Game of Thrones: Drogon’s REAL reason for burning Iron Throne – it’s not what you think

Game of Thrones fans were stunned to see Daenerys Targaryen’s (played by Emilia Clarke) dragons spare Jon Snow (Kit Harington). 

The King in the North stabbed his lover in the chest after she had destroyed King’s Landing, taking the lives of thousands of innocent residents.

However, her fiercely loyal dragon baby, Drogon, arrived just in time to witness the horror of his mother dying. 

Many thought that would be the end of Jon, but thankfully, the mythical creature turned his attention to the Iron Throne and melted it. 

Recently, HBO released the script of the final episode on account of the recent Emmy nominations. 

While it seems pretty much everything came true, from page to screen, there was a clue in the pivotal Iron Throne scene in which Jon’s fate was sealed. 

The stage direction reads: “Drogon wants to burn the world, but he will not kill Jon. 

“He breathes fire on the back wall, blasting down what remains of the great read blocks of stone.

“We look over Jon’s shoulder as the fire sweeps towards the throne – not the target of Drogon’s wrath, just a dumb bystander caught up in the conflagration.”

This is interesting news for fans, who immediately sought for an explanation as to why the dragon didn’t kill Jon. 

Many thought it was evidence of his love and respect for the character.

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Others wondered if he was emotionally intelligent to realise the throne was the reason his mother turned mad.

While it appears there was some kind of admiration there, it seems the only reason he burned the Iron Throne was by accident. 

The dragon was in too much of a temper to control his actions and ended up melting the impressive seat merely because it wasn’t Jon. 

Meanwhile, it seems Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) wasn’t covered in ash in the show’s finale and what it was has since been revealed.

The beloved character was wandering around King’s Landing while it was being destroyed.

However, the Game of Thrones finale script has since exposed a huge bombshell – it wasn’t ash.

Tyrion was actually covered in snow, as winter did, indeed, make it down south. 

Many thought it was actually ash from the burning city, but this new detail means the series didn’t end quite as gruesomely as once thought.

One Reddit user said: “It was always snow, thats what Emilia called it in the commentary.”

Another pointed out: “Everyone was talking about Dany’s descent being ‘foreshadowed’ with the ash… and it actually ended up being snow.”

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