Jon dreams of being atop the Wall fighting enemies climbing the ice.
It seems like a passage from the old prophecies, him being armored in black ice and wielding a flaming sword; but, strangely, the enemies he’s slaying become the people he loved and admired, like Ygritte, Donal Noye; Qhorin Halfhand and even his half-brother Robb Stark.
Reference excerpt from the book: Jon XII; A Dance with Dragons
That night he dreamt of wildlings howling from the woods, advancing to the moan of warhorns and the roll of drums.
Boom DOOM boom DOOM boom DOOM came the sound, a thousand hearts with a single beat.
Some had spears and some had bows and some had axes. Others rode on chariots made of bones, drawn by teams of dogs as big as ponies. Giants lumbered amongst them, forty feet tall, with mauls the size of oak trees.
“Stand fast,” Jon Snow called. “Throw them back.” He stood atop the Wall, alone. “Flame,” he cried, “feed them flame,” but there was no one to pay heed.
They are all gone. They have abandoned me.
Burning shafts hissed upward, trailing tongues of fire.
Scarecrow brothers tumbled down, black cloaks ablaze.
“Snow,” an eagle cried, as foemen scuttled up the ice like spiders.
Jon was armored in black ice, but his blade burned red in his fist. As the dead men reached the top of the Wall he sent them down to die again.
He slew a greybeard and a beardless boy, a giant, a gaunt man with filed teeth, a girl with thick red hair. Too late he recognized Ygritte. She was gone as quick as she’d appeared.
The world dissolved into a red mist. Jon stabbed and slashed and cut. He hacked down Donal Noye and gutted Deaf Dick Follard. Qhorin Halfhand stumbled to his knees, trying in vain to staunch the flow of blood from his neck.
“I am the Lord of Winterfell,” Jon screamed.
It was Robb before him now, his hair wet with melting snow. Longclaw took his head off.
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