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With the season six finale cementing the long-suspected R + L = J fan theory, it's time to look ahead. We now know for certain that Jon Snow is the result of a secret affair between Lyanna Stark and Rhaegar Targaryen. Lyanna died giving birth to him and made her brother, Ned, promise to protect the boy. But there's still much to learn.

So far, the show hasn't confirmed outright that Rhaegar is Jon's father. The widespread belief in Westeros is Rhaegar kidnapped and raped Lyanna, starting Robert's Rebellion. But, savvy readers of George R.R. Martin's books sniffed out the R + L = J theory and suspected the kidnapping was truly a secret affair...