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Why We Can’t Accept the Death of Jon Snow

Jon SnowAfter 5 seasons (or books) of enduring miserable winter, our beloved Jon’s journey has come to a dreadful end. As his Watch brothers stabbed him repeatedly, our hearts broke in a million pieces.

In the Games of Thrones world, the death of a main character is a regular occurrence. With Ned, Robb and Oberyn gone, we should be accustomed to our favorites getting killed off by now. Besides, if you read the books you knew this particular one was coming. Yet we can’t seem to let Jon go. Why is he different? Mainly because we had a feeling that he was meant for something bigger. His death feels wrong, leaves his story unfinished and it makes him a failure compared to other characters who died more accomplished deaths. (more…)