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Jon and Ned say goodbye

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Official Synopsis – Jon and Ned leave Winterfell with the king’s riders, and soon the time comes for them to part ways. Jon asks his father if his mother is still alive, and Ned tells him, “Next time we see each other, we’ll talk about your mother. I promise.” Ned turns south with the king while Jon follows Benjen and Tyrion toward the Wall. (Source: HBO)


Jon’s final goodbye

The procession leaves Winterfell and splits at a nearby waypost: Benjen, Tyrion and Jon northwards for the Wall; Eddard, Robert and the rest of the party south for King’s Landing. Eddard and Jon stop at the split between the Kingsroad and the road that will one party to the north, and the other to the south.

Eddard Stark: There’s great honor serving in the Night’s Watch. The Starks have manned the Wall for thousands of years. And you are a Stark. You might not have my name, but you have my blood.

Jon Snow: Is my mother alive? Does she know about me? Where I am, where I’m going? Does she care?

Eddard Stark: The next time we see each other, we’ll talk about your mother. I promise.

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Winterfell is the seat of the ruler of the North and the traditional home of House Stark. It is a very large castle located at the center of the North, from where the head of House Stark rules over his people.

The castle is located alongside the Kingsroad as it makes its way from the Wall to the capital at King's Landing, more than a thousand miles to the south.


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Ned Stark

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