Never Forget That Gilly Was the One Who Discovered This Huge 'Game of Thrones' Secret

Justice for Gilly!

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~*spoilers for Game of Thrones below*~

Among the many, many revelations of Game of Thrones's season seven finale was the reveal of Jon Snow's true Targaryen identity. But the show actually kind of did a soft reveal of Jon's identity via Sam...err, actually, Gilly.

That's right: while it was Sam who conversed with Bran about this big GoT revelation in the finale, Gilly was the one who actually discovered it an episode earlier. And fans are pissed that she isn't getting her due credit in the story for making arguably its most important discovery:

Maybe it's just heartening to know that Sam's listening to Gilly?

After al-...Nah, actually, #JusticeForGilly now and forever:

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