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Updated on May 18, 2019. Posted on May 13, 2019

Here's What The White Horse On "Game Of Thrones" Might Mean For Arya And Daenerys

Arya is Death.

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Here's the drill: If you haven't seen the most recent episode of Game of Thrones, it's best you exit, because:

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This most recent episode of Game of Thrones, "The Bells," was nothing short of wild. The Battle of King's Landing went down with Dany going full Mad Queen and torching the whole city.

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Super not chill.

While this mess was going down, Arya gave up on her mission to kill Cersei, and instead attempted to help people save themselves from the fiery onslaught.

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Although we all know how THAT went.

After the chaos, fire, and destruction, Arya found herself alone on a destroyed street with an unharmed white horse covered in blood.

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And while the moment was very surreal, it actually bears resemblance to a particular passage of the Bible:

for anyone curious about the arya/horse scene at the end:

This part of the Bible talks about the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse — and, specifically, how Death rides a PALE HORSE.

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So, does this mean Arya symbolizes death?!

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There she goes...literally riding that pale horse. Probably off to kill Dany.

Given Arya's strong ties to death — serving the god of death with the Faceless Men; killing the Night King, who himself was an embodiment of death — it seems to line up.

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Checks out.

There was even a little foreshadowing happening in this episode — the little girl Arya tried to help was carrying a wooden horse toy.

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Probably not a mistake that it was a white horse, either.

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The horse was also a fun little callback to the one Arya got to keep back in Season 4, Episode 1, "Two Swords."

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In "Two Swords," Arya asked the Hound for her own pony, which he refused. But after a fortuitous run-in with one of her enemies, Polliver — she killed him, took Needle back — she got her very own white pony.

Of course, some fans have theories that Bran warged into the horse that showed up post-massacre:

if you’re wondering how that horse got there #GameOfThrones #GoT

This was basically Bran turning into a horse showing up in King’s Landing to save Arya

But the general consensus is that it was very, well, unexpected:

who left this horse on this old town road

Arya: I must get out of here.... Horse: Your Uber has arrived #GameOfThrones

Pale horse waiting for things to calm down so it can pick Arya up #GameofThrones

arya and that random horse #GameofThrones

What do you think — does the "Arya Stark is Death" theory make sense?

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And does that mean she's destined to kill Daenerys...? She does have green eyes, after all.

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