In the past, Martin has enjoyed sharing throwback photos of himself on Twitter.
Seriously, the only way this photo could be more 1970’s is if Richard Nixon was in the background waiting in line for gas.
But soon enough, some astute fans noticed an odd similarity.
That’s right, ladies and gentlemen. The young George RR Martin looks a lot like current day Jon Snow.
More so than most people were comfortable with.
Plenty of people were happy to have their vision of Jon Snow permanently locked in the golden ratio state.
While others were ready to use the opportunity to embrace the King of the North's geeky side.
Frankly, this just makes it even more charming, and we didn’t think that was possible.
And honestly, there really is no denying it.
There’s no doubt Martin was into the Northern Warrior look long before his work took over modern television. But things quickly went down hill from there…