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As in the 2nd season of Game of Thrones where Jaqen helped Arya to kill the torturer The Tickler, why is he helping her again in season 6?

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    A man with Jaqen H'ghar's face is not necessarily Jaqen H'ghar... – user56reinstatemonica8 May 24 '16 at 12:04
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    A man might be helped by a girl, and repay that favor, but that does not make a man no longer interested in a girl's future. And aside from that, is a man really helping a girl? Or is he helping the faceless god? Or both? – Todd Wilcox May 24 '16 at 12:18
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    To extend the comment: In the books Jaqen is not mentioned in Braavos, nor is it implied, that he could be the "Kindly Man". During an interview, Tom Wlaschiha (who plays Jaqen) said, the show runners just wanted him back, so they (also) gave him the part of the "Kindly Man". – linac May 24 '16 at 12:43
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    Why does any group train new members? – Skooba May 24 '16 at 12:59
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    I'd think bigger. How did a man who can literally change his face at will manage to get captured at all? I think bigger forces are at play and he set himself in that position to meet Arya. Then linking back to your question he's helping her because it is his gods will. – BigTallJosh May 24 '16 at 15:25
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Jaqen H'ghar has seen exceptional talent in Arya Stark. This is why he decided to help and later train her. He even states that "A girl had many talents" (Season 6, Episode 7). You could say that she was a personal favourite.

The Faceless Men do generally not accept children to be trained, so it can already be seen as great honour that she was accepted. Assuming that the Faceless Men are not only pure hitmen but have a purpose in serving the Many-faced God (which imho at least in the series is open to debate) it could also have religious reasons as trained Arya could be a powerful instrument in the religious struggles to come.

  • Nope. I clearly remember Faceless man mentioning that he will kill 3 persons of her wish because she saved his life. – Boring Movies Sep 18 '16 at 8:11

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