“There are definitely things I’ve picked up over the course of Thrones. The physical stuff within a role is something I respond to anyway – I always enjoy that side of things. And it’s very much a part of who Jon Snow is – he doesn’t talk a lot but he speaks through his actions. I’ve really enjoyed getting into those bits, whether it’s rock climbing, ice climbing, sword fighting, horse riding. And not everyone in Thrones gets to do it.”
Curse of the Golden Flower (2006)
→ Empress Phoenix’s Wardrobe
And he told his lie to the best of his ability. Because in the end the lies you choose to tell define you. The lies you cling to because the truth is too horrible to contemplate.
He prayed it was sufficient.