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Who Is the Prince That Was Promised? A Game of Thrones Prophecy, Explained

Who Is the Prince That Was Promised? A Game of Thrones Prophecy, Explained
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The sixth season of Game of Thrones has officially kicked off with a truly exciting premiere that begins with Jon Snow's death and culminates in a seriously gnarly twist. As we anxiously await the events of the episodes to come, we can't help but think about the big picture. Why is Melisandre so invested in Jon Snow? Is Winter really coming? As it turns out, some of the show's biggest elements tie into a big myth — and an even bigger prophecy — from the books. Keep reading so we can break it down, then learn about the other prophecy that Cersei mentions in the premiere.

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