Game Of Love: A Timeline of Kit Harington & Rose Leslie's Romance

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Kit Harington got his final rose — Rose Leslie, that is. The Game of Thrones couple is officially married, so that makes at least one civilian who knows all the GOT spoilers.
Jon Snow (sorry, Aegon Targaryen, the Rightful King of the Seven Kingdoms) and Ygritte met north of the Wall, and coincidentally, that's where Harington and Leslie met as well, as their love sparked on set. Turns out Jon Snow does know something — Rose Leslie is the one to whisk away his heart.
Let's take a look back at their l'amour. The two met in 2011 when filming Game of Thrones, but didn't confirm their coupledom until last year, and have since gone through a number of relationship milestones (including a wedding) that we've been privileged enough to witness.
In an interview with Vogue Italia, Harington talks about how the romantic location fostered their connection. "Because the country is beautiful, because the Northern Lights are magical, and because it was there that I fell in love." Game of Thrones filmed in Iceland during season 2, and we're swooning thinking about them tenderly watching the aurora together. What an amazing place to meet your soulmate.
The couple hasn't chatted too much with their press or poses for photos together, but what little we've seen of them together is enough to make Game of Thrones shippers very happy. We hope George R.R. Martin, author of the Song of Ice and Fire series on which the show is based, is proud. After all, would the two have met if Martin hadn't conceived of these characters? We wonder if the author imagined that his story about murder and betrayal would lead to two people falling in love in real life.

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