The Red Woman gave a solid start to season 6, setting the mood for the series with an ample dose of cunning, death, and mystery. It acted as a brief catch-up with a few of our favourite characters, as we joined the episode only moments after the shocking events of the season five finale.
In classic Game of Thrones style, the episode posed far more questions than it answered, and the writers have made it clear from the offset that this season is not going to be an easy ride.
Warning: the night is dark and full of spoilers (as is the rest of this article, so please don’t read ahead unless you’ve already watched the episode).
Fans who expected to see the season open with the rumoured “Tower of Joy” flashback may have been disappointed, but their complaints were quickly silenced when the episode took us directly to Jon Snow’s…
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