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Game of Thrones loves its prophecies, from the one about Cersei's death, to the one Varys heard as a child, to the many inscrutable predictions of Melisandre. However, there are two prophecies in Game of Thrones that may be more linked than we originally thought: the prophecy of Azor Ahai, and the prophecy given to Daenerys after the death of Khal Drogo.
In the mythology of Game of Thrones, Azor Ahai was a legendary hero that lived over five thousand years before the events that take place in the series. He fought against the darkness that lay over the world by forging Lightbringer, a flaming sword that he tempered with the blood of his beloved wife, whose soul merged with the sword, giving it its power. The prophecy of Azor Ahai states:
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"There will come a day after a long Summer when the stars bleed and the cold breath of darkness falls heavy on the world. In this dread hour a warrior shall draw from the fire a burning sword. And that sword shall be Lightbringer, the Red Sword of Heroes, and he who clasps it shall be Azor Ahai come again, and the darkness shall flee before him."
Melisandre elaborates on this prophecy by saying: "When the red star bleeds and the darkness gathers, Azor Ahai shall be born again amidst smoke and salt to wake dragons out of stone."
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"When the red star bleeds and the darkness gathers, Azor Ahai shall be born again amidst smoke and salt to wake dragons out of stone."
The gist of the prophecy is that one day, during a time of great darkness, Azor Ahai will be born again, and together with Lightbringer, he will rid the world of that darkness once and for all. While fans have come up with numerous theories about which character on...
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