HBO has finally revealed that Jon Snow indeed is dead. The network has let off details about the Game of Thrones Season 6 premiere, to be aired on April 24.
The first episode is mysteriously called "The Red Woman," which might be referring to Melisandre (Carice van Houten), priestess of the Lord of Light, who famously said on the serial "The night is dark and full of terrors...but the fire burns them all away."
HBO has disclosed these sure things: "Jon Snow (Kit Harington) is dead. Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) meets a strong man. Cersei (Lena Headey) sees her daughter again."
Speculations are rife that Melisandre will bring Jon Snow back to life by using her magic since she is also seen with Jon's body at Castle Black.
Harington won't tell if he will ever come back, but he did say that he shot for the season's new scenes as a corpse.
"I won't tell you how many episodes I'm lying dead but it's enough that I was out there for quite a while. It's going to be so satisfying when you see it and you realize that I was telling the truth the whole time," he said at The Jonathan Ross Show last week.
At the end of Season 5, the poor Jon Snow is seen bleeding in the snow after he was deceived by his Night's Watch fellows, who rebelled against the Castle Black.
What's happening elsewhere in the multi-faceted story?
The Game of Thrones Fan site told it in more detail what's going to happen next: "Following the shocking developments at the conclusion of season five, including Jon Snow's bloody fate at the hands of Castle Black mutineers, Daenerys' near-demise at the fighting pits of Meereen, and Cersei's public humiliation in the streets of King's Landing, survivors from all parts of Westeros and Essos regroup to press forward, inexorably, towards their uncertain individual fates. Familiar faces will forge new alliances to bolster their strategic chances at survival, while new characters will emerge to challenge the balance of power in the east, west, north and south."
So Daenerys' meeting with a "strong man," might mean her encounter with the Dothraki clan she was fighting in the pits of Meereen.
Cersei's is reunited with her daughter Myrcella (or her dead body!). Lots of surprises may be due the next season. So stay tuned!