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"Game Of Thrones" Just Revealed Something Huge And People Aren't OK

MASSIVE SPOILER ALERT.

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We saw Lyanna Stark dying in her bed of blood. We saw her asking Ned to protect someone from Robert.

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She also whispered something inaudible, which was no doubt something to the effect of "Rhaegar and I have a son."

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So just to recap: Fans have been speculating for TWO DECADES that Jon Snow is not Ned Stark's bastard, and Game of Thrones confirmed that tonight.

#GoTFinale after R+L=J confirmation

R+L=J. It's done. We did it. It is law. It is canon. We've done our job guys. Cheers to the old gods and the new. #GoTFinale

Of course, they didn't explicitly say it, but that fade from the baby's brown eyes to Jon's could not have made it more obvious.

One of the more poetic sequences in the six seasons of #GameofThrones. What a finale.

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Jon got that RWF "Resting Worried Face" since he was a baby #GameofThrones

We now know for sure that Lyanna is Jon's mother, and Ned is his uncle who adopted him as his own bastard to protect him.

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While it wasn't 100% stated that Rhaegar is his father, the evidence all points in that direction (and we at least know for sure the baby isn't Robert Baratheon's, as some have theorised).

Jon Stark Targaryen: The son of ice and fire❄️🔥 #GameOfThrones

The confirmation that Jon is a Targaryen – and whether or not Lyanna and Rhaegar secretly eloped – will no doubt play out next season. Bran now knows the truth, so here's hoping he makes it to Winterfell sooner rather than later and reveals all to Jon. Of course, we still have another year to wait for that, so in the meantime let's enjoy this moment...

R + L = J. My favorite theory finally come to life. #GameofThrones

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IT IS CONFIRMED GUYS, AFTER YEARS THE R + L = J IS CONFIRMED #GameofThrones

When they FINALLY confirmed R+L= J... #ThronesYall

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For a full run-down of all the hints Game of Thrones has dropped about R+L=J, check out this post.