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According to the novel, none of Daenerys' people was murdered at Qarth, nor was there any attempt to steal her dragons.
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Irri's character was killed off because the actress Amrita Acharia could not extend her EU work visa, thus had to leave the TV series.
According to the novel, when Osha requested to serve Theon as fighter - he agreed immediately, on condition that she bent her knee and swore an oath to him, and she did. She did not offer to sleep with him, and there was never any sexual intercourse between them.
According to the novel, Sansa never told Shae or anyone else that she hated Joffrey. With no one she could trust, she never shared her true feelings with anyone.
According to the novels, Sandor Clegane had been calling Sansa "Little Bird" since the Tourney of the Hand in the first book, when he begins to form a complex relationship with her by both mocking her courtesies and at the same time protecting her from Joffrey after Ned Stark is beheaded. In the show, the riot is the only time he says the nickname.
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The novel does not describe what happened to Sansa during the riot. When Sandor Clegane brought her back, she said that a man had tried to pull her from the saddle, and Clegane cut off his arm.
According to the novel, the second person whom Arya told Jaqen H'ghar to kill was not Amory Lorch, but Weese the understeward. She chose him to die because he was mean to her.
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According to the novel, Qhorin did not tell Jon to kill Ygritte, but left it to him to decide her fate. Jon let her go, and immediately afterwards joined his companions.
According to the novel, Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish never set foot at Harrenhal, due to the alleged curse that destroyed every house which ever held the castle, and cost the life of nearly every person who ever commanded or garrisoned it, even for short time.
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According to the novel, Arya never stole any message from Tywin Lannister, and did not have any encounter with Amory Lorch when they were at Harrenhal.
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According to the novel, it was not Ser Rodrik Cassel but Farlen the kennel-master who was beheaded by Theon. Theon falsely accused Farlen of killing three of his men (who were actually killed by Ramsay Snow at Theon's command), and sentenced him to death. Neither Dagmer nor any of Theon's men talked him into killing Farlen.
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According to the novel, it was not Farlen the kennel-master but Mikken the blacksmith who cursed Theon, when Bran announced that he yielded Winterfell. One of Theon's men killed him for his defiance by spear-thrust.
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There is no indication in the novels that Jaime has any reading disability.
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The episode title refers to the mutual oaths sworn by Brienne of Tarth and Catelyn Stark in the novel "A Clash of Kings". The scene was portrayed in the former episode Game of Thrones: The Ghost of Harrenhal (2012).
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The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

According to the novel, Ser Rodrik Cassel was not captured by Theon's soldiers. After Winterfell was conquered in his absence, he returned with army and attempted to persuade Theon to surrender, but failed. Later he was treacherously killed by Ramsay Snow, Roose Bolton's bastard son.
According to the novel, Roose Bolton never suggested to Robb that his bastard son Ramsay would retake Winterfell. Ramsay was held a prisoner in Winterfell at that time, disguised as his servant Reek. After Theon captured Winterfell, he released Ramsay and accepted him to his service, unaware of Ramsay's true identity.
According to the novel, Amory Lorch was not one of the people whom Arya told Jaqen H'ghar to kill. After Roose Bolton and Vargo Hoat took over Harrenhal, they had him thrown into the bear pit, where he was torn apart by the bear.
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