HBO Might Have Just Confirmed This "Game Of Thrones" Plot Point

    Putting the R in R+L=J.

    The Season 6 finale of Game of Thrones confirmed what many fans have been speculating about for years – that Lyanna Stark is, in fact, Jon Snow's mother.

    Most fans also took it as confirmation that his father is Rhaegar Targaryen, the man who kidnapped (or perhaps eloped with) Lyanna. But although there is overwhelming evidence that supports this, it wasn't explicitly stated in the show – and so some are speculating Jon's father could actually be someone else. Someone like Robert Baratheon, Aerys Targaryen, or even Ned Stark himself.

    But HBO seems to have settled the debate by releasing this chart on its behind-the-scenes website, which directly links Jon Snow to Rhaegar Targaryen.

    And as for Jon's looks – well, it's pretty clear he got them from his mama.

    For a full breakdown of all the evidence that Rhaegar is Jon's father, check out this post.