Game of Thrones Fan Theory Says There's Another Secret Targaryen

Helen Sloan, HBO
Helen Sloan, HBO

One of the biggest Game of Thrones shockers that left us desperate to know what'll happen next—especially after the season 7 finale—was the reveal that Daenerys Targaryen is Jon Snow's aunt. Viewers saw, through Bran Stark's eyes, that Jon's mother was actually Lyanna Stark (Ned Stark's sister) and that his father was Rhaegar Targaryen, Daenerys's brother. What will happen when the newly coupled pair finds out they're related is something we're anxious to see in season 8, but a curious fan theory that Screen Rant reported on suggests there could be yet another secret Targaryen.

The theory is kind of reminiscent of Star Wars, as it suggests that the "secret" Targaryen is actually Jon's twin sister, who is just as much in the dark about her parentage as her brother.

The theory, brought forth by Redditor MikeTysonsLifeCoach, says that Lyanna had twins the day Ned found her in the tower. While Ned took Jon to raise him, she gave her daughter to Howland Reed, and she was raised as Meera Reed. The evidence that backs this up is that both Jon and Meera were born in the same year, and while Meera was brought up by Howland, the whereabouts of her mother are still a mystery.

The pair also have similar features, with their pale skin and long dark hair. Other proof that Howland took in Lyanna's daughter comes from the fact that Howland owed Lyanna a great debt: She defended and saved him during the Tourney at Harrenhal. Howland, like Ned, would have certainly felt obliged to take in the infant and protect her at all costs.

While this theory is sort of a long shot, there is some plausible evidence in its favor. Plus, it would be an epic twist—and we can't count that out, given that this is the final season of Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones returns for the last time on April 14, 2019.

[h/t Screen Rant]

Amazon's Under-the-Radar Coupon Page Features Deals on Home Goods, Electronics, and Groceries

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Now that Prime Day is over, and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday still a few weeks away, online deals may seem harder to come by. And while it can be a hassle to scour the internet for promo codes, buy-one-get-one deals, and flash sales, Amazon actually has an extensive coupon page you might not know about that features deals to look through every day.

As pointed out by People, the coupon page breaks deals down by categories, like electronics, home & kitchen, and groceries (the coupons even work with SNAP benefits). Since most of the deals revolve around the essentials, it's easy to stock up on items like Cottonelle toilet paper, Tide Pods, Cascade dishwasher detergent, and a 50 pack of surgical masks whenever you're running low.

But the low prices don't just stop at necessities. If you’re looking for the best deal on headphones, all you have to do is go to the electronics coupon page and it will bring up a deal on these COWIN E7 PRO noise-canceling headphones, which are now $80, thanks to a $10 coupon you could have missed.

Alternatively, if you are looking for deals on specific brands, you can search for their coupons from the page. So if you've had your eye on the Homall S-Racer gaming chair, you’ll find there's currently a coupon that saves you 5 percent, thanks to a simple search.

To discover all the deals you have been missing out on, head over to the Amazon Coupons page.

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Watch the American Psycho Business Card Scene, But With Cats

Cat-rick Bateman and friends in American Psycho.
Cat-rick Bateman and friends in American Psycho.

When it comes to designer suits, ax murders, and social commentary, 2000’s American Psycho has more than enough to spare. What it doesn’t have in abundance is cats. Though one kitten makes a memorable cameo, the film adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’s 1991 novel suffers a regrettable lack of feline breakout moments overall.

As Nerdist reports, a YouTuber called OwlKitty addressed that very niche (and possibly heretofore nonexistent) critique by remaking the business card scene with cat photos. In the original segment, a group of arrogant young investment bankers gather in a conference room to drool over the subtle variations between their business cards. Christian Bale's Patrick Bateman is smugly certain that his new bone-colored card will take the cake, only to be outdone by the “tasteful thickness” of Paul Allen’s (Jared Leto).

In OwlKitty’s version, the hobnobbers brag about their cats, instead. Since most of the dialogue from the film scene revolves around hues, fonts, and watermarks, the YouTuber edited it down to the bare essentials—but cats as cute as these really speak for themselves. Bateman offers an image of his orange tabby, to which Bill Sage’s character responds with a photo of his own tabby freaking out over a toy mouse. After Justin Theroux’s character reveals his white cat (“White,” he explains), the group marvels over the clear winner: a video of Paul Allen’s hefty black cat swishing his tail.

OwlKitty’s artful American Psycho parody is the latest in a long line of cat-centric videos, most of which feature OwlKitty herself. According to her YouTube account, she’s a black cat who lives in Oregon, loves cream cheese, and usually goes by “Lizzy.” Some of her past appearances include clips from Dirty Dancing (1987), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), and The Mandalorian.

[h/t Nerdist]