Eh, I don't have any really strong feelings for this one way or the other.  I'm just suggesting some of the textual support for Jon if indeed he does fit the role.  Speaking of which, the smoking tower, may turn out to be Hardin's tower, Jon's former domicile, the current domicile of Val and other wildling women, and the backdrop of where Jon was knifed (to death?).  Especially if the following texts turn out to be tongue and cheek foreshadowing: As for Jon, my gut feeling is that we're