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'Game of Thrones' recap: Jon Snow is back, but for what purpose?

'Game of Thrones' recap: Jon Snow is back, but for what purpose?

Now that Jon Snow (Kit Harington) is alive once more -- thanks to the magical intervention of Lord of Light priestess Melisandre (Carice van Houten) -- two intriguing questions arise.

Does this Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch, who was murdered for making peace with the Wildlings, have the same personality and character?

And what’s his mission after being granted a miraculous new lease on life?

These questions are answered to an extent in “Oathbreaker,” Episode 53 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”

Jon does seem humble, brave and noble, just as he was before his slaying at Castle Black. As for Jon’s mission, it looks like...

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