The stronghold of House Stark had always been the rock for the Northern people, which is why it’s appropriate that the series begins and ends at Winterfell. And it will be an ending, one way or another. If the humans are victorious, erstwhile bastard Jon Snow has a legitimate claim to the Iron Throne, Mother of Dragons notwithstanding. If the White Walkers win, humanity stands no chance of surviving.
As the weapons are gathered and assessed, the remaining Stark siblings have begun