• Game of Thrones returns soon for its final season... 1 / 9

    The Night King in Game of Thrones
  • But there's one important character that stills needs to be introduced. 2 / 9

  • Howland Reed, a craggonman from the Neck and one of Ned Stark's bannermen. 3 / 9

  • He's the father of Meera and Jojen Reed, and sent them to help Bran. 4 / 9

    Meera and Jojen Reed in Game of Thrones Vertical
  • But he's also the only living survivor of the Tower of Joy... 5 / 9

  • Meaning he's the only person who knows first-hand that Jon Snow is actually a Targaryen. 6 / 9

    Kit Harington as Jon Snow in Game of Thrones
  • Bran and Sam both know key information about Jon's heritage, but they may struggle to prove it. 7 / 9

    Game of Thrones Sam Vertical
  • Howland Reed knows the truth, so in Game of Thrones season 8 may be needed to decide the future of Westeros. 8 / 9

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