That New ‘Game Of Thrones’ Clip Is More Important Than You Realize

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04.08.16 11 Comments

Game of Thrones is a crazy pigeon lady, and we’re the pigeons feeding on her crumbs. We’ll take whatever we can get, because we’re starving for anything. Even 30-second clips on comedy talk shows. Last night, the Onion Knight himself, Liam Cunningham, dropped by Conan, where he debuted footage from Game of Thrones season six. It shows Davos apologizing “for what you’re to about see.” What we’re about to see is him and Ghost, Jon Snow’s loyal direwolf, about to wreck Olly’s sh*t up. (I imagine the Night’s Watch is trying to break in and burn Jon’s body before he becomes a wight.)

It’s one heck of a teaser, and might reveal more than you think.

HBO and Kit Harington want you to believe Jon Snow is dead. That may well be true, but it’s also not that simple. That know-nothing is still going to be an important figure on the show, whether he’s resurrected by Melisandre, and/or, as the popular theory goes, he warg’d into Ghost before dying.

It’s a point that’s been brought up before:

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