Game of Thrones Theory Predicts Major Scene for Jon Snow and Theon Greyjoy in Next Episode

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Helen Sloan, HBO

In the season 8 premiere of Game of Thrones, we saw two former friends on the cusp of serious change. Jon Snow learned that he’s actually a Targaryen, and Theon Greyjoy has finally proven that he’s on the path to redemption. Their scenes in the episode are poised to bring forth both growth and struggle in the episodes to come.

Theon is once again very sure of himself, but not in the arrogant way he was in early seasons. He seems confident in wanting to return to Winterfell to make amends with those he has wronged in order to fight alongside his Stark "family" members.

Jon, on the other hand, has just had one of the biggest secrets of the entire show dumped on him, and from the look on his face at the reveal it will take some time to recover from the news. He has just learned that he is the rightful heir to the Iron Throne, a throne he has been helping his new love Daenerys Targaryen acquire. How he’ll face both his duty and the truth will no doubt be a focal point in the episodes to come, but what if he gets help from an unexpected character, Theon?

Reddit user MuttonBash predicts that Theon’s return to Winterfell could actually be the best thing for Jon in his time of need. The fan writes:

“Theon is heading back to Winterfell right when Jon is having an identity crisis. The last time they spoke, Jon told him that he's ‘a Stark and a Greyjoy, he doesn't have to choose.’ If I were a writer, I wouldn't pass up the opportunity for Theon to be the one to help him out of his identity crisis using his own words.”

Fans were quick to reply, with one agreeing, “I'm pretty convinced that's the entire reason that conversation happened between them last season, to either set up Theon parroting it back or to set up Jon coming to that conclusion himself.”

Jon and Theon’s next reunion will surely be awkward, but since the Starks have always been there for Theon, and because we know he’s going to continue to try to make things right this season, a heart-to-heart when he arrives at Winterfell is entirely possible. Jon has helped him with his identity, and Theon could return the favor in the next episode.

Looking to Downsize? You Can Buy a 5-Room DIY Cabin on Amazon for Less Than $33,000

Five rooms of one's own.
Five rooms of one's own.
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If you’ve already mastered DIY houses for birds and dogs, maybe it’s time you built one for yourself.

As Simplemost reports, there are a number of house kits that you can order on Amazon, and the Allwood Avalon Cabin Kit is one of the quaintest—and, at $32,990, most affordable—options. The 540-square-foot structure has enough space for a kitchen, a bathroom, a bedroom, and a sitting room—and there’s an additional 218-square-foot loft with the potential to be the coziest reading nook of all time.

You can opt for three larger rooms if you're willing to skip the kitchen and bathroom.Allwood/Amazon

The construction process might not be a great idea for someone who’s never picked up a hammer, but you don’t need an architectural degree to tackle it. Step-by-step instructions and all materials are included, so it’s a little like a high-level IKEA project. According to the Amazon listing, it takes two adults about a week to complete. Since the Nordic wood walls are reinforced with steel rods, the house can withstand winds up to 120 mph, and you can pay an extra $1000 to upgrade from double-glass windows and doors to triple-glass for added fortification.

Sadly, the cool ceiling lamp is not included.Allwood/Amazon

Though everything you need for the shell of the house comes in the kit, you will need to purchase whatever goes inside it: toilet, shower, sink, stove, insulation, and all other furnishings. You can also customize the blueprint to fit your own plans for the space; maybe, for example, you’re going to use the house as a small event venue, and you’d rather have two or three large, airy rooms and no kitchen or bedroom.

Intrigued? Find out more here.

[h/t Simplemost]

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Miss the Arcade? This Retro Arcade Cabinet Brings Ms. Pac-Man and Galaga to Your Home

Amazon
Amazon

It's hard to find a video game character more iconic than Pac-Man, but his female counterpart gave him a run for his money when she debuted in 1982. Now, Ms. Pac-Man is available to purchase as a retro arcade cabinet taken straight from the golden age of gaming.

The arcade cabinet, which is selling on Amazon for $3300, combines Ms. Pac-Man with the classic space shooter game Galaga. The hardware also includes the hidden bonus games Pac-Man, Speedy Pac-Man, Speedy Ms. Pac-Man, and Rapid Fire Galaga.

Playing Ms. Pac-Man on the cabinet at home feels just like playing in a real arcade. The joystick and buttons that players remember have been faithfully recreated. There's even a coin slot like you'd find in the real game, but this one has been deactivated so you can chase your high score for hours without stocking up on change. The side panel is decorated with the original Ms. Pac-Man artwork, making the cabinet an eye-catching piece of home decor even when you're not using it.

If you have space in your basement, rec room, or any room in your house for a 5.6-foot-tall arcade cabinet, you can order the product from Amazon today with free shipping. If you're looking for a more low-key way to celebrate your love of Pac-Man, Monopoly recently released a special Pac-Man edition game complete with a miniature arcade cabinet.

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