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Will Jon Snow Survive 'Game of Thrones'? These Fan Theories Are Wild

By Allison Cacich

Even if you don’t watch HBO’s Game of Thrones, you’ve no doubt heard that the final season is premiering in April. Over the last eight years, the fantasy drama has attracted millions of fans and become such a pop culture phenomenon that its impact can even be seen on the 2018 list of most popular baby names.

Naturally, longtime viewers are heavily invested in the fates of characters who have been around since Season 1, like Jon Snow — who was already murdered once in the series but later resurrected by the Red Priestess Melisandre. 

Given GOT’s penchant for killing off main cast members, there’s no telling whether the King of the North will survive Season 8. To get a better sense of what’s in store for us over the last six episodes, we turned to the best fan theories on the Internet.

Will Jon Snow survive Game of Thrones?

For years, fans have predicted that Jon is the Prince Who Was Promised from the prophecy involving Azor Ahai, a legendary hero. It was foretold that Azor would return to defeat the "Great Other" with the flaming sword "Lightbringer."