The time for Tyrion's wedding to Sansa has arrived. His resolve to not go through with wedding has evaporated and he now accepts its inevitability. He explains to Sansa why he feels he has to go through with it and she too is prepared to do her duty. Joffrey goes out of his way to embarrass them both at the ceremony. Arya assumed Sandor Clegane was taking her to King's Landing and is surprised when tells her where they're going. The Yunkai have hired an army to protect them and Daenerys tries to convince their leaders to come to her side. Most reject her proposal but one decides to take matters into his own hands. Melissandre returns home intent on showing the power of a king's blood. Sam and Gilly encounter a white walker.Written by
Sam suggests names for the boy baby: "Duncan, Kevan, Jon". Then he says "Guymon", an obvious reference to the producer who has the distinctly GoT-style name, Guymon Casady. See more »
At the wedding of Tyrion and Sansa, Tyrion fills his wine to the brim of the glass. In the next shot, the glass is far less full. See more »
[Melisandre hands Stannis a bowl containing three leeches. They appraoch the burning brazier. Davos watches them quietly. Stannis takes one leech]
The usurper Robb Stark.
[Stannis throws the leech into the fire, then takes a second leech]
The usurper Balon Greyjoy.
[Stannis throws the leech into the fire, then takes a third leech]
The usurper Joffrey Baratheon.
[Stannis throws the leech into the fire. The leeches writhe and burst]
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Second Sons is another well-written episode and sets up the last two
Second Sons is another well-written episode and sets up the last two episodes nicely. Yes, some of the dialog and pacing could've been a bit better, but at least it still maintain the strengths by the previous two seasons.
The storyline/script is still compelling, the performances are still great, the relationships still shines, the directing is really focused well, the editing is still sharp, the scenery is still gorgeous, and Ramin Djawadi continues to compose some beautiful moments in his score. So, overall, not excellent, but still well-written and sets up the last two episodes nicely.
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