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Out of all the characters who have gotten a raw deal in Game Of Thrones, Bran Stark ranks among the top. He's lost the use of his legs, his home, a significant chunk of his family and friends, and then his main mode of transportation. Now that he has become the Three-Eyed Raven, will things turn around for the Stark boy? Actor Isaac Hempstead Wright sets the scene for his character in Season 7, and things aren't optimistic:
Season 6 of Game Of Thrones showed Bran and Meera just narrowly avoiding death thanks to the help of Hodor and the Night's Watch uncle once believed dead, Benjen Stark. Thanks to his powers, it is revealed to Bran that his bastard brother, Jon Snow, is actually his cousin, the child of Ned Stark's sister Lyanna and her kidnapper Rhaegar Targaryen. Isaac Hempstead Wright indicates to EW that Bran must decide whether to share this information with his brother or not, but really, that's the least of his problems at the moment. Before he wrestles with how he's going to tell his brother he's the heir to the mad king, he has to get to him first.
With the Weirtree, green sight, and Warg abilities, finding Jon Snow shouldn't be a problem for Bran. Traveling, on the other hand, will be a sizable issue. Meera and Bran were in a bind until Benjen came to protect them, and with his uncle unable to proceed beyond the wall and Hodor dead, it will be a perilous journey to reach Jon regardless of Bran's abilities. Let's also not forget that Bran lost his direwolf, Summer, in the cave, so his Warg ability will definitely be more hindered than in the past.
Really the only trump card Bran has going into Season 7 of Game Of Thrones is his knowledge of Jon Snow's lineage, and his ability to influence the past. Should Bran be unable to reach his brother via physical means, he could always attempt to armanother with the knowledge of Jon Snow's lineage by traveling to the past via green sight, but I'm not sure who Bran could influence with that information.
Issac Hempstead Wright obviously knows, and he's not saying anything! They've really trained the Game Of Thrones actors to be tight lipped and avoid giving things away in these interviews. I guess we'll have to wait and see how or if Bran and Meera find a way to Jon Snow or someone who can help them when Season 7 premieres this summer. I know happy endings aren't the style of the series, but let's hope things work out for Bran. While hoping, head to our midseason premiere schedule to find out what to watch in the meantime.