Kit Harington Reveals How Jon Snow Will Change After Being Brought Back From The Dead

Warning: Spoilers ahead about Jon Snow's transformation following his resurrection in Game of Thrones season 6, episode 2. You have been warned.

The moment every Jon Snow fan has been waiting for has finally come true in the latest episode of Game of Thrones, Home. The Lord Commander is back, but that doesn't mean he will be the same.

It is inevitable. Being brought back to life is bound to change things for both the resurrected and the people around him. In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Jon Snow actor Kit Harington isn't exactly spoiling any plot details about his character, but he's revealing a conversation between Melisandre and Jon Snow in a forthcoming episode of the hit HBO series. This means we're getting a sneak peek into how Jon Snow will be like post-resurrection and what his plans will be in the next episodes.

Harington said:

At first, I was worried that he'll wake up and he's the same, back to normal — then there's no point in that death.
He needs to change. There's a brilliant line when Melisandre asks: ‘What did you see?' And he says: ‘Nothing, there was nothing at all.' That cuts right to our deepest fear, that there's nothing after death. And that's the most important line in the whole season for me.
Jon's never been afraid of death, and that's made him a strong and honorable person. He realizes something about his life now: He has to live it, because that's all there is. He's been over the line and there's nothing there. And that changes him. It literally puts the fear of god into him. He's seen oblivion and that's got to change somebody in the most fundamental way there is.
He doesn't want to die ever again. But if he does, he doesn't want to be brought back.

This revelation brings us to the realization that the next steps Jon Snow will take will probably be leaning towards the collective fate of Westeros, rather than simply the Night's Watch and their battle with the White Walkers. His resurrection couldn't have been for nothing and since he doesn't want to be brought back to life again after death, the dramatic stakes for Jon Snow are higher.

What do you think about this revelation?

Game of Thrones season 6 airs on HBO on Sundays.

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