By Nnamdi Egwuonwu, E23 Reporter

Sunday, April 24 was an eventful day for millions of people across the globe. No, it’s not because the day marked the two-day anniversary of Beyoncé’s highly anticipated album “Lemonade,”—it’s because on this day producers David Benioff and D. B. Weiss blessed viewers with the season six premiere of “Game of Thrones.” It was worth the one-year wait.

While the episode did provide answers to the many cliffhangers that the season five finale created, it not only left some questions unsolved, but also created new ones during the episode’s 60-minute duration. Here are the five things that season six of “Game of Thrones” needs to address:

  1. Where is Bran Stark?

While it may have been foolish of me to assume that the creators would immediately provide an update on where Bran has been for the entirety of a season, I still want answers. How is he coping with the death of Jojen and Meera? What’s Hodor been up to? Can he fly yet? These are all questions that the producers MUST answer by the end of the season. I can only imagine his reaction when he becomes aware of the tragedies that have occurred in his family. Didn’t he have a younger brother…?

  1. What’s Tommen up to?

The last surviving Lannister and current king of Westeros was noticeably absent from Sunday’s premiere. Considering his mother had to endure a lengthy walk of shame, and his sister’s sudden death, I assumed that producers would incorporate a couple of heart-warming mother/son bonding scenes. Instead they had Jaime give Cersei an intense pep talk and left Tommen in his kingly chambers. The poor kid is barely a teenager and already has to deal with an imprisoned wife, an angry kingdom and incestuous parents. Can’t wait to see how that plays out.

  1. Where are the dragons!?

Daenerys has three whole dragons. Three! Yet, we haven’t seen or heard from two out of the three since the last season. Considering her dramatic escape onboard dragon, it’s apparent the she possesses a mental connection with the animals, but when is her telepathy going to work again? Khaleesi has been kidnapped by the Dothraki, abandoned by her supposedly loyal dragon and insulted by perverted soldiers. She needs help, and the only things that can track her down instantaneously and save her are nowhere to be seen.

  1. When are the wildlings coming back?

I’m mad. Jon is dead, Thorne is in charge and Olly is still breathing. Can anything else go wrong? There is, however, one thing that is providing me with vengeful comfort. As the wonderful Sir Davos said himself, “[Many people] owe their lives to Jon Snow,” and boy I can’t wait for those people to come seeking vengeance.

For those who are unaware, the “many people” are wildlings- the undomesticated humans that Jon aided in an attempt to save them as well as the night’s watch from peril. I need the creators to hurry up and show me the brutal brawl between the wildlings and the traitorous men of the night’s watch. I want the scene to be bloody. I’m talking Oberyn Martell’s eyes popping out bloody.


Loyal fans have been theorizing about Jon’s revival since his untimely death a year ago and have finally landed on one plot. Melisandre is going to use her fire priestess magic to bring our favorite Stark back to life! Why else would she randomly show up to Castle Black eerily close to the day Jon died? So, I need her to get out of her depressed old woman (literally) phase and use that witchcraft to bring back Jon.

“Game of Thrones” has nine more episodes to answer my questions this season, so the show better get to it!

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