This GIF of Jon Snow’s rubber sword on Game of Thrones will ruin you for life

Can't deal with this right now

**Warning: ILLUSION-BREAKING SPOILERS AHEAD**

Last week’s Battle of the Bastards was arguably one of the best episodes of Game of Thrones so far (though, I dunno, The Door…). And we know how much time and money HBO spent on making this epic dream come to life what with all the horses, real stunts, and all-around mayhem. But, because this is still very much Hollywood, illusions must be broken once in a while.

And because the internet is THIRSTY for anything Thrones related, we now know JON SNOW’S SWORD IS FAKE AF. Well, at least his stunt, running sword.

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HUH?!?!?

Longclaw definitely bounces like me at six-o-clock on a Friday. And, in case you’re wondering, that GIF isn’t slowed down for dramatic purposes or anything. That is very much how it appeared in the episode UNBEKNOWNST TO US ALL.

Below, real sword…

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However, a rubber stunt sword makes total sense. It would be a lot harder (and probably dangerous) for Kit Harington to run around with a REAL sword at his side – and goodness knows we wouldn’t want to damage Kit in any way shape or form.

Besides, we got plenty of other OH-SO-GOOD moments with the REAL Longclaw, so all is good…

…until the next eagle-eyed Thrones fan comes along.

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