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18 Things You Might Have Missed From The New "Game Of Thrones" Trailer

HBO just released the second full trailer for Season 6, here are a few things you might not have noticed. Over-analysis is coming.

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1. Sansa is owning her Stark-ness.


Between Joffrey, Littlefinger, and more recently Ramsay Bolton, Sansa has spent the last five years being forced to forget who she is. This shot suggests these days are well and gone. For starters she's wearing Stark clothes for the first time in a long time, and in letting her hair go back to its natural colour you can tell this is a person who's finally owning her identity.

More exciting than that, though? She has men behind her! She's been on her own for so long, but it would seem the North does indeed remember. With an army behind her, she's not someone you'd want to mess with. Good luck Ramsay.

2. Walder Frey is back.


We haven't been back to the Twins since the Red Wedding (which is a good job because it still feels too soon). πŸ’” But as a voiceover from Sansa exclaims, "It's all I think about, what was taken from me", we cut to Walder Frey and his men looking pretty happy with themselves.

I've got a feeling they're not going to stay happy for long.

3. Jorah's greyscale is a LOT worse.


He's going to want to get some cream for that.

But in all seriousness this could change what Jorah's character gets up to in the next season. There's no way he'll be taken out by disease – it's better to burn out than to fade away, and all that jazz – so expect an epic moment of self sacrifice.


4. Ser Davos is certainly on team Stark.


Banners give away a lot of detail in this trailer. First up we've got Ser Davos marching under the Stark banner. This isn't altogether surprising, but who convinced him to? Is Sansa leading the line, or is a certain not-very-dead-anymore Lord Commander in control? We're not sure we want to wait two weeks to find out.

5. Things aren't going to end so well for at least six "good guys".


This shot proves what we kind of figured – the Boltons are up to their old tricks again. Namely, flaying and burning people alive. But who?

Chances are these six people (and there are probably more) will be Stark loyalists, and there are rumours that at least a couple of them will be familiar characters. Uh oh.

6. There's a new Red Woman in town.


Last year it was announced that HBO were casting another Red Priestess, and this shot suggests they found their woman. We know for a fact that Varys hates magic (thanks to the guy that cut off his junk) so it'll be interesting to see how this dynamic works out.

Also, we know that the title of the first episode is "The Red Woman". Though most people assumed that meant it would all be about Melisandre, there are always double meanings with Thrones episode titles, so there's a good chance we'll meet this new character in episode one.

7. The Lannisters are at war. Again.


It's been a very long time since we've seen the red tents and gold lions that make up a Lannister camp, so this is a welcome sight. But where is it?

There were rumours from set that red tents were seen outside the Riverrun set, suggesting that this depicts a Lannister siege of Riverrun. So after being down in Dorne and returning home to King's Landing, it would seem Jaime is back in the Riverlands. That boy sure does get about a bit.


8. There's yet MORE Tower of Joy footage.


For so long it was almost hard to imagine us ever seeing what went on at the Tower of Joy, but in two trailers we've now seen a significant amount of Stark on Targaryen action.

If you're worried about the fact it looks like the Targaryen kingsguard is winning, don't be. In the books we learn that there were seven northerners and three Targaryen kingsguard present at the tower. Of these only two of the northerners survived – Ned Stark and Howland Reed.

9. Someone's getting stabbed in the back.


These shadows seem to suggest that someone relatively large has just been subjected to the pointy end of a sword. But who? Surely Zombie Mountain wouldn't be taken down that easily?!

Update: Thanks to James Cully in the comments we now have a (very exciting) idea as to what this might be. The shadow on the left looks a lot like Jaime, while on the right you can see the shadow of the Iron Throne. Is this a flashback to Jaime murdering the Mad King Aerys all those years ago? By the old gods and the new, we sure do hope so.

10. The Tyrells and Lannister are still on the same team. For now.


What with Cersei plotting to have both Loras and Margaery imprisoned, you'd have forgiven the Tyrells for turning their backs on the Lannisters. But this shot clearly shows that Mace Tyrell and Jaime are working together. How long that will last is anyone's guess.

11. It looks like Davos takes a trip to Bear Island!


"The real war is between the living and the dead. And make no mistake, the dead are coming."

Ser Davos' little speech would have been exciting enough already, but when you realise that the sigil behind him is the bear of House Mormont this adds a whole new dimension to the scene. It looks like Ser Davos is going to go on a little roadtrip around the northern houses in a bid to rally the Stark's bannermen to help in the wars to come.

The Onion Knight is quickly becoming the best thing about Season 6.


12. The Three-Eyed Raven is out from under his tree and at the Tower of Joy.


The dead men in the background. The rocky outcrop. The terrain. This is definitely the same set as the Tower of Joy scenes we've already seen. So what does this mean?

Essentially it confirms what we already knew – the reason we'll see what went down at the Tower of Joy is because of Bran's newfound ability to see the events of the past. So although the Three-Eyed Raven and Bran will be there, it's only because they're seeing it as a vision. They weren't actually there. That would involve time travel, and that would be silly. Even for a show with dragons.

13. Tormund is fighting alongside at least some northern houses.


The sigil you can see in the bottom right of this shot appears to be the black moose on an orange field of House Hornwood. This suggests that Tormund and the other wildlings have made good on their deal to fight alongside the northerners.

Would he do this if Jon Snow didn't come back from the dead? Seems unlikely.

14. Some northern houses have sided with the Boltons.


It may be hard to tell in this photo, but the banner on the left is House Bolton, however unexpectedly the red banner with a chain that you can see on the right is the sigil of House Umber.

The reason this would be a big surprise is that Greatjon Umber was one of Rob Stark's most loyal bannermen during the War of the Five Kings, so seeing them side with the Boltons is unexpected to say the least.

Also, House Umber is where Rickon and Osha were told to go by Bran at the end of Season 3. If the Boltons and Umbers really are on the same side, this won't end well for the youngest Stark.

15. A Brienne/Jaime reunion is definitely on the cards!


But, predictably, it may not be that simple.

The Tully banner behind Brienne and Pod suggests that, like Jaime and the Lannister troops, they're at Riverrun. So Brienne and Jaime will see each other again and fall in love, right? Hmm.

This shot implies that Brienne and Pod are inside Riverrun (this would make sense because of Brienne's loyalty to Catelyn). Unfortunately this would mean that Brienne and Jaime were on opposite sides of the siege.

It's like Romeo and Juliet. Sort of.

17. Ser Davos' roadtrip was successful.


Once again we see the sigil of House Hornwood, however this time we can see the bear of House Mormont on the right hand side, while the white flag in the middle appears to have a Stark direwolf on it. Throw in some angry axe-wielding wildlings and we're starting to get a little excited by this northern alliance.

18. And finally, Pod gets attacked. Or does he?


Towards the end of the trailer we see Pod getting grabbed from behind whilst in the Lannister camp. Uh oh.

But is this really as sinister as it looks? If you stop the trailer at the right moment, you catch a glimpse of his attacker, and I'm going to go out on a limb and say this isn't what it seems.

One thing we know after last season – wherever Jaime goes, Bronn follows. Back in King's Landing Bronn, Tyrion, and Pod were quite the little trio, so any reunion would be a big deal for those involved. Personally I think this shot is Bronn spotting his long-lost friend, and giving him a little scare in the process. I might be wrong. But I really hope I'm not.