All of the best Melisandre theories out there.

  • Jon Snow Is Azor Ahai, Born Beneath A Bleeding Star

    Season 6 Episode 10’s big reveal was R+L=J, but there was far more significance to the scene than just figuring out who Jon Snow’s real parents are. HBO made it a point to focus the camera on young Ned Stark placing Ser Arthur Dayne’s sword down at the end of Lyanna’s bed as she lay […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’: Jon Snow Comes Back From The Dead — What’s Next?

    Jon Snow comes back from the dead in Season 6 episode 2 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Plenty of events occurred during the episode, but nothing was more exciting than the resurrection of Jon Snow. We still don’t know if R+L=J  (but we might find out next episode, as the “next week” teaser clip shows […]

  • Melisandre’s Necklace Could Help Jon Snow

    In the Season 6 premiere of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” the big reveal comes at the end of the episode, when Melisandre the Red Woman reveals her true form to the audience. Instead of being a beautiful young woman, she’s actually an old crone — potentially centuries old. The show pointedly shows us Melisandre removing […]

  • Theory: Is Melisandre The Westerosi Rasputin?

    TL;DR version: Melisandre of Asshai, red priestess and advisor to Stannis Baratheon, is the Westerosi version of Grigori Rasputin, holy man and advisor to Alexandra Feodorovna, last Czarina of Russia. “He had seen the maester slip something into the wine cup. Poison. What else could it be? He drank a cup of death to free Stannis […]