"Game of Thrones" A Golden Crown (TV Episode 2011) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • A calmer King Robert mends fences with Ned Stark and reinstates him as the King's Hand despite the objections of his wife Cersei. While he goes hunting with his brother Renly he puts Ned on the throne. A group of farmers complain of having been attacked by a Knight and his army and knowing the culprit orders him stripped of all titles and lands. Ned decides to send Arya and Sansa back to Winterfell for their protection. Sansa in particular doesn't want to leave saying she wants to marry Joffre and have blond babies. Her offhand remark leads Ned back to the book his predecessor was so interested in and he now understands why John Arryn was visiting King Robert's bastard children. Meanwhile, Daenerys and her brother Viserys have yet another confrontation but this one is settled by Drogo himself. An imprisoned Tyrion Lannister demands to be tried and asks for trial by combat.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • Throne pretender Viserys Targaryen, jealous of his sister's growing power as Khal Drogo's Dothraki queen, uses a dragon egg himself, but harvests a golden crown that kills. Horribly treated captive murder suspect Tyrion Lannister needs bribery just to get a trial, then finds his only real chance an ordeal, for which surprisingly a local knight volunteers as formidable champion against the vicious regent's. King Robert puts his vindictive queen in her place and old friend Ned back in office as Hand, even shortly on the throne during another royal hunt, long enough to shock the nobility by outlawing an allegedly rogue knightly lord without even hearing him.

    - Written by KGF Vissers
  • King Robert reinstates Ned as the King's Hand and goes hunting. Ned is recovering his wound on the leg but is forced to take tough decisions against Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane in the name of the King. Tyrion demands a trial by combat and finds a knight to represent him. Viserys disrespects his sister Daenerys and Khal Drogo in front of their people demanding his golden crown and Drogo immediately resolves the situation.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Reinstated as the Hand, Ned sits for the King while Robert is on a hunt, and issues a decree that could have long-term consequences throughout the Seven Kingdoms. At the Eyrie, Tyrion confesses to his "crimes," and demands that Lysa give him a trial by combat. Joffrey apologizes to Sansa; Viserys receives his final payment for Daenerys from Drogo.

    - Written by HBO Publicity
  • While recovering from his battle with Jamie, Eddard is forced to run the kingdom while Robert goes hunting. Tyrion demands a trial by combat for his freedom. Viserys is losing his patience with Drogo.

    - Written by Chris Green


Ned wakes up to find Robert and Cersei standing over him as he convalesces from his leg wound from the...

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