Fans Are Theorizing One Major Game of Thrones Character Actually Survived the Finale

Helen Sloan, HBO
Helen Sloan, HBO

Now that Game of Thrones is finally over, one would think that would also mean the end to the countless theories fans have been concocting over the past few years. But even though we likely will never get answers to our remaining questions, that doesn’t mean we’re done analyzing every moment of the last season and posing our theories to anyone who will listen.

Case in point: Some viewers are now under the impression that Daenerys Targaryen (played by Emilia Clarke) survived the series finale, and it’s actually not as unbelievable an idea as it sounds.

As Cosmopolitan reports, Twitter users have been speculating that after Jon Snow stabs Daenerys, Drogon swoops in to take her somewhere that could potentially save her. This idea stems from the Season 6 episode “The Door,” which showed Tyrion Lannister and Lord Varys meeting with Kinvara, the High Red Priestess from Volantis. In the scene, she tells the pair that Daenerys was The One Who Was Promised, and she would be spreading the word.

Clearly, the Priestess believed in Daenerys, and fans are now thinking this could very well mean she’d be willing to bring her back from the dead, just as Melisandre did with Jon Snow. As it was mentioned in the series finale that Drogon was spotted flying east, people are speculating that he was taking Dany to Kinvara in Volantis. Many have taken to Twitter to pose their theory as to where the Mother of Dragons ended up, imagining her living peacefully in Essos.

Diehard Daenerys fans would have loved to have seen a better conclusion for the character we followed so closely since the very first episode, so it’s not really surprising that many are coming up with ways for her to have faced a better fate. Despite the fact that we’ll likely never know where Drogon took her, it’s evident that the character will live on in fans’ hearts and, of course, in fan theories.

h/t Cosmopolitan]

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.
Allwood/Amazon

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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The 10 Best Shark Movies of All Time, According to Rotten Tomatoes

MCA/Universal Home Video
MCA/Universal Home Video

If the ongoing popularity of shark films has taught us anything, it’s that we simply can’t spend enough screen time with these predators, who can famously ruin a beach day with one swift gnash of their teeth. And even if shark attacks are far less common than Hollywood would have us believe, it’s still entertaining to watch a great white stalk an unsuspecting fictional swimmer—or, in the case of 2013’s Sharknado, whirl through the air in a terrifying cyclone.

To celebrate Shark Week this week, Rotten Tomatoes has compiled a list of the best shark movies of all time, ranked by aggregated critics' score. Unsurprisingly topping the list is Steven Spielberg’s 1975 classic Jaws, which quite possibly ignited our societal fixation on great white sharks. The second-place finisher was 2012’s Kon-Tiki, based on the true story of Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl’s harrowing voyage across the Pacific Ocean on a wooden raft in 1947.

If you did happen to write off Sharknado as too kitschy to be worth the watch, you might want to reconsider—it ranks sixth on the list, with a score of 78 percent, and its 2014 sequel sits in ninth place, with 61 percent. The list doesn’t only comprise dramatized shark attacks. In seventh place is Jean-Michel Cousteau’s 2005 documentary Sharks 3D, a fascinating foray into the real world of great whites, hammerheads, and more.

But for every critically acclaimed shark flick, there’s another that flopped spectacularly. After you’ve perused the highest-rated shark films below, check out the worst ones on Rotten Tomatoes’ full list here.

  1. Jaws (1975) // 98 percent
  1. Kon-Tiki (2012) // 81 percent
  1. The Reef (2010) // 80 percent
  1. Sharkwater (2007) // 79 percent
  1. The Shallows (2016) // 78 percent
  1. Sharknado (2013) // 78 percent
  1. Sharks 3D (2004) // 75 percent
  1. Open Water (2004) // 71 percent
  1. Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014) // 61 percent
  1. Jaws 2 (1978) // 60 percent

[h/t Rotten Tomatoes]