Who Will Lead Us Through the Long Night?
Those who haven't spent the last 10 months poring over every frame of Game of Thrones
' fifth season desperately trying to spot the exact
moment Jon Snow warged into his direwolf, Ghost, may be in need of a refresher on where things stood as of last year's finale. Some of the show's best loved (and near-universally hated) characters who have somehow managed to not die so far
, despite George R. R. Martin's seemingly indiscriminate tendency to murder anyone and everyone fans love, found themselves in some fairly precarious positions by the season's end. Take a moment to prepare for the arrival of Season 6 with this quick guide to where a few of the major characters ended up. Game of Thrones, Season premiere, Sunday, April 24, 9/8c, HBO