The second episode of "Game of Thrones" Season 8 features a musical cue that announces the end of the Iron Throne.
Spoiler down for the second episode of the last season.
"Game of Thrones" Wants to weave music into its major storefronts, from "The Rains of Castamere" at the Red Wedding to "The Bear and the Maiden Fair" for the Jaime saga (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and Brienne (Gwendoline Christie). Now add another to the list: "Jenny's Song".
This episode has a scene where in the calm before the storm a bunch of beloved characters who are likely to die soon (including Jaime, Tyrion, Brienne, Podrick, Davos) and Tormund) gather before the big battle to one Drink. When Tyrion requests a song, Podrick breaks out into a sad tune called "Jenny's Song" as the camera pans over various characters spending their final night (including Arya in bed with Gendry!).
Wait, who Jenny is and why should we care about her song?
In the history of the world of Westeros, long before the events of the show, Jenny of Oldstones was a poor woman married to Prince Duncan Targaryen (one of the ancestors of Daenerys and Jons). Prince Duncan fell in love and married Jenny against his father's wishes ̵
So the line "The things I do for love" – a Jaime Lannister classic that Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright) picks up in this episode applies to more than just Jaime. It also describes the story of Duncan and Jenny – and it could well be the ultimate story of Jon and Daenerys.
With Jon at the head of the throne ahead of Daenerys, this indicates he could give up his claim for her. Anyone hoping for King Jon Snow has struck this theory.
"Game of Thrones" Season 8 broadcasts on HBO Sunday night.