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'Game Of Thrones' Finale Hints At How The Wall Is Coming Down

A storm is coming ...

02/07/2016 4:24 AM AEST | Updated 02/07/2016 4:33 AM AEST
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Say it ain't Snow!

Jon Snow just became King in the North, and he may have already hinted at the possible downfall of Westeros. 

Dude works fast.

Before we get too far, it's good to remember that a popular, and generally accepted, theory on "Game of Thrones" is that the Wall will be coming down. Hopefully the Night's Watch wasn't planning on hanging paintings or anything, because with 13 episodes left, that's probably happening soon. 

The speculation is that Bran could bring it down since he was marked by the Night's King. The White Walkers were able to enter the cave of the Three-Eyed Raven after Bran was marked, so peeps believe that Bran could also bring down the Wall after he crosses it.

While that could happen, it seems unlikely that Bran, who is now the Three-Eyed Raven and just downloaded the history of the world into his brain, wouldn't consider that possibility and avoid it.

But there is another option.

Euron Greyjoy is bringing down the Wall.

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What do we know about Euron Greyjoy besides that he has a stupid crown?

Well, Euron is a pirate who's larger than life (aka Captain Jerk Sparrow) and he considers himself a god -- he even says so in his debut on the show, telling his brother Balon, "I am the Drowned God." As a god, he may be after the power of both ice and fire. The fire would be Dany's dragons, which he already said he's going for. The ice? That's likely the White Walkers.

"GoT" theorist Poor Quentyn speculates that Euron Greyjoy will be the one to take down the Wall and bring the White Walkers to Westeros, and that theory just got more support. 

In the Season 6 finale, right before Jon Snow is made King in the North, he tells the Northern lords, "The true enemy won't wait out the storm. He brings the storm."

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We know Snow is talking about the White Walkers, but his wording is very interesting, especially considering what Euron says in his first appearance on the show:

"I am the storm, brother. The first storm and the last."  

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Damn. For not knowing a lot, Snow really nailed this one. 

But if Euron is bringing the storm (the White Walkers) to Westeros, uh, how?

Well, it's all thanks to Sam. 

Sam Tarly is currently in Oldtown being a nerd reading a lot of books. But, he may unwittingly have the power to bring down the Wall in his possession.

In Season 2, Sam comes across a cache of dragonglass beyond the Wall, and along with the glass, he finds an old horn. In George R.R. Martin's books, this horn is believed to be the Horn of Winter (or the Horn of Joramun), which is said to be capable of bringing down the Wall. 

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Also in the books, Euron is supposedly going to raid Oldtown. So if Sam does have the Horn of Winter, Euron is probably going to get it.

The books clearly differ from the show. In the books, Euron has another horn as well, which he apparently plans to use to control Dany's dragons. This horn hasn't been shown in the HBO adaptation, so it is possible the show is just not going to deal with the horns. Even Poor Quentyn, a champion of the Euron/Wall theory, admits Bran might be the one bringing down the Wall on the show.

Still, if the HBO version is good at one thing, it's foreshadowing. For instance, someone just pointed out how Rickon's first appearance on the show is him laughing at a missed arrow shot, and we all know how that story turned out. (Bruh needs to spend less time laughing and more time zigzagging.)

The connection between Euron's and Jon Snow's words is too big to ignore.

Winter is here, but the storm is coming.

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