Elon Reeve Musk, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, is popular for sharing multiple sane and insane ideas online — right from using party balloons for a rocket launch to building a flamethrower. However, he is also known to turn these ideas into a reality, which is exactly why his recent tweet intrigued many on social media, including the official Twitter account of Game of Thrones.
Musk casually announced his latest project by tweeting, “Oh btw I’m building a cyborg dragon.” Soon, there were multiple speculations that the project was all set to be powered by artificial intelligence along with a human interface. However, no further details about the project were disclosed.
But that did not stop his fans from wondering what the project was all about. While some were all set to give a Game of Thrones pun to the tweet, others were busy decoding what it meant.
Oh btw I’m building a cyborg dragon
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 25, 2018
However, a great sense of excitement prevailed on the micro-blogging site as soon as the official account of the fantasy drama series added a funny twist to his dragon tweet. “Bend the knee to House Targaryen,” the tweet from Game of Thrones’ official account read.
— Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) April 25, 2018
It left many Twitter users in a frenzy. “A cyborg is a hybrid of man and machine/technology!! It’s literally a combination of “cyber” and “organism”!!” “Will it be called Teslasaurus Rex?” “Then u surely need to watch “how to train your dragon” animation movie..” were some of the other responses to the post.
A cyborg is a hybrid of man and machine/technology!! It’s literally a combination of “cyber” and “organism”!!
— Idiot College Intern Steve (@theidiotintern) April 25, 2018
Then u surely need to watch “how to train your dragon” animation movie..
— Suhaib Azim (@suhaib_azim) April 25, 2018
It’s what we’re all thinking. pic.twitter.com/WHwh7ESOwk
— LucariosKlaw (@KestinHoward) April 26, 2018
@elonmusk does your cyborg dragon have Boring Co. Flamethrowers attached to it so it can breathe fire?
— Robert Spriggs (@RobertSpriggs2) April 26, 2018
By cyborg dragon do you mean half robot dragon half real dragon?
— Jason Kim (@THE_Jason_Kim) April 26, 2018
Bruh, aren’t you busy enough?
— Claudia (@Claudia_Plans) April 26, 2018
Finally, we can see real dragons in game of thrones pic.twitter.com/IAAKqig2HY
— Sami Namico (@Sami_Namico) April 26, 2018
The tweet had received over one lakh retweets and four lakh likes, at the time of writing. Are you intrigued about the cyborg dragon too? Tell us in the comments below.