Arya kills him!
—Jorah gets cured of greyscale at Oldtown!
—Euron kills Yara's fleet, and Theon finally peaces out from all the crusty evil Viking Ironborn and reunites with Jon!
—Sam figures out that Jon is the rightful king (although Jon doesn't learn yet)!
There are lots of other tidbits too (Bran makes it back to Winterfell to reunite with his sisters, Cersei is pregnant, etc., etc.), and all of them seem pretty believable. Are they true? We'll have to wait until next year or for the next photo leak to know for sure.
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