New GoT theory suggests that Jaime Lannister caused the return of the White Walkers

According to a new Reddit theory, Jaime Lannister unbalanced the world of ice and fire by killing the Mad King Aerys.

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About a month ago, HBO finally confirmed that "Game of Thrones" season 8 will premiere in April 2019 [VIDEO]. Then, not long after that confirmation, they released the first official teaser trailer titled "Dragonstone" for the show's final season. And while the teaser video didn't include any new footage, it did offer us some season 8 clues [VIDEO] that fueled quite a few interesting theories.

Speaking of theories, one fan over at Reddit/freefolk has come up with a rather interesting theory on what or rather who really caused the White Walkers to return. As far as Reddit user u/jiddinja is concerned, it was none other than Jaime Lannister. If that sounds interesting, let's jump right in and see what this theory is all about, step by step.

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Daenerys' vision

According to the Redditor, Daenerys' the House of the Undying vision was there to show us what the Red Keep would look like if her father succeeded in burning the city to the ground.

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Blowing up King's Landing

"If the Mad King had succeeded in blowing up King's Landing during the sack," u/jiddinjawrites, "not only would Tywin would have died, but also Ned and anyone else in the city"

3

The Mad King's sacrifice

The Mad King was trying to sacrifice the entire population of King's Landing to the God of Death a.k.a. the Great Other

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Jaime Lannister's role

As for Jaime Lannister, the theory suggests that he unbalanced the world of ice and fire when he stabbed the Mad King in the back.

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The return of the White Walkers

Jaime's actions woke the White Walkers whose goal, at least in this theory, is to wipe out King's Landing.

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