Among the many shocks of last night’s “Game of Thrones” season finale was the apparent death of a character long thought to be safe: Jon Snow.
Because no good deed in this series goes unpunished, the new Lord Commander was was stabbed in the gut by his Night’s Watch brothers for rescuing (some of) the Wildlings from their city beyond the Wall, Hardhome, as the White Walkers closed in.
Sure, Kit Harington says showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss told him that he was done. And the camera certainly lingered on Jon Snow and his rapidly draining blood long enough to imply that he was dead. But killing him wouldn’t just be bad for business, it would be bad for the show's larger plot. We look at six ways he could have survived.