In this case, it could be argued that tyrion lannister is the tritagonist. During most of tyrion s childhood, his father tywin served as hand of the king to king aerys ii targaryen in kings landing, and as a consequence was absent from home for longer periods of time. Aerys was infamously murdered by a member of his own kingsguard, serjaime lannister. Aerys was bookish and had little interest in politics or war. Aerys i targaryen was the thirteenth king of the targaryen dynasty to sit on the iron throne. Had tyrion been an acknowledged targaryen, hed probably have had no better of a time growing up than he did as a lannister. While still a teenager, aerys was forced to marry his.
But unless people actually end up believing this story he will remain tyrion lannister. Called on by the lord of light, the lady melisandre is determined to keep the darkness at bay. Tyrion lannister is actually the son of the mad king aerys ii targaryen. Joanna lannister was tywins equal, they were completely devoted to one another and there was no way she was interested in areys, a renowned womanizer who could only get it up if someone was burning. He was married to his sister, queen rhaella targaryen, and had 8. King aerys was betrayed by his former friend and hand tywin lannister, who led an army.
Tyrion as a targaryen general asoiaf a forum of ice. Tyrion is frequently having dragon dreams, a common theme among targaryens. Arguments against tyrion targaryen and refutations of them. King aerys ii targaryen, commonly called the mad king, was the sixteenth member of house targaryen to rule from the iron throne. The tyrion targaryen game of thrones theory was officially. This popular fan theory suggests that tyrions parents are actually joanna lannister and the mad king, aerys targaryen. Game of thrones threw a wrench into the tyrion targaryen theory. King aerys ii targaryen, commonly called the mad king, was the sixteenth. The novella blood of the dragon, comprising the daenerys targaryen chapters from the novel, won.
Aerys targaryen ii has appeared in the following books. Tyrion was believed to be the youngest son of tywin and joanna, two cousins within house lannister. In the books, tyrions hair color is described as a mixture of pale blond hair thats. These 10 game of thrones episodes hinted tyrion is actually. A game of thrones is the first of seven planned novels in a song of ice and fire, an epic fantasy series by american author george r. Prince aerys as a youth, he was taken with a certain lady of casterly. I am certain tywin would not continue to serve the man who raped his wife, regardless of what aerys wanted.
Aerys i targaryen biographical information born in or between 172 ac and 176 ac in the red keep died in 221 ac at an unknown location title king of the andals, the rhoynar, and the first men lord of the seven kingdoms protector of the realm allegiance house targaryen culture valyrians with influence from the andals alias aerys of the house targaryen, the first of his name office reign 209 ac. Character profile for aerys targaryen ii from a clash of. One fan theory holds that tyrion is actually the illegitimate son of aerys the mad king targaryen. Unlike in the books, aerys is portrayed as having little to no facial hair. His older siblings are cersei lannister, the queen of king robert i baratheon, and ser jaime lannister, a knight of roberts kingsguard. Plus, tyrion actually being a targaryen would conveniently fulfill the dragon has three heads prophecy, which people have interpreted as three targaryens who will ride on daenerys three. Might be a hint at tyrion being a targaryen and therefore one of the three heads of the dragon. Martins books, the mad king and tyrions mother joanna lannister had some history. Ten years before a song of ice and fire, he led a rebellion against king robert baratheon. For instance, the tyrion targaryen theory has been around since 1998, when a crown of kings came out. Its said that aerys lusted after joanna even after she married tywin lannister. Its said that aerys lusted after joanna even after she.
Aerys was advised by grand maester pycelle to open the gates of kings landing to lord tywin lannister to relieve the city. Did doritos just confirm tyrion lannisters real identity. Feb 02, 2018 aerys was infamously murdered by a member of his own kingsguard, serjaime lannister. What is the likelihood that tyrion lannister is secretly a. First, yandel is writing for a tywin lannisterled regime. Aerys targaryen, also called the mad king, ruled the seven kingdoms as the last targaryen king. Prince aerys as a youth, he was taken with a certain lady of casterly rock, a cousin of tywin lannister. These game of thrones episodes keep the tyrion targaryen. May 02, 2016 tyrions got a more targaryenish appearance in the books giphy in the first book, a game of thrones, tyrion is described as having a mixture of hair that is so blonde it seemed white and black. Years later, when aerys sat upon the throne, joanna married tywin lannister, her first cousin and hand of the king.
The theory goes that tyrion is not tywin lannisters son, but that he is actually the son of the mad king aerys ii targaryen. Some fans believe tywins words to be literal, the lannister believing tyrion may actually be aerys targaryens son. The theory goes that tyrion is not tywin lannister s son, but that he is actually the son of the mad king aerys ii targaryen. A game of thrones a song of ice and fire wiki fandom. Aerys targaryen was killed by jaime lannister, and was daenerys. Impressed by the ruthlessness young ser tywin lannister had shown in dealing with a rebellion. The evidence was fairly weak until grr martin wrote the world of ice and fire, a history of westeros.
Aerys targaryen was the first of his name to sit the iron throne and the thirteenth king of the targaryen dynasty. His elder brother baelor served as the kings hand and heir. Tyrion lannister is a member of house lannister and is the third and youngest child of lord. The maesters will ignore the third, because joanna lannister was a woman, for all that she wore the crown better than any of them. Basically it goes that aerys raped joanna lannister and tyrion was born from this sexual assault. King aerys ii targaryen, the mad king, slain by ser jaime lannister at the end of roberts rebellion.
He is one of the major pov characters in the books. Aerys was smitten by the lannister girl even after she married her cousin, tywin. It sprung from book readers interpreting a line spoken by rhaegar in a vision dany has in. Martins a song of ice and fire novels feature a sizable cast of characters. Nobody ever said that tyrion would be a targaryen if he was aerys son.
Game of thrones tyrion lannister characters tv tropes. His older siblings are cersei lannister, the queen of king robert i baratheon, and ser jaime lannister, a knight who served in the kingsguard of. My thoughts on the tyrion targaryen theory general. Aug 08, 2017 some fans believe tywins words to be literal, the lannister believing tyrion may actually be aerys targaryens son. His older siblings are cersei lannister, the queen of king robert i baratheon, and ser jaime lannister, a knight who served in the kingsguard of kings aerys ii, robert, joffrey, and currently tommen. The companion book the world of ice and fire, which. He was the seventeenth and final member of the targaryen dynasty to sit on the iron throne, ruling from 262 ac to 283 ac. Why tyrion lannister must be tyrion targaryen beyond the. King aerys ii targaryen and joanna lannister backstory and evidence. Agot chapter, tyrion ii viserions color is cremegold, and he is breathing flames colored palegold shot through with red and orange.
During aerys reign, tywin, the head of house lannister. This is the life of aerys targaryen the mad king visually created by game of thronelore subscribe to the. Martin, and its television adaptation game of thrones. Aerys was known as the mad king, and of his many unthinkable acts, sleeping with joanna lannister could have been a possibility. Although his rule began benevolently, he succumbed to the madness caused by his incestuous. A popular fan theory argues that tyrion might be a targaryen, perhaps even mad king aerys son. Game of thrones tywin lannister never loved his son, tyrion. And while not included on the show, in the books tyrion has a very unlannisterlike combination of black and blonde hair, as well as two mismatched eyes, just like a famous targaryen bastard who. Tyrion lannisterdaenerys targaryen 62 jon snowdaenerys targaryen jon snow. King aerys i targaryen was the thirteenth king of the targaryen dyansty to sit on the iron throne of westeros. History will say that there were two monarchs during aerys s reign. Rhaegar could have been his jaime, but that asshole aerys would have been as bad to him as tywin and cersei combined. March 22, 2017 asoiafhistorian a song of ice and fire, aerys the mad king, asoiaf theories, george rr martin, joanna lannister, the world book, tyrion lannister, tyrion targaryen, tywin lannister 1 aerys and joanna producing tyrion is either a rape or a consensual affair that does not fit with the historical record or what we know of aerys.
Prince aerys was born to prince jaehaerys targaryen, the second son of king aegon v targaryen. Aerys ii targaryen, also called aerys the mad, the mad king and king scab, is a character from a song of ice and firegame of thrones. Aerys i targaryen a song of ice and fire wiki fandom. Or, cersei and tyrion escape to pentos after the destruction of kings landing. Aerys i was the second son of king daeron ii targaryen, and was not expected to succeed to the throne. In his book the world of ice and fire, maester yandel describes the events of the sack of kings landing in a way that shifts the blame from houses baratheon and lannister, by then allied with robert through marriage, to other candidates, and cites supposed rumors that person responsible was king aerys ii targaryen, or that it had been elia, to. In the a song of ice and fire series, its said that even once tywin and joanna lannister married, aerys was still infatuated with her. Some believe that on the wedding night of tywin and joanna lannister, the powerdrunk aerys used his status as king to claim first bedding rights to joanna. The theory that king aerys was tyrions real father goes something like this. Aegon targaryen son of rhaegar a wiki of ice and fire.
Joanna lannister and aerys ii the mad king targaryen. Spoilers extended tyrion is a targaryen here is conclusive. As a young boy, he befriended tywin lannister, who served as a page in the court of his grandfather, as well as his cousin steffon baratheon. King aerys ii targaryen stated that tyrion was a punishment for tywins arrogance, and the. Did doritos just confirm tyrion lannister s real identity. Mar 22, 2017 march 22, 2017 asoiafhistorian a song of ice and fire, aerys the mad king, asoiaf theories, george rr martin, joanna lannister, the world book, tyrion lannister, tyrion targaryen, tywin lannister 1 aerys and joanna producing tyrion is either a rape or a consensual affair that does not fit with the historical record or what we know of aerys. This is the life of aerys targaryen the mad king visually created by game of. Feb 05, 2018 this popular fan theory suggests that tyrion s parents are actually joanna lannister and the mad king, aerys targaryen. Tyrion lannisterdaenerys targaryen works archive of. Since the beginning, he was the character who had the largest number of interactions with most of the characters in the series. Lately there is a theory about tyrion lannister running that tyrion is in fact a targaryen.
He was formally styled as aerys of the house targaryen, the second of his name, king of the andals and the first men, lord of the seven kingdoms, and protector of the realm. A theory about tyrion lannister from game of thrones. He is a prominent point of view character in the series, having the most viewpoint chapters 49 chapters in the first. Theres also tyrions relationship with dragons, a targaryen family trait. He was the son of king jaehaerys ii targaryen and queen shaera targaryen. It was meant to indicate tyrion was the child of mad king aerys ii targaryen and joanna lannister. During his reign, aerys ii had a reputation for pursuing other women besides his. The novel was nominated for the 1998 nebula award and the 1997 world fantasy award, and won the 1997 locus award. Tyrion lannister, also known by the nickname the halfman or the imp and later by the alias hugor hill, is a fictional character in the a song of ice and fire series of epic fantasy novels by american author george r. He was a cruel, tyrant king who ran iron throne, he was a major antagonist in the a song of ice and fire books, and a minor antagonist in the game of thrones tv series. While in the show the case for tyrion being a secret targ. Tywin lannisteraerys ii targaryen works archive of. According to this theory, tyrion is a targaryen asoiaf theories. Tyrions personality also shows signs of not being truly lannister, as he is described as having a morbid fascination with dragons he explains how he dreamt of dragons, which daenerys is also described as doing, and implies he knows that jon snow has dreamt of dragons as well.
Aerys ii targaryen, also called the mad king and king scab, was the seventeenth and last. This youtube video by alt shift x breaks down all the clues, but it essentially stems from a rumored romance between tywin lannister s charles dance late wife, joanna, and king aerys ii. Tyrions got a more targaryenish appearance in the books giphy in the first book, a game of thrones, tyrion is described as having a mixture of hair that is. Aerys was the son of prince jaehaerys who was the second son of king aegon v targaryen. Mindblowing game of thrones theory shakes up westeros. Aug 25, 2017 one fan theory holds that tyrion is actually the illegitimate son of aerys the mad king targaryen. Thus far, tyrion is known as the dwarf son of tywin and joanna lannister, who died during childbirth. Sep 16, 2014 thus far, tyrion is known as the dwarf son of tywin and joanna lannister, who died during childbirth. Martins immensely popular series was around for 15 years before game of thrones graced television screens on hbo, and that gave fans a long time to forge some pretty strong theories. Tywin lannisteraerys ii targaryen works archive of our own. His sisterwife queen rhaella, also of house targaryen, died in childbirth. The ones who mostly believe in this theory are people who only watched the show and love peter dinklage so much they want to see him as a targaryen and.
Tumblr user joannalannister writes this regarding tyrion being a targaryen as the result of joanna lannister having been raped by aerys. The fan theory, mentioned in several pockets of the internet, but most notably in a 2010 blog. Aerys ii targaryen is also known as aerys the mad or also the mad king, or king scab. History will say that there were two monarchs during aeryss reign. Aerys rules in kings landing, with daenerys as his heir and tywin lannister as his hand. Once upon a time, either through coercion, seduction or flatout rape, aerys and joanna lannister knew one another. Tyrion lannister is the younger brother of cersei and jaime lannister, and serves as a thirdperson narrator for 47 chapters in a game of thrones. His brother jaime left casterly rock to serve as a squire at crakehall in 277 ac, while his sister cersei left for the court of kings landing in 278 ac.
Sep 20, 2018 for instance, the tyrion targaryen theory has been around since 1998, when a crown of kings came out. Daenerys targaryen is the daughter of king aerys ii targaryen also referred to as the mad king and his sisterwife queen rhaella, and is one of the last survivors of house targaryen. The three would become inseparable friends, later fighting together in the war of the ninepenny kings, where aerys served as a squire and. He was formally styled as aerys of the house targaryen, the first of his name, king of the andals and the first men, lord of the seven kingdoms, and protector of the realm. Tyrion lannister is a member of house lannister and youngest child of lord tywin lannister and lady joanna lannister. Tyrion lannister is a member of house lannister and is the third and youngest child of lord tywin lannister and the late lady joanna lannister. Due to the commencement of the sack of kings landing, aerys desired the.1581 367 828 1257 959 1528 1535 707 595 1359 338 132 714 1574 1156 1259 333 1028 1544 903 452 1436 286 753 591 1047 422 931 303 933 345 32 271