Jon Snow walks up to Gendry and says, “You must be Robert Baratheon’s bastard”
and runs off into the wilderness shrieking his victory
This is for people who are in complete denial over their relationship and see it as “pedophiliac”, “wrong”, “impossible” or “disgusting” (and of course shippers like myself.) If you just don’t ship it, it’s your prerogative. But if you deny its romantic, wonderful, canon existence and label it as wrong, you, my friend, should read this.
How Arya and Gendry are portrayed as having a hinted-at-romantic relationship in the text: