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10 Unlikely But Possible Candidates To Sit On The Iron Throne

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We've all seen the fan theories floating around as to who is going to end up on the Iron Throne. Is it going to be Tyrion Lannister? Could it be the Mother of Dragons herself, Daenerys Targaryen? Is Jon Snow really dead?

While they're the favorites to sit on the Iron Throne, they're not the only ones in Westros who could potentially find themselves ruler of the Seven Kingdoms. It may be unlikely, but the following 10 people could also find their way to the top.

1. Ser Davos Seaworth


Ser Davos is the Kingsley Shacklebolt of Westeros. He is unwaveringly loyal and just and it’s heartbreaking to see him put his faith in the wrong person. Now that Stannis is (SPOILER) supposedly dead, maybe he’ll step it up and prove he’s the right man to rule the Seven Kingdoms.

2. Margaery Tyrell


Marge has spent the last few seasons worming her way up to becoming Queen but she doesn’t need a marriage to secure her place at the top. With Lady Olenna Tyrell as her grandmother and top advisor and Ser Loras as her head of the Kingsguard, she’d be unstoppable.

3. Poderick Payne


Pod was once told that there never was a more loyal squire. According to the ladies of the brothel, he is a man of many talents. Pod would be a reluctant King, though he would be the fair and loyal ruler Westros needs.

5. Rickon Stark


Remember him? He’ll show up with Osha at the tail end of the series, with Westeros crumbling, walk up to the Lannisters and say, “Winter is Coming, bitches” before killing whoever is on throne. He’ll address the people of King’s Landing with, “The Starks are back” and promptly take is place on the Throne. Or Shaggydog will rule.

6. Ser Bronn


As a sellsword with alliance to anybody with money, he’d be the best and worst* thing to ever happen. He’d probably be unpredictable but wouldn’t be the tyrannical crackpot some of his predecessors (*cough* Joffrey *cough*) were.

*Okay, looking back on the series, he deff wouldn’t be the worst, but you get the point.

7. Brienne of Tarth


Ugh she never wavers from her morals. She holds true to seeking revenge on Stannis, even when she has to wait four long seasons. Who knows what she would do as ruler of the Seven Kingdoms.

9. Petyr Baelish aka "Littlefinger"


Since he’s behind literally everything that goes on in Westros, it wouldn’t be surprising if he ends up on the throne, in the off-chance that he ends up alive. I mean, come on, someone has to catching on that Littlefinger secretly runs shit.

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