Will Jon Snow Win The Battle Of Bastards On 'Game Of Thrones'? Winterfell's Fate Hangs In The Balance
Jon Snow's watch may have ended, but his war against evil is far from over. As next Sunday's promo clearly indicates, viewers will finally witness Jon and Ramsay face off in "The Battle of Bastards" on Game of Thrones , with Winterfell as the prize. Clearly, this is going to be an epic, game-changing fight unlike anything Westeros has seen thus far, but who will emerge victorious by the end of the hour? Will Jon Snow win the Battle of Bastards or could Ramsay's impressive army triumph in the end? Right now it's anyone's guess, but I'd like to think this Bolton boy's days are finally numbered and Team Jon/Sansa will be the ones to make it happen.
Ever since he was introduced, Ramsay has skyrocketed to becoming the most hated character on the series, surpassing even the likes of Joffrey, if you can imagine such a thing. And as much as George R.R. Martin enjoys emotionally torturing his fans, I highly doubt he'd have evil win over good on such a massive scale... right? I mean, we only just got Jon back from the dead, so the thought of losing him again is almost too much to bear, especially since the promo shows him telling Melisandre not to bring him back if he were to die a second time.
We have yet to truly know what's going on inside Jon's head since his return to the land of the living, but I have to believe that he was brought back for this specific purpose. Well, that and the whole R+L=J theory, which still has to be proven by the way. In fact, that in and of itself should indicate Jon will come out as the victor. After all, what good is finding out about his true parentage if he's not alive to react to it?
Then there's Sansa to consider in all of this. If Jon loses, then Sansa loses, and Sansa has already been on the losing side of things for far too long. She deserves a win, arguably more so than Jon or anyone else does. Winterfell is hers to reclaim and I can't stand to think of Ramsay taking any more away from her than he already has. I'm ready for Game of Thrones to give us a female battle victory. It certainly won't take away all of the horrors she's had to endure, but it will her something positive to focus on. I mean, if the destruction of Ramsay Bolton doesn't put a smile on your face, then I don't know what will.
Either way, though, only one side can leave this battle as the victor. Let's just hope it's the good guys for once. Winterfell hasn't been ruled by a Stark for far too long. I'd say it's high time for that to change and "The Battle of Bastards" seems like the perfect way to make that happen. Let the North remember who its true rulers are. (#TeamStarkForever) Besides, Jon battled an army of White Walkers and lived to tell the tale. How much more difficult could Ramsay Bolton be?
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