Tonight's episode of Game of Thrones, "Eastwatch," almost had the most important revelation in the series' history—except Samwell "Mansplain" Tarly interruped Gilly as she was about to make it.
Just to recap the infuriating moment, Sam is studying to be a big important maester, copying over all the Citadel's old records, as Archmaester Ebrose directed him to back in Episode 3. Gilly is helping, reading the older records to Sam and questioning their contents as he transcribes:
Gilly: "What does 'annulment' mean?"Sam: "It's when a man sets aside his lawful wife."Gilly: "[High Septon] Maynard says here that he issued an annulment for a Prince 'Ragger' and remarried him to someone else at the same time in a secret ceremony in Dorne. Is that a common thing in the south, or—"
Sam interrupts her to complain about this useless transcription task, while "the secret to defeating the Night King is probably sitting on some dusty shelf somewhere, completely ignored!" Wah, wah, wah.
Twitter, of course, was not pleased with Sam breaking in on such important information, like Rhaegar Targaryen divorcing Elia Martell to marry Lyanna Stark, thus giving Jon Snow more of a claim to the Iron Throne than Daenerys. Face it, Sam—you f*cked up.
Every woman has been there:
At this point, duh:
But seriously, let's focus on what Gilly just confirmed: