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MORE: To stay up to date on everything Game of Thrones, follow our If Jaime does kill Cersei, the act will no doubt mirror the moment that. Cersei Lannister dropped a big bomb in Game of Thrones season seven, episode five: That she was pregnant with Jaime's baby. This is huge. Cersei and Jaime: one of the few constants in Game of Thrones. For those who have got lost in the Jon's "never been a bastard he's the heir to.
Jaime oh-so-perfectly stumbled in at the right moment, overhearing her rejection of it, which means if he thinks back to that moment he will think that Cersei wants and loves their little foetus. Back in season five of Game of Thrones we saw a flashback scene of Cersei as a little girl, visiting Maggy a witch and receiving an eerie prophecy.
Gold shall be their crowns and gold their shrouds. There was no mention of a rogue fourth baby. If Cersei is indeed pregnant, the fate of the baby does not seem great from whichever angle you look at it, but here are the three main outcomes we have predicted: We reckon before that though, she has at least three months of trickery up her sleeve where she can con Jaime, her advisors, her Kingdom and maybe even Daenerys if the two ever meet up.
That there will be some medical concerns Children born of incest are way more likely to have some medical issues, babies born of incest and who are a direct descendant of Cersei Lannister are almost guaranteed to be absolute fruitloops.
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We all remember the delightfully awful Joffrey, right? If the baby is born and goes on to live out at least one season, we reckon there may be some medical anomalies—with one potential outcome being, that the baby is born a dwarf. This will be a big stab in the back for Cersei who already hates her dwarf-brother Tyrion, so it would sure be interesting to see how she would mother one of her own. This theory is not as farfetched as it sounds as the second part of the prophecy mentioned this: However, Jaime is also her little brother as Cersei is the elder twin.
They appear to be matching halves of the same whole, with little daylight between them.
As Cersei tells Eddard Stark: We shared a womb, came into this world together. The idea of twins acting as a single entity pops up in East Indian mythology.
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The Hindu Ashvinsmale twins with the heads of horses, ride together in a golden chariot and shine with the light of sunset and sunrise. Twin horse riders are found in many cultures, such as the English fighters Hengist and Horsa. These two represent the balanced twin dynamic. Though separated at birth a common theme with mythical twins; see Romulus and Remus belowbrother and sister Skywalker both possess supernatural powers and are consistent forces for good. In the first episode, we see Jaime try to murder a child, Brandon Stark, to protect the secrecy of his incestuous relationship with his twin sister.
At the start of season 6, with their father and two of their children dead, they come as close as they ever will to becoming true soul mates. In agony and surrounded by enemies, Jaime seeks salvation inside their exclusive biological and metaphysical club: Intensely paired twins include the ancient Greek Castor and Polluxalso known as the Dioscuri.
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They were half-brothers, born of the same mother Ledabut Castor was the mortal son of the King of Sparta while Pollux was fathered by the mighty king of the gods, Zeus. The brothers were so close that when Castor was killed, Pollux gave up his immortality so that Zeus could find a way to keep them together. Zeus turned the brothers into the constellation known as Gemini. The twin brothers remain inseparable even in death.
Another famous soul mate tandem is found in the Epic of Gilgamesh. After an initial round of conflict, Gilgamesh and Enkidu become inseparable, and go on adventures together. They are different but complimentary. This is in contrast to what happens on Game of Thrones, where the more different Jaime becomes from Cersei, the more it drives them apart.
At their most desperate and downtrodden, Jaime and Cersei find strength in the depth of their twin connection. Despite all their similarities and shared history, even the love-blind Jaime senses early on the fundamental differences between them. Why have the gods condemned me to love a hateful woman?
Jaime has moved towards the light as Cersei has embraced the darkness. Neither can now accept what the other has become. The alliance they had at the start of the show, which seemed so absolute and intimate, has now proved to have been something of an illusion, neither the eternal, inviolate familial bond of Geb and Nut nor the complimentary bond between Gilgamesh and Enkidu.
Remember the complimentary relationship between the twin Egyptian gods Geb and Nut?
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Set is the dark brother, lord of the red desert, and he eventually murders and dismembers his good brother Osiris. The evil Persian spirit Ahriman also forced his way out of the womb first, beginning his lifelong battle with his good twin, Ahura. Interestingly, Cersei Lannister is firstborn. Jaime has struggled to become a better man, while Cersei has followed her instincts and embraced a Machiavellian point of view where all means justify the ends.
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Essentially, Cersei has committed the same act of mass murder Jaime killed the Mad King to prevent 17 years before. When Jaime watches Cersei crowned as the Queen of the Seven Kingdoms, he knows things cannot go back to the way they were.
Jaime was once a man who could push a child out of a window and not lose sleep over it, but he has changed and Cersei has not. Still, Jaime tries to stand by his sister, but Cersei is done with any pretense of honor or mercy. While Jaime stands by his promise, Cersei explains how she plans to ignore the deal and take back the parts of Westeros she has lost with the help of the Iron Bank, Euron Greyjoy and the Golden Company.Game Of Thrones Season 8 Promo - Jaime Lannister, Cersei and Brienne Breakdown