The world of Game of Thrones is dark and full of theories, so it’s no surprise that people have their own ideas on who the real Azor Ahai could be. But is it possible that the Prince That Was Promised is neither fan-favorites Jon Snow or Daenerys Targaryen? There are speculations that Jaime Lannister will be revealed as the true savior of Westeros in Game of Thrones Season 7.
Jaime Lannister has proven to be one of the most intriguing characters in Game of Thrones. Although he was initially seen as a villain who had tried to kill Bran Stark in the first season, Jaime has since shown that there is more to him than just a thoughtless Kingslayer.
But what are the odds that Jaime could be the real Azor Ahai? Fans have recently noticed that one of the new Game of Thrones Season 7 photos show that Cersei Lannister’s twin will take possession of a valuable sword. Some believe that the forgotten Widow’s Wail will turn out to be Jaime’s own Lightbringer.
The Game of Thrones Season 7 picture features Cersei sitting on the Iron Throne with Jaime standing beside her. Fans were quick to note that Jaime already has Widow’s Wail, which has somehow disappeared from the show. The weapon was last used by Joffrey Baratheon to viciously slice the ceremonial pigeon pie at his wedding feast.
The possibility of Jaime Lannister wielding Widow’s Wail has led to speculations that he will use the blade to kill his own sister, who has long been prophesized to be killed by “valonqar” or “little brother.” Some fans believe that Jaime plunging the sword into Cersei (who is both the lion and his love) will help him forge Azor Ahai’s Lightbringer.
So does this mean that Cersei Lannister will meet her end as Jaime becomes Azor Ahai in Game of Thrones Season 7? Both Lena Headey and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau are expected to return in the eighth and final season of the HBO series. If Jaime is the true Prince That Was Promised, the truth will eventually be revealed in Season 8.
Game of Thrones Season 7 will air on HBO on July 16.
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