Robb and Catelyn arrive at Riverrun for Lord Hoster Tully's funeral. Tywin names Tyrion the new Master of Coin. Arya says goodbye to Hot Pie. The Night's Watch returns to Craster's. Brienne and Jaime are taken prisoner.
Arya may have found a new protector but one of her friends decides not to continue on their journey. Robb arrives in Riverrun for his grandfather's funeral but is not pleased to hear that his uncle Edmure failed to follow his orders and attacked Tywin Lannister's army. His plans to entrap the Lannister's army are now ruined. At King's Landing, Tywin Lannister relieves Baelish of his duties as treasurer and assigns the task to his son Tyrion, who openly admits that he has far more experience spending money than managing it. While collecting the accounting books at Baelish's brothel, Tyrion has a gift for Podrick. In Astapor, Daenerys decides to buy all 8000 of the Unsullied and offers one of her dragons as payment. North of the Wall, the surviving members of the Night's Watch try to stay alive. They stop at Craster's keep and Samwell sees that Gilly is giving birth. Jaime manages to convince his captors that Brienne could bring a hefty ransom provided she is unharmed and left with her ... Written by
In "The Old Gods and the New", Tywin told Arya about Jaime's reading disorder and that he forced Jaime to read four hours per day until he learned. In this episode, Jaime tells Brienne that his father forced him to read two hours per day. See more »
When we make camp tonight, you'll be raped. More than once. None of these men have ever been with a noblewomen. You'd be wise not to resist.
Brienne of Tarth:
They'll knock your teeth out.
Brienne of Tarth:
You think I care about my teeth?
No, I don't think you care about your teeth. If you fight them, they will kill you, do you understand? I'm the prisoner of value, not you.
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Another great, albeit not excellent, episode for Season 3
Walk of Punishment and the first two episodes are great, albeit not excellent and so far, it's been off to a solid start. The story/script continues to be very well-written, the directing and editing is still excellent, the performances are still great, the scenery/music score's still gorgeous, and the relationships continue to be compelling.
My only quibble is that the story-arcs for the new characters weren't used a bit and it would've been better to see them have a relationship with the Stark family and the Lannister family as well. But it doesn't matter. Everything else turned out fine. So, overall, another great episode for Season 3.
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