HBO just confirmed the popular Game of Thrones ‘R+L = J’ fan theory


If you’re keeping up with your Game of Thrones theories, you likely know about ‘R+L = J,’ which is not a screwy math problem. At least as the TV show goes, it’s been confirmed by HBO’s ‘Making Game of Thrones’ blog. If you’re not sure what R+L = J is, it’s surprisingly simple (for Game of Thrones, at least). In a nutshell, it means that Rhaegar Targaryen (R) and Lyanna Stark (L) are Jon Snow’s real parents (J). In the show, we see that Lyanna Stark is Jon Snow’s mother, but HBO tried to obfuscate her telling Ned who the father…

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