Unresolved Mysteries

I just took the questions from this post and added my guesses (some based on theories, some based on show, and some are just wild guesses).

A GAME OF THRONES


  • How did the direwolves get south of the Wall?
  • Who are Jon Snow’s parents?
    • Rhaegar Targaryen and Lyanna Stark
  • Who told Ned about the Tower of Joy?
    • Howland Reed
  • What happened to Ashara Dayne?
  • Is Tyrion a Targaryen?
    • By blood, yes. A + J = T
  • Where is Benjen Stark?
    • Somewhere beyond the Wall (and not in Essos posing as Daario or Euron)
  • Who is the stallion that mounts the world?
    • Daenerys
  • How did Daenerys survive Drogo’s funeral pyre?
  • Was Lyanna Stark abducted by Rhaegar or did she go willingly?
    • She went willingly
  • How true to fact are Old Nan’s tales?
  • Is Mormont’s raven controlled by Bloodraven?
    • A resounding yes.
  • Where is Dany’s house with the Red Door located?
    • Braavos
  • What caused the Others to re-appear and what’s their purpose and plan?
  • Where are Ned Stark’s remains?
  • Why did Benjen Stark join the Night’s Watch?
    • Disagreement with Ned regarding the bringing up or Jon or the stand taken during rebellion. (He did not want to serve Robert).

A CLASH OF KINGS


  • What happened to Tyrek Lannister?
    • Varys or Littlefinger would know the answer
  • Was the riot in King’s Landing a spontaneous event or pre-planned?
    • Pre-planned
  • Who was behind the attempted assassination of Tyrion Lannister?
    • Littlefinger
  • Why was Jaqen in the Black Cells?
  • Who placed the cache of dragonglass and the horn at the Fist of the First Men?
    • Benjen Stark
  • What was the winged snake that Bran saw through Summer?
  • What do all of Dany’s visions from the House of the Undying mean?
    • Need a separate thread
  • Who is Azor Ahai Reborn?
    • Jon Snow
  • What or who is Lightbringer?
    • Jon Snow
  • Who are the other two heads of the dragon?
    • Jon, Tyrion
  • Who is Quaithe and why is she helping Dany?
    • Shiera Seastar. Targaryen Restoration and/or helping Bloodraven in the war for Dawn.
  • What happened to Stonesnake?
  • What do Patchface’s visions mean?
    • Need a separate thread
  • Does Varys have a secret background and identity?
    • Blackfyre/Brightflame descendant.
  • Which hand of the king built the tunnel to the brothel?
    • Tywin Lannister
  • What happened to Weasel (the girl that Arya was traveling with)?
  • What book did Roose burn at Harrenhal and why?
  • Was Ser Stevron Frey murdered?

A STORM OF SWORDS


  • Who is the Knight of the Laughing Tree?
    • Lyanna Stark
  • What became of Robb’s will?
    • With Howland Reed in Greywater Watch
  • Where did Tysha go after she was sent away by Tywin?
  • Did Mance truly have the Horn of Winter?
    • No
  • Who is Coldhands?
    • Some dead guy. Not Benjen.
  • Is Lem Lemoncloak Richard Lonmouth in disguise?
    • Yes.
  • Who are Melisandre’s parents?
    • No one of consequence.
  • Did Oberyn poison Tywin?
    • Yes
  • What happened to Gerion Lannister?
    • Became the Shrouded Lord.

A FEAST FOR CROWS


  • What do the glass candles really do?
    • Palantirs
  • Is Alleras the Sphinx really Sarella Sand: Oberyn’s bastard daughter?
    • Yes.
  • Who is the Pate that Samwell encouters at the end of AFFC?
    • Jaqen. Alchemist.
  • Are dragonsteel and Valyrian steel the same thing?
    • Yes.
  • Who informed on Arianne Martell’s Queenmaker plot?
  • Who murdered Balon Greyjoy?
    • A Facelessman, for Euron.
  • Who is Taena Merryweather working for?
    • Varys
  • Why did Littlefinger request Robert’s tapestries from Cersei?
  • Is Sandor Clegane alive?
    • Yes
  • Do the maesters have a conspiracy to end magic?
    • Yes, but for strong reasons.
  • Who is Cersei’s Valonqar?
    • Jaime
  • Who is the younger, more beautiful queen in Maggy the Frog’s prophecy?
    • Dany
  • What are the true aims of the Faceless Men?
  • Are the Tyrells plotting against Cersei?
    • Yes.
  • Whose skull did Cersei send to Doran Martell?
  • What is under Euron’s eyepatch?
  • Who is the blond young Westerosi man who dies at the House of Black and White?
  • Did Euron really throw the dragon egg into the sea?
    • No. He used it as payment for the facelessman.
  • Has Euron been to Valyria?
  • What happened to Loras Tyrell on Dragonstone?
  • Where did Brynden Blackfish go after swimming away from Riverrun?

A DANCE WITH DRAGONS


  • Who is killing people in Winterfell?
  • Who killed Little Walder Frey?
  • Is Young Griff truly Aegon VI?
    • No.
  • Who are Doran Martell’s friends at court?
    • Taena
  • Who wrote the Pink Letter?
  • Did Stannis die at the Battle of Ice?
    • No.
  • Who poisoned the honeyed locusts in Meereen?
  • Who is the Harpy?
    • Green Grace
  • Who is the Hooded Man that Theon encounters in Winterfell?
  • What is Septa Lemore’s true identity?
    • Wenda the White Fawn
  • What happened to the 3 Freys that disappeared after they departed White Harbor?
    • Cooked into pies and aten by Northmen.
  • Who killed Domeric Bolton?
  • Why did the Shy Maid cross under the Bridge of Dreams twice?
  • What will happen when Dragonbinder is blown?
  • Where are the towers by the sea that Melisandre saw in her vision?
    • Oldtown
  • What happened when Moqorro took Victarion into his cabin?
  • What’s happening at Hardhome?
  • What will happen to Jon Snow?
    • Will be resurrected.
  • Who will be the Faith of the Seven’s champion in Cersei’s Trial by Battle?
  • Was Jojen killed and turned into paste?
    • No.
  • Are Northern Lords conspiring against Stannis Baratheon and Roose Bolton to return the Starks to power?
    • Yes.
  • Who ‘dishonored’ Ashara Dayne at the Tourney of Harrenhal?
    • Brandon
  • Who is the ‘perfumed seneschal’ in Quaithe’s warning to Daenerys?
    • Varys
  • Does the Golden Company possess the sword ‘Blackfyre’?
    • Yes.
  • Who are the Golden Company’s friends in the Reach?
    • Old Blackfyre loyalists, then Rowan and Tarly
  • Who is the Dusky Woman and what’s her plan?
  • Is Asha pregnant?
    • Yes.
  • Did Daenerys miscarry in the Dothraki Sea?
    • Probably, yes.
  • Despite being castrated, does Theon already have bastard children?
    • The Captain’s daughter was seen near Oldtown
  • Who is featured in Bran’s weirwood visions that seem to go back in time?
    • Benjen and Lyanna, Brandon Snow, Old Nan and Duncan the Tall
  • Why was Admiral Groleo killed?

DUNK AND EGG


  • Was Dunk knighted by Ser Arlan of Pennytree?
    • No.
  • Was Maynard Plumm Brynden “Bloodraven” Rivers in disguise?
    • Yes.
  • What happened at Summerhall?
  • Why didn’t Bittersteel support Daemon II Blackfyre’s infiltration of Westeros?
    • He was a dreamer, the whole point of Bittersteel’s rebellion was that Daeron was not ‘worthy of the sword’. Nor was Daemon II.
  • What happened to the dragon eggs that went missing from the Tourney at Whitewalls?
    • Bloodraven took them.
  • What was the fate of House Osgrey?
  • Who was left in charge of the Coldmoat after Rohanne Webber married into the Lannisters and later disappeared?
  • What happened to Shiera Seastar?

THE WORLD OF ICE AND FIRE


  • What became of Nettles?
  • Why is Battle Isle in Oldtown called Battle Isle?
  • Who informed the Blackfyres of Bittersteel’s voyage to the Wall?
  • What are the oily black stones and who placed them throughout the world?
  • Why were the Five Forts built?
  • Did Daemon Targaryen taken Alicent Hightower’s maidenhead?
  • Why is Sothoryos so dangerous to inhabit?
  • What happened to Hardhome 600 years before events from the main series?
  • Are there dragons under Winterfell?
  • Were several great lords plotting to overthrow Aerys II Targaryen, ala southron ambitions?
  • Were the maesters behind the death of the dragons?
  • Did Prince Daemon survive his battle with Prince Aemond over the Gods’ Eye?
  • Did Prince Daeron the Daring survive the Second Battle of Tumbleton?
  • Did Visenya Targaryen (Aegon I’s sister wife) murder Aenys I Targaryen?
    • No.
  • Was Baelor the Blessed poisoned by Viserys II?
    • No.
  • Was Viserys II poisoned by Aegon the Unworthy?
    • Yes.
  • What did the Dornish Letter to Aegon I Targaryen say?
  • What are House Tarth’s recent ties to House Targaryen?
  • What happened to the sword Dark Sister?
  • Was Mushroom correct in his True Telling or full of it?
  • What happened to Aerion Brightflame’s son Maegor?
  • Were Addam and Alyn of Hull actually Laenor’s bastards?
  • Was Maester Orwyle actually a Black spy on the Green council?
  • During Maegor’s reign, what happened to Prince Aegon’s twin daughters after his death?
  • What happened to the four other dragons the Targaryens originally brought to Dragonstone, besides Balerion?
  • Who ordered the assassination of Laenor Velaryon?
  • Were Rhaenyra’s three eldest sons truly bastards of Harwin Strong?
  • Who really killed Jaehaera Targaryen?
  • What caused the Doom of Valyria?
    • The Facelessmen
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