Assumption: Facelessmen caused the Doom of Valyria
Proposition: The first facelessman was a Targaryen
The Alchemist’s presence in Oldtown, as well as the ‘FM caused the Doom’ theory have caused many readers to theorize that FM is anti-dragons, anti-Targaryen, and therefor they will send someone (Arya in many theories) to kill Dany and her dragons. In this post, I’ll attempt to claim that FM could be pro-Dany and pro-Targaryen. This is not new, but I haven’t read much on it.
Tinfoil alert: The following theory is based on speculations and post hoc analysis, rather than actual building up on evidences.
‘The bleeding star’ is part of the Azor Ahai (AA) prophecy :
There will come a day after a long summer when the stars bleed and the cold breath of darkness falls heavy on the world.
“When the red star bleeds and the darkness gathers, Azor Ahai shall be born again amidst smoke and salt ” – Melisandre
The bleeding star is also part of Prince that was Promised prophecy, heralding the arrival or the prince:
“A comet had been seen above King’s Landing on the night Aegon was conceived, and Rhaegar was certain the bleeding star had to be a comet.” – Aemon
There is no mention that comet Rhaegar saw was red. A comet looks like a star that bleeds (with light), this must be Rhaegar’s reasoning calling a comet (of any color) as a bleeding star.