Game of Thrones: Season 2, Episode 5

The Ghost of Harrenhal (29 Apr. 2012)

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Tyrion investigates a secret weapon that King Joffery plans to use against Stannis. Meanwhile, as a token for saving his life, Jaqen H'ghar offers to kill three people that Arya chooses.

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Catelyn and Renly come to an agreement and he agrees to join forces with Robb but witchcraft intervenes forcing her to flee with Brienne. As Stannis' fleet approaches Renly's camp, Petyr Baelish has advice for Margaery and her brother. At King's Landing, Cersei assures Tyrion that siege preparations are well under way and he learns the specifics from Lancel. In the Iron Islands Balon sets sail though has some difficulty gaining his crew's respect. Arya makes a deal with Jaqen H'ghar who promises her three lives in return for her having saved his. North of the Wall the Watchmen arrive at their camp. In Qarth, Daxos has gifts for Daenarys and has a proposition for her: access to his untold riches - and the Iron Throne - if he marries her. In Winterfell, Osha sees something in Bran's dreams. Written by garykmcd

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According to the novel, Stannis did not give the command on his fleet to Davos, but to his brother-in-law Ser Imry Florent. See more »

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[Arya watches Gendry wielding a sword he has just forged]
Arya Stark: You should stand sideface.
Gendry: Huh? Sideface?
Arya Stark: Sideways.
Gendry: Why?
Arya Stark: Smaller target.
Gendry: [looks around] Am I fighting someone?
Arya Stark: You're practicing for a fight. You should practice right.
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Fire Is Power
23 April 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Catelyn and Renly agree to join their armies but out of the blue, he is assassinated by the shadow creature in front of Catelyn and Brienne that are forced to flee from the camp. Renly's army joins Stannis's army and Tyrion foresees an attack to Cersei that is not worried. Tyrion forces Lancel to tell him what she is plotting and he tells that she had contacts with the alchemists. Tyrion learns that they have thousands of pots of the dangerous flammable Wildfire for the protection of the King's Landing. Arya stumbles with Jaqen that is now a guard and he promises three deaths for her because she saved his and two other prisoners' lives and she asks the torturer Tickle. Daenerys is welcomed in Qarth and Xaro proposes to marry her and help her to retrieve the Iron Throne.

"The Ghost of Harrenhal" shows the weird shadow creature and how dangerous the witch Melisandre is. The smart Arya is doing well working for Tywin Lannister and now she has the chance to eliminate three enemies. Daenerys may be in danger in the mysterious Qarth, but she has a good adviser protecting her. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "The Ghost of Harrenhal"


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