There are many ways of getting out of a speeding fine – from flashing your fleshy bits, to declaring a medical emergency, we have tried them all. However, revealing Game of Thrones spoilers is (apparently) a sure fire way to get yourself out of a hefty fine.
For over a year, the fans of HBO’s show waited and waited to see whether Kit Harington’s character, Jon Snow, made it out of the bloody Season Five finale alive. The showrunners, other cast members and even Harington himself all insisted that ‘aye’, the Lord Commander is dead…but we weren’t buying it!
Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you will know that Jon Snow did (technically) die, only to be resurrected in this season’s second episode “Home”. During a recent interview on The Tonight Show, Harington revealed to Jimmy Fallon that there was indeed someone outside of the show who knew the true fate of Jon Snow. When pulled over for speeding, Harington found himself in a situation that was stickier than his Season Five demise. The officer left the 29-year-old with an ultimatum – accompany him to the local police station, or reveal what happened to Jon Snow. The 998th Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch broke the cardinal sin of Thrones and told the officer one hell of a spoiler! Harington told Fallon:
So I looked at him and I went, ‘I’m alive next season.’
Not one to disappoint a GoT fan, Harington’s response was noble, but the officer’s poetic words couldn’t be put better by George R.R. Martin’s himself:
On your way, Lord Commander. Keep the speed down this far south of the Wall.
Over at Movie Pilot we don’t condone reckless driving at all, but you have to hand it to Harington, he’s sure known how to woo them. As for his speeding, consider Jon Snow warned; who knows though, perhaps he was in a rush to save Rickon Stark from his numbered days in Ramsay Bolton’s dungeon?