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  1. Lurid Jester

    Can we talk about Jon?

    Lack of evidence is kind of the point. Luckily the onus of providing proof of the existence of a thing falls upon the one claiming that thing exists. You never hear about people trekking through the wilderness looking for proof that Bigfoot doesn't exist. At this point, your two vague examples are correlation at best, coincidence at worst. It very well could be a Targaryen trait, or a trait shared by those of valyrian blood. If so, I find it peculiar that, after three hundred plus years of Targaryen rule over Westeros, it's not a trait that is ever mentioned by any Targaryens in any story published so far. I find it more likely that these were traits given to main characters to give them a little shape and individuality within their stories. Maybe we'll find out when Fire & Blood is published.
  2. Lurid Jester

    Can we talk about Jon?

    I don't think that is some Targ/Valyrian trait, considering the fact that I've had occasion to share a shower with someone who liked the water hotter than I could stand. It was like dunking my sack into boiling water. Then again there was a time when I could pull sizzle plates right out of the oven without burning my hands. So I don't think the tendency of two characters who enjoy taking ridiculously hot baths is an indication of heat resistance for an entire bloodline.
  3. Lurid Jester

    Can we talk about Jon?

    Valyrians don't have innate heat resistance. The ongoing fire immunity is showDany only.
  4. Lurid Jester

    Can we talk about Jon?

    Hell, there are places in the US where first cousins can be married. Yes, I sacrificed my browsing history for this information Most places just have issue with lineal relations (grandparents, parents, kids, grandkids), leaving other relations wide open.
  5. Lurid Jester

    Can we talk about Jon?

    Please stop spreading the mythology that wolves are ravenous and uncontrollable beasts. Ghost's real name is Quigley by the way. Instinct for Film: Wolves Rip your arm off with ease? I don't know about that. Kill you? Sure, but any canine weighing up to 200lbs can do that if it's switch has been flipped.
  6. Lurid Jester

    [Spoilers] EP707 Discussion

    De nada. The problem is that with the show on an accelerated pace, if the reforging of Ice is actually a thing... they'll probably have Gendry do it and not even bat an eyelash. It's all cliff's notes now.
  7. Lurid Jester

    [Spoilers] EP707 Discussion

    Mott (the blacksmith Gendry apprenticed under) did it in the books, but the show established that smiths able to work with valyrian steel are much rarer. Tywin had to ship the guy over from Essos.
  8. Lurid Jester

    [Spoilers] EP707 Discussion

    Nah man. You go to her place, you don't make your queen come to you. In all seriousness though, it did play out a little weird.
  9. Yeah, I don't get why he told Sam but not his own sisters?
  10. Lurid Jester

    [Spoilers] EP707 Discussion

    I think he did but the only time you see it is over Cersie's shoulder. All the other shots left him out of the picture. I think... may need to watch again to double check.
  11. Lurid Jester

    Can we talk about Jon?

    It's impossible for me to read a comment like this without offering my most enthusiastic agreement.
  12. Lurid Jester

    [Spoilers] EP707 Discussion

    I'm willing to bet he would have preferred that to what actually happened to Elia. Remember that it was Aerys that kept Elia in KL instead of allowing her to flee to Dragonstone as he did with his own pregnant wife and Viserys. Ultimately we still don't know the whole story about Rhaegar, Elia and Lyanna.
  13. Lurid Jester

    [Spoilers] EP707 Discussion

    It's always been Gregor in the show. They didn't even bother trying to present him as Robert Strong.
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