You Probably Missed This Tragic ‘Game Of Thrones’ Easter Egg Involving Ser Davos Seaworth
Spoilers ahead. There are plenty of tragic moments from Game of Thrones, but one of the most heartbreaking travesties came in Episode 9 Season 5. That is when Melisandre sacrificed Stannis Baratheon’s adorable daughter Shireen because the Red Woman believed the young innocent girl’s death would please the Lord of Light, who would then melt away the blizzard so the Lord of Dragonstone’s armies could be victorious against Ramsay Bolton’s forces. The weather did clear up, but the Baratheon army was destroyed. Big miscalculation by Melisandre. Shireen’s horrifying death was all for naught. But did you know there was a harrowing Easter Egg that foretold the future before Shireen’s death that involved Ser Davos Seaworth way back in Season 3?
There was a subtle reference way back in Season 3 where Shireen Baratheon was teaching Ser Davos how to read. The first word that the viewing audience sees Davos learn to word is “Aegon.” During the tutoring session, the Onion Knight struggles to pronounce the name of the book titled, “A History of Aegon the Conqueror.” “This word is Aegon,” Shireen said. “When you see ‘A,’ ‘E,’ and ‘G’ together like that, it sounds like ‘egg.’”