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In the aftermath of the battle, Joffrey names his grandfather Hand of the King, relegating Tyrion to much smaller quarters. Petyr Baelish is rewarded for his loyalty, while Lord Varys recruits a new spy. In Winterfell, Theon Greyjoy loses his position. In Qarth, Daenerys retrieves her dragons. Elsewhere, Arya says goodbye to Jaqen H'ghar. And amidst the war in the South, Robb moves forward with Talisa despite another promise.moreless
Stannis Baratheon's fleet and army arrive at King's Landing and the battle for the city begins. Cersei plans for her and her children's future.
Jon and Qhorin Halfhand are taken prisoner by the wildlings. Catelyn is arrested for releasing Jaime. Arya, Gendry, and Hot Pie plan their escape from Harrenhal.
At Winterfell, Osha makes arrangements for Bran and Rickon. North of the Wall, Jon finds himself lost and separated from the Night's Watch. His prisoner, Ygritte, soon turns the tables on him. At Robb's camp, Jaime Lannister escapes. At Harrenhal, Tywin Lannister wants to find the assassin who struck so near to him. In King's Landing, Sansa faces one of her worst fears. In Qarth, Daenerys meets with the ruling council and demands the return of her dragons.moreless
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
North of the Wall, Jon is reprimanded for interfering with Craster, while Sam bonds with one of Craster's wives. In Winterfell, Bran continues to dream. Elsewhere, Catelyn approaches Renly Baratheon about an alliance. In the Iron Islands, Balon decides to act while the Starks are busy in the South. In King's Landing, Tyrion plays the council members against one another and learns the identity of the spy among 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