Could One of Bran's Older Visions Lead to a Major Dragon Twist in Game of Thrones?

Drogon and Rhaegal flying over Dragonstone in HBO's Game of Thrones.
Drogon and Rhaegal flying over Dragonstone in HBO's Game of Thrones.
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One of the biggest storylines that Game of Thrones hasn't yet fully explained is Bran Stark’s purpose as the Three-Eyed Raven. We know he wargs into humans and animals alike, and has the greensight ability which allows him to see past and present events without actually being there. Before truly taking hold of these powers upon the death of the previous Three-Eyed Raven, most of what Bran saw came to him in random visions. And one of those visions from season 4 might actually be very important in the series's final two episodes.

One fan on Reddit, user JasonDeBaxter1997, points out that in the season 4 episode “The Lion and the Rose,” Bran has a vision of a dragon’s shadow flying over King’s Landing. "It actually appeared to be from the Dragons' perspective flying over the buildings looking at it's [sic] own shadow," the Redditor wrote. "Could this be a vision of the future where Bran wargs into a dragon during Ep 5 battle?" (To us, it looks like the perspective isn't a dragon looking at its own shadow, but of something else looking at the dragon's shadow. Perhaps ... another dragon?)

The user then points to the final season’s episode 5 teaser, which shows Euron Greyjoy looking surprised at something above him in the sky—a moment fans have been speculating about since the preview’s release. Acknowledging that it could be Drogon wearing armor or even more dragons we didn’t know existed, the Redditor also thinks it could be Rhaegal, resurrected by Bran. As the Redditor points out, the previous Three-Eyed Raven told Bran that he would never walk again, "but you will fly."

While we don’t have evidence to prove a warg can resurrect a dead human or animal (though wargs close to dying have entered the bodies of the animals they occasionally control, and lived on there after their human body has died), Redditor Scottyp2608 pointed out in the comments section that dragons are made with old Valyrian magic, making it difficult to say the same rules have to apply to them.

Fans have been speculating for years what that King’s Landing vision was foreshadowing. But given the fact that part of Bran's vision—the Throne room destroyed and covered in what looks like snow or ash—also appeared in Dany's vision at the House of the Undying in season 2, it seems clear that at least some of that vision will come to pass.

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.

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The Longest Movie Ever Made Would Take You More Than 35 Days to Watch Straight Through

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Nishant Kirar, Unsplash

A typical movie lasts between 90 minutes and two hours, and for some viewers, any film that exceeds that window is "long." But the longest film you've ever seen likely has nothing on Logistics—a record-breaking project released in Sweden in 2012. Clocking in at a total runtime of 35 days and 17 hours, Logistics is by far the longest movie ever made.

Logistics isn't your standard Hollywood epic. Conceived and directed by Swedish filmmakers Erika Magnusson and Daniel Andersson, it's an experimental film that lacks any conventional structure. The concept started with the question: Where do all the gadgets come from? Magnusson and Andersson attempted to answer that question by following the life cycle of a pedometer.

The story begins at a store in Stockholm, where the item is sold, then moves backwards to chronicle its journey to consumers. Logistics takes viewers on a truck, a freight train, a massive container ship, and finally to a factory in China's Bao'an district. The trip unfolds in real time, so audiences get an accurate sense of the time and distance required to deliver gadgets to the people who use them on the other side of the world.

Many people would have trouble sitting through some of the longest conventional films in history. Kenneth Branagh's Hamlet (1996) lasts 242 minutes, and Joseph L. Mankiewicz's Cleopatra (1963) is a whopping 248 minutes long. But sitting down to watch all 857 hours of Logistics straight through is nearly physically impossible.

Fortunately, it's not the only way to enjoy this work of art. On the project's website, Logistics has been broken down into short, two-minute clips—one for each day of the journey. You can watch the abridged version of the epic experiment here.