16. Jon Snow’s Resurrection
Season 6, Episode 2: "Home"
It's one of the greatest cliffhangers in the history of fantasy. The murder of Night's Watch Lord Commander Jon Snow by his own men ended both Season Five of Game of Thrones and the fifth volume of George R.R. Martin's source novels, A Dance With Dragons. Yet all the thematic and prophetic signs pointed to Lord Snow's comeback – and sure enough, after some mystical mumbo-jumbo courtesy of resident court sorceress Melisandre, Jon rose again to fight another day. Does this make him the "Prince That Was Promised," the messiah figure who will defeat the White Walkers and their zombie army? Or is he just, like, super-lucky? Only the author knows for sure.