The 'Game of Thrones' hero we've been waiting for is actually Jaime Lannister

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The Game of Thrones hype machine is in full force already and we’re here to add fuel to the wildfire.

With speculation running rampant over whether Jon Snow or Daenerys Targaryen will turn out to be reborn savior of the world Azor Ahai aka "the prince that was promised" , we think there’s another dark horse contender we should keep our eyes on.

Jaime Lannister.

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