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Spoilers ahead for Game of Thrones season 7 finale, “The Dragon and the Wolf”

After all the work the various factions have done throughout season 7, trying to achieve some kind of balance between the power players in Westeros, Jon Snow nearly blows it completely in the season finale, “The Dragon and the Wolf.” When Cersei Lannister agrees to an armistice between her forces and Daenerys Targaryen’s — at least until the undead menace in the North can be contained — she has one condition: that Jon, as the King in the North, not take sides in the Lannister/Targaryen war. “I know Ned Stark’s son will be true to his word,” she tells everybody.

But Jon promptly tells her he can’t make that promise, because he’s already sworn fealty to…

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