HBO has yet to firm up exactly how much more Game of Thrones lies beyond Season 6, though the series has nonetheless begun to contract, bringing back numerous fan-favorites and tying off past stories. The world of Westeros may get even smaller soon, as Maisie Williams herself confirms another notable Northern return to the series.
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Even amid the anticipated return that capped off Sunday’s Game of Thrones, there remain plenty of unanswered questions for viewers and book readers alike. Now, Kit Harington may have debunked one major theory about Jon Snow’s revival on the HBO side, but will the same prove true of George R.R. Martin’s Winds of Winter?
Many a Game of Thrones fan had Sunday’s resurrecting “twist” pegged before Season 5 even drew that last breath, but Season 6 has only just started filling its characters in on the big “LC” return. Cue a surprised Davos, and some very questionable company for Qyburn in the latest photos from Game of Thrones’ upcoming “Oathbreaker.”
Like Star Trek before it, Game of Thrones has given eager fans plenty to decipher by the creation of its own unique languages, which themselves occasionally offer easter eggs into the mythology. One such secret arrived with Sunday’s death-laden Season 6 episode, as fans managed to translate the Valyrian prayer Melisandre utilized to resurrect … well, [SPOILER].
It seems almost silly to discuss Sunday’s Game of Thrones without pointing toward the inevitable obvious, that the character everyone thought would come back to life … came back to life. Viewers perhaps weren’t expecting the twist quite so soon, but now it seems the erstwhile corpse of Jon Snow may put in more time with Season 6 than any prior year.
Welcome to our inaugural edition of ‘Recapping the Realm,’ a weekly chat where we’ll be joined by two guest critics to talk all things ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6.
Look, there’s no easy way around it: the Game of Thrones thing we’ve all known was going to happen finally happened at the climax of Sunday’s “Home,” returning a fan-favorite. No longer the subject of intense scrutiny, said favorite has now apologized for lying to the fans all year, while showrunners take us inside the scene.
‘Game of Thrones’ at last returns “Home” THAT character everyone knew couldn’t be dead, but was that even the night’s most shocking twist? What other major characters died, and what giant war is about to break out as in turn? Find out in our full review!
The countdown to Jon Snow’s Game of Thrones return continues after this past Sunday’s premiere, but the coming weekend has at least four other familiar faces to bring “Home.” Not only will we return to the Iron Islands in the latest photos, but also catch up with Bran and the Reeds up north.
Well, if The Walking Dead warranted a second dip in the Honest Trailer waters, you can bet Game of Thrones would be taking a dunk. The latest spoiler-laden parody trailer for Seasons 4 and 5 (and a little of 6) has officially arrived, starring Littlefinger’s many accents, Stannis’ quiet brooding, and all the heavy metal covers you can handle.