Jon Snow

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Explain Dominant Color Explain Auxiliary Color

The Yellow in this spiritual portrait represents Jon's dominant trait, his realistic outlook. In Introverts, the dominant trait is directed inwardly, and spiritual portraits use a long horizontal line to represent this. He demonstrates this trait in his keen fighting ability.

The Green in this spiritual portrait represents Jon's auxiliary trait, his cool-headedness. In Introverts, the auxiliary trait is directed outwardly, and spiritual portraits use a vertical line to represent this, because it is more evident than the dominant function. He demonstrates this trait in his ability to kill strangers without remorse when performing his duty to defend the northern wall.

998th Lord Commander of the Night's Watch

All of Jon Snow's preferences are very slight, making his spiritual portrait very colorful. His preference for ....

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Jon Snow:
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All of Jon Snow's preferences are very slight, making his spiritual portrait very colorful. His preference for pragmatism (the Sensing score) is the only one greater than 60%, and one could say he's not really an ISTJ but rather an XSXX.

Just as this makes it easy for most people to relate to and like Jon, it also makes it easy for people with strong preferences and rigid viewpoints to dislike him and even suspect him of being treasonous. As the Master of Arms at Castle Black, Alliser Thorne — who made no effort to conceal his dislike for Jon from the start — put it:

You have a good heart, Jon Snow. It'll get us all killed.
- Alliser Thorne

Jon's mild preferences can make him feel conflicted, to the point where he can be insubordinate and put his personal desires over the demands of convention:

Ser Davos: You were seen taking the body of a wilding girl north of the Wall. Why?
Jon Snow: It's where she belonged.
Ser Davos: Some of the Night's Watch feel you have too too much affection for the wildings.
Jon Snow: The were born on the wrong side of the wall. That doesn't make them monsters.

Like Jaime Lannister's character in season 3, Jon Snow experiences some serious trauma in season 5. Depending on how his character develops, I may create another personality profile and spiritual portrait based on the later seasons.

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