Jon Snow wasn't thrilled about a stunning revelation on 'Game of Thrones' and fans were having a field day

HBOJon Snow is a Targaryen.
  • Warning: Spoilers for HBO’s “Game of Thrones” season eight, episode one.
  • During the season eight premiere of the HBO show, Sam Tarly told Jon Snow who his real parents were.
  • Jon was shocked at the revelation and didn’t appear thrilled by it.
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Sam Tarly wasted no time telling Jon Snow the truth about his parents during Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” premiere on HBO.

Shortly after arriving at Winterfell with Daenerys Targaryen and her army, Jon visited the Stark family crypt. Sam finds Jon and tells him that he’s the only living heir of Prince Rhaegar Targaryen (Daenerys’ brother) and Lyanna Stark (Ned’s sister), and therefore heir to the Iron Throne.

Jon is visibly distraught at the news, and fans had a field day over his emotional reaction.

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Some people made jokes about Jon not wanting to be king.

Others played on the now-famous quote uttered by Ygritte, ‘You know nothing, Jon Snow’^tfw^tfw

Others pointed out that Jon must be realising that he slept with his aunt^tfw

It’s unclear what Jon will choose to do with this information. Northerners already don’t trust Daenerys and if they were to learn Jon was a Targaryen, that could spell even more trouble. But Jon does have a claim to the throne if he chooses to become king. There’s also the possibility that Sam will choose to tell the truth if Jon doesn’t.

“Game of Thrones” airs Sundays at 9 p.m. ET on HBO.

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