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‘Game of Thrones’ Star Kit Harington Looks Just Like a Young George R.R. Martin

Game of Thrones fans have been speculating about Jon Snow’s origin since the beginning of the series — and now one Twitter user @broderick has come up with the weirdest theory yet.

Kit Harington and George R. R. Martin
Kit Harington and George R. R. Martin attend the HBO Luxury Lounge in honor of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in 2011. Craig Barritt/WireImage

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Ryan Broderick shared a side-by-side photo of the show’s star Kit Harington, next to a photo of series’ creator George R.R. Martin when he was young — and the resemblance between the two is uncanny!

Broderick shared the comparison writing, “wanna see something wicked f–cked up?” and his followers reacted with absolute shock. Once you see it, it can’t be unseen. In the post, a recent photo of Harington with his slicked back, curly hair and reading glasses is next to a photo of a young Martin wearing similar glasses and long, dark hair. They both have round faces, covered in facial hair, including an almost identical mustache.

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The finale for season 7 is quickly approaching and fan theories about the next season, which is the last for the HBO show, are all over the internet. Much of that anticipation from die-hard fans comes from not fully knowing Snow’s story of origin though it was confirmed by HBO in June that Snow’s father is, in fact, Eddard “Ned” Stark, and that he also has Targaryen blood in his lineage.

Now that confusion has traveled over to the real world where the creator’s resemblance with the show’s star completely took fans by surprise, some even think Martin and Harington have been father and son all along.

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