Game of Thrones: Season 2, Episode 3

What Is Dead May Never Die (15 Apr. 2012)

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Tyrion tries to see who he can trust in the small council. Catelyn visits Renly to try and persuade him to join Robb in the war. Theon must decide if his loyalties lie with his own family or with Robb.



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Jon is reprimanded for interfering with Craster and Sam has a gift for one of Craster's wives. In Winterfell, Bran continues to dream but begins to believe they are visions. Lady Catelyn approaches King Renly Baratheon to form an alliance with her son Robb. In the Iron Islands, Balon decides to attack the north while the Robb Stark's armies are in the south fighting the Lannisters. Theon is given the command of a ship while his sister Yara is put in command of a fleet of 30 ships. In King's Landing, Tyrion plays the council members against one another and learns the identity of the spy among them. He also wants to protect Shae from those who might try to find his weaknesses and she soon begins work as Sansa's new hand maiden. The King's guards return and Arya and Gendry are taken prisoner. Written by garykmcd

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According to the novel, Amory Lorch was not looking for Gendry. He picked up a fight with Yoren's band without any provocation. See more »


Tyrion Lannister: You disappoint me, Grand Maester.
Grand Maester Pycelle: I am your loyal servant.
Tyrion Lannister: So loyal that you told the queen about my plans to send Myrcella to Dorne.
Grand Maester Pycelle: No! Never! It's a falsehood! I swear it! It wasn't me! Ah, Varys. It was Varys, the spideeeerr!
Tyrion Lannister: See, I told Varys that I was giving the princess to the Greyjoys. I told Littlefinger I planned to wed her to Robyn Arryn. I told no one that I was offering her to the Dornish. No one but you.
Grand Maester Pycelle: The eunuch has spies everywhere.
Tyrion Lannister: Cut off his manhood and feed it to the ...
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Written and Performed by Ramin Djawadi
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The Cunning Imp
22 April 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Craster orders the Nighy's Watch to leave his home and Lord Commander Mormont reprehends Jon Snow since Craster is important for his men. Catelyn visits Renly expecting an alliance with him. Tyrion tests the loyalty of the small council and tells a different plan of marriage alliance for Princess Myrcella to Pycelle, Varys and Littlefinger and Bronn arrests Pycelle for betrayal. Theon has to decide whether he is loyal to his family or to Robb Stark. The Lannister men arrive at Yoren's camping and kill him; Polliver takes the Needle from Arya and stabs Lommy in the throat with the Needle. When the captors ask to the prisoners who Gendry is, Arya points out to Lommy that had stolen Gendry's helm.

"What Is Dead May Never Die" is an episode that shows that the imp Tyrion is a cunning Hand of the King. The homosexual Renly is pressed by his wife to have a baby. Theon seems to have betrayed Robb and the Stark House. However there are excessive unnecessary graphic sex scenes. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "What Is Dead May Never Die"

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