22 Facts That Will Change the Way You Watch “Game of Thrones”

2. The Walk of Shame was real.

Most people considered Cersei’s Walk of Shame to be humiliating and horrible. Her grueling public shaming was based on a real-life incident. George R. R. Martin revealed that he was inspired by a case from medieval Britain: the mistress of King Edward IV was punished in this way after Edward died.

1. Young George R. R. Martin looks like Jon Snow.

Fans of the TV series have a lot of theories about Jon Snow’s destiny, some based on the obvious similarity between Martin and the young King of the North. Does it mean that he won’t kill Jon Snow?

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