Game of Thrones returns on HBO April 14 in the US. The Lyanna voice-over ("you have to protect him") was her exhortation to her brother, Ned, on her deathbed: She asked a young Ned to protect her newly born baby.
"In the third episode of the last season, there is a battle that the creators meant to be a historic moment in television", he said a fan convention in Hungary, as translated by Mashable.
We've seen the Starks lose their ancestral castle to the Boltons, but a far greater threat has loomed over the direwolves' ancestral home since Game of Thrones' first scene.
The final season of HBO's beloved fantasy drama Game of Thrones is all set to return this April, after a hiatus of nearly two whole years. A feather also falls from her statue's hand.
In the trailer it shows Jon Snow, Arya and Sansa Stark in the crypt's underneath Winterfell where members of the Stark family are buried when they die. At the end of the corridor, they find statues of themselves, before the ice starts creeping in.
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If you feel like you may need a refresher before April comes around, every episode from the seven seasons is currently available to stream through Foxtel On Demand and on streaming service Foxtel Now. Though Jon does not yet know it, the audience is well aware of his true parentage: Lyanna was Jon's mother and his father was Rhaegar Targaryen.
The quote is pulled directly from Season 3, when Catelyn opens up to Robb's wife, Talisa, about her own regrets from Jon's childhood. The reveal came at the end of an official teaser called "Crypts of Winterfell", which shows the Jon Snow and the Stark sisters reunited in, well, the crypts of Winterfell, hearing some voices from the past.
"Sometimes you get people coming up and you're like aww, you're just going to ask for an autograph, that's really lovely", she continued. "You might not have my name, but you have my blood", Ned says in season 1.
The ultimate kicker is that I could kind of understand them bringing that up if Jon were walking by that statue, but it's Sansa and then Arya.