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The Bear and the Maiden Fair 

Jon and the wildlings travel south of The Wall. Talisa tells Robb that she's pregnant. Arya runs away from the Brotherhood. Daenerys arrives at Yunkai. Jamie leaves Brienne behind at Harrenhal.

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Robb and his entourage are traveling to the Freys but wet weather has delayed them. Talisa has big news for him. Jon Snow, Ygritte and the others have crossed into the south and are headed to Castle Black. Margaery has good advice for Sansa who dreads the thought of having to marry Tyrion. For his part, Tyrion thinks she's too young. Shae is also unhappy with Tyrion's upcoming marriage and she wants them to run away. Tywin Lannister makes sure King Joffrey knows exactly who is on charge. Daenerys and her army arrive at Yunkai, the Yellow City. Ser Jorah recommends that they simply bypass the walled city as conquering it serves no useful purpose. She disagrees but the slavers of Yunkai refuse to free all of their slaves. Melissandre arrives in King's Landing with Gendry and tells him of his ancestry. Arya meanwhile runs off on her own and into the arms of an enemy. Jaime begins his trip to King's Landing but refuses to leave Brienne behind. Theon Greyjoy is comforted by two young ... Written by garykmcd

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This is the third episode written by George R.R. Martin (except the scenes that include the bear), following on from Game of Thrones: The Pointy End (2011) and Game of Thrones: Blackwater (2012). See more »

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Tywin tells Joffrey that the dragon skulls that once lined the throne room were arranged largest to smallest, with the smallest next to the Iron Throne. In Season 1, episode 4 "Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things" Viserys tells Doreah the opposite, that the largest skull was next to the throne. See more »

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Ygritte: Is that a palace?
Jon Snow: It's a windmill.
Ygritte: Windmill...
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The Bear and the Maiden Fair
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Performed by The Hold Steady
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Will This Come Together
23 May 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Poor Theon and his predicament. His torture goes on and on and he is manipulated by a psychopath bent on taking every dignity from him. There is lots of nudity and simulated sex, but does it serve any purpose. People are moving toward targets they have no hope of conquering. Jaime maintains his strength and has a serious bond with Brienne. Bran continues to be moved from place to place. He is taking advice from the mysterious boy that he sees in his dreams. Anya has run away and is captured. Dany confronts a king and threatens the yellow kingdom. She has the dragons so again the fight is not fair. Their threat is adequate for now. I await some resolution.


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