''Game of Thrones'' Season 8, Episode 1 has finally arrived on HBO as the final season of the show set sails into what's expected to be a fabulous wrap-up of the adventure. With only six episodes booked for the final season, there was no time to waste and the show's creators rocked the boat right from the beginning.

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Jon seemed to have abandoned every ambition to hold power in the Realm as his relationship with Daenerys Targaryen reaches new heights, both literally and figuratively. If it wasn't for Sam Tarly riding on the back of those two magnificent dragons, together they may have cemented their bond.

Jon Snow learned about Daenerys' cruelty, his roots

In the spirit of what seems to have been a strong friendship, Sam Tarly approaches Jon Snow in the Crypts of Winterfell, far from any pair of curious eyes.

Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen rode the dragons together. Photo: screencap via GameofThrones/ YouTube
Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen rode the dragons together. Photo: screencap via GameofThrones/ YouTube

According to forbes.com, their emotional reunion took a rather intense turn when Sam decided to speak up about how Daenerys handled the fate of his family. In the wake of that news, you can see Jon still trying to defend Daenerys' actions, but you can also pick up some nervous vibe starting to buzz within him.

But Sam didn't stop there with the discoveries spree as he went on to reveal what he and Bran Stark had previously figured out. Learning about his Targaryen roots must have been quite a shock for Jon Snow.

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You can see him trying to shoulder his way through the news.

Sam extracted the core idea and presented it to his friend: Jon Snow is the son of Lyanna Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen and the rightful Heir to the Iron Throne.

A difficult dilemma presents for Jon Snow to solve, and the timing isn't that great either. According to inverse.com, the Night King has already put out a theatrical statement in the House Umber bloodbath.

Why things are so hard for Jon Snow

Jon Snow's character lacks that avid need to hold power, even though the most recent findings entitle him to claim it based on very legitimate reasons.

But legitimacy is just one part of the issue for Jon Snow.

As Winterfell gets more and more crowded with all those armies converging to this particular part of the Realm, the threads are getting tenser.

Sansa Stark made her position clear to Jon Snow. Then it was the whole Sam and Jon scene in the crypts. Moreover, the general atmosphere shows how divided the families within Westeros are, even when the greatest threat is about to knock at the door to claim their lives.

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But things between Jon and Daenerys could get even trickier if he decides to tell her about his Targaryen roots. Given Daenerys' appetite for power, it would be interesting to see how that would go. Would she be willing to share power in a possible dualism to rule over Westeros?

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