Jon Snow

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Name: Jon Snow
Occupation: Night's Watch
Title/Rank: Lord Commander of the Night's Watch, King in the North
Location: Westeros
Status: Alive
Relationships: Ned Stark (uncle, adopted father), Robb Stark (cousin, adopted brother), Sansa Stark (cousin, adopted sister), Arya Stark (cousin, adopted sister) Bran Stark (cousin, adopted brother), Rickon Stark (cousin, adopted brother), Ygritte (lover), Daenerys Targaryen (lover)
Fandom: Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire
Other: played by Kit Harington
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Jon Snow is a fictional character from A Song of Ice and Fire, and is played by Kit Harington on the HBO television series Game of Thrones.

He's kind, brave, honorable, smart, persistent. He earned a lot of respect in a short period of time. He defends the weak and punishes the malicious. He tries so hard to walk a straight line.[1]




Common Tropes in Fanworks

  • Modern AU: modern setting, where he knows or meets other characters from the series
  • High School AU or College AU: common because of his relative age
  • Canon Divergence AU: varies, Jon is raised as a Targaryen, he is raised at Winterfell but as a cousin not as Ned's son, Jon leaves the Night Watch to join Robb in his battle against the Lannisters
  • Arranged Marriage: for political or familial reasons a marriage is arranged for Jon
  • Futurefic: sometimes Jon is King of Westeros or he makes a heroic sacrifice
  • Post A Dance with Dragons: at the end of the last book Jon's story ended on a cliffhanger, before it was revealed on the television series, writers tried to resolve this storyline

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Jon Snow is at the center of quite a few fan theories



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