Jon Snow’s death and jaw-dropping flashbacks are at the heart of the HBO show’s new season. The Hollywood Reporter provides a closer look at the trailer in bite-sized pieces, to help make sense of the formidable meal:
1. Snow more questions
After months of back-and-forth debate, the matter is officially settled: Jon Snow, the 998th Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, is dead. Kit Harington recently revealed his participation in season six as a corpse, and the trailer backs up his claim. Ghost sits with his fallen master in one scene, while Ser Davos Seaworth wields Jon’s Valyrian steel sword, Longclaw, at the conclusion of the trailer — either in solidarity with the mystery man in the room, or potentially as a means of stopping this individual.