ByDanny Rivera, writer at
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Above is the first tease for season 6 of HBO's Game of Thrones.

But you knew that.

We hear a monologue about the past and its immutability, all as the show's unflinching willingness to kill our favorite characters is thrown back in our faces. Finally, we see Bran getting his Sight on and claiming "they have no idea what's going to happen."

Is he talking about the fans? Obviously not, but HBO may want us to think so.

For those of you that have caught up on the books, you may know that the show has diverged pretty hard from them, so, at this point, all bets seem to be off.

Is Jon Snow alive? All signs point to yes.

Otherwise, why go through all this trouble to show him to us? Especially in that poster?

Suppose Jon Snow is still alive--how? As a white walker? We saw Lady Melisandre return to the Wall shortly before Jon Snow's death--will she resurrect him?

There's precedent for resurrection on the show (as in the books), so it's not out of the realm of possibility.

That is, however, the point: all of these are possibilities. This is a tease, and it gives us no new information. It's successful as a teaser though, however, because here we are talking about it.

What does the teaser imply about Bran's power? Does Bran have a connection to Jon's potential resurrection? Would the show resurrect any other characters? Will George R. R. Martin ever finish the sixth book?

Probably once the Wall melts.

All we can say for certain is that, if for no other reason, everyone will be tuning in to the season premiere to find out what the hell happened to Jon Snow. Considering how well this teaser is constructed, however, there's no guarantee we'll get that answer in the first episode.

Until April!


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