Theon moves in on Winterfell. In King's Landing, Tyrion acknowledges the effects of the war and makes arrangements for Cersei's daughter. Joffrey and the royal court learn exactly what the public thinks of them. North of the Wall, Jon and his brothers kills a band of wildlings, save for one woman named Ygritte. In Harrenhal, Arya is taken aback by an unexpected visitor.moreless
Catelyn and Renly come to an agreement. At King's Landing, Cersei assures Tyrion that siege preparations are well under way. In the Iron Islands, Theon sets sail but faces a difficult crew. In Harrenhal, Arya meets a mysterious captive. North of the Wall, the Watchmen arrive at their camp. In Qarth, Daxos has a proposition for Daenerys. In Winterfell, Osha sees something in Bran's dreams.moreless
Robb meets a young nurse in the battlefield. In King's Landing, Tyrion puts a stop to Joffrey's mistreatment of Sansa. Elsewhere, Petyr Baelish pays Renly Baratheon a visit much to Catelyn's dismay. Davos Seaworth escorts Melisandre to a secluded location, and Arya and Gendry arrive at Harrenhal. While in the desert, one of Daenarys' riders returns with news that the elders of Qarth will receive them.moreless
In the wake of a bloody purge in the capital, Tyrion chastens Cersei for alienating the king's subjects. On the road north, Arya shares a secret with Gendry, a Night's Watch recruit. Elsewhere, Theon Greyjoy reunites with his father Balon, who wants to restore the ancient Kingdom of the Iron Islands. Meanwhile, Davos enlists Salladhor Saan, a pirate, to join forces with Stannis and Melisandre for a naval invasion of King's Landing. And across the Narrow Sea, one of Daenerys's scouts returns with news of their position.moreless
Winter is coming as the Night Watch meet the threat north of the Wall. The standoff between the Starks and the Lannisters boils with new rumors of King Joffrey's birthright and the rise of the Baratheon brothers in the warfare. Meanwhile, Daenerys leads her band of Dothraki through the dead lands.moreless
In King's Landing, Ned falls to the mercy of the new king. While in the battlefield, Robb captures a valuable prisoner and Catelyn agrees to a deal with the unsavory Walder Frey. In Castle Black, Jon discovers an old name in hiding. And across the Narrow Sea, Khal Drogo falls ill and Daenerys entrusts his care to an unlikely source.moreless
With Ned captured, Arya gets help from Syrio Forel and Cersei manipulates Sansa. Up North, Robb Stark rallies his forces as a dormant enemy attacks the Wall. Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys comes to grip with Dothraki warfare.moreless
As Robert lays injured, Ned confronts Cersei with the truth that killed Jon Arryn. Tywin Lannister presses his son to prepare for an imminent battle. At the Wall, Jon takes his vows with his new brothers. Across the Narrow Sea, Khal Drogo proclaims to take back his wife's kingdom.moreless
Ned issues a decree with long-term implications for the Seven Kingdoms. Tyrion demands a trial by combat in the Vale. Khal Drogo gives Viserys what he is owed.
Ned looks into Jon Arryn's death. Jon makes a new friend. Daenerys makes her title known to her brother. Tyrion finds himself in an unfortunate situation.
Ned and his daughters arrive in King's Landing. Catelyn investigates Bran's fall. Jon and Tyrion bond in Castle Black. Daenerys discovers her power as a khaleesi.
Ned travels South with his daughters as Bran recuperates from his fall. Jon heads North in hopes of joining the Night's Watch. Elsewhere, Daenerys seeks advice on how to please Khal Drogo.
The Starks plot their revenge after devastating news from King's Landing. Jon decides where his loyalty lies. Daenerys pays her price for her love.