- Season 6 of HBO's "Game of Thrones" begins April 24
- Many of the show's key characters were last seen in precarious situations
- Jon Snow does indeed appear to be dead, but some think his body will be resurrected
Contains spoilers, so if you're not caught up, beware!
(CNN)For years, hard-core fans awaiting new episodes of HBO's smash hit show "Game of Thrones" have more or less known what's coming.