CAVEAT: Theory in the working
Current level: Semi-Crackpot.
Status: Missing data, still dealing with contradictions (namely Elia and Timeline). Still exploring.
Feasibility: reviewing new evidence...
FUBAR delayed... looking into new evidence. STAND-BY.
PREMISE: Jon Snow IS Aegon Targaryen, son of Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark. Elia's son died at birth/maybe also an Aegon/stillborn/other explanation.
House of the Undying vision:
The man had her brother’s hair, but he was taller, and his eyes were a dark indigo rather than lilac. “Aegon,” he said to a woman nursing a newborn babe in a great wooden bed. “What better name for a king?”
“Will you make a song for him?” the woman asked.
“He has a song,” the man replied. “He is the prince that was promised, and his is the song of ice and fire.” He looked up when he said it and his eyes met Dany’s, and it seemed as if he saw her standing there beyond the door. “There must be one more,” he said, though whether he was speaking to her or the woman in the bed she could not say. “The dragon has three heads.” He went to the window seat, picked up a harp, and ran his fingers lightly over its silvery strings. Sweet sadness filled the room as man and wife and babe faded like the morning mist, only the music lingering behind to speed her on her way.
Key phrase: His is the song of ice and fire.
Notes: The woman in the bed is Lyanna. She is strong as she nurses the child, not weak (Elia is described as sickly and had almost died during the birth). There is romance to the mood. A son of Dragons and Dorne is not Ice and Fire. A son of the North and Dragons, is a son of Ice and Fire. The scene takes place at the Tower of Joy.
Below spoiler I feel is a real spoiler (regardless of if this theory is correct... it's saying something):
281 AC: Tourney of Harrenhal. Rhaegar falls in love with Lyanna.
282 AC: A year later, Rhaegar apparently kidnapps Lyanna, for reasons unknown. Begin RR. Assumption Lyanna is pregnant.
282 AC: Elia's Aegon birth. Note: Elia was bedridden for half a year after giving birth to Rhaenys and nearly died giving birth to Aegon.
282 AC (NEW EDIT): A comet was seen above King's Landing on the night Aegon was conceived - not to be confused with birth. Conception is the fertilization.
283 AC: SEE POST #89 for Jon Snow birth estimates.
283 AC: Lyanna dies at ToJ. She is in a pool of blood in Ned's dream. Current theories sensibly assume death in childbirth. No proof that is the case however.
283 AC: Ned goes to Starfall to return Dawn. Ashara commits suicide because of dead brother; stillborn child. Jon Snow in Starfall. Shares Wylla, wetnurse of Edric Dayne.
284 AC: Daenerys Stormborn birth. (see post #9 & #11). “There must be one more,” he said, though whether he was speaking to her or the woman in the bed she could not say.
- Twins (Jon Snow/Faegon)
- Ashara's role in the conspiracy
- Ashara's stillborn was the hidden child
- switch at birth (Gilly-Dalla switch as precedent to foreshadow; see below posts 2&4)
- Aegon rhymes with Jon (joke)
- Three Heads:
1st: Mance Rayder....or Elia's son... still working it out...
2nd: Aegon Targaryen aka Jon Snow.
3rd: Daenerys Targaryen
Ashara travels with the "stillborn" Aegon/Jon. Wetnurse in Starfall feeds Jon. Ned makes story to travel down to Starfall. Returns sword. Real mission: Pick up Jon. Ashara "jumps into the ocean" to protect herself and invents a new identity. Ned returns to Winterfell with baby, a story, and alibis. Names kid Jon Snow.
Rhaegar names both his kids Aegon. Aegon with Elia. And Aegon with Lyanna... sounds weird, but done before.
Edited by Starspear, 05 May 2014 - 06:29 PM.