Theon helps Ramsay seize Moat Cailin. The wildlings attack Mole's Town. Sansa comes up with a story to protect Lord Baelish. Daenerys finds out a secret about Jorah Mormont. Oberyn Martell faces Gregor Clegane, the Mountain.
Theon Greyjoy is sent by Ramsey to Moat Cailin to convince an ironborn garrison to surrender, promising that they will return to their land. The Wildlings slaughter Mole's Town but Ygritte spares Gilly and her baby. When Sam hears the news in Castle Black, he becomes worried with Gilly, but his friends comfort. A boy gives a scroll to Barristan with the pardon of Jorah signed by Robert Baratheon and Daenerys expels him from the city. Littlefinger is explaining the death of his wife Lysa to a court and Sansa is asked to testify as a witness, and she lies to protect him. Oberyn fights against the Mountain and wants him to confess that he raped and killed his sister Elia Martell.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Tyrion mentions several words whose meaning is killing of family relatives (fratricide, patricide, matricide, etc.). Jaime comments there is no word for killing cousins. He refers to their cousin Alton Lannister, who was killed by Jaime in Game of Thrones: A Man Without Honor (2012). See more »
Daenerys claims that Robert killed her father, Aerys II Targaryen, although she knows he was killed by Jaime. See more »
Tell me what you see.
Moors, fields, hills.
Tell me what you see.
Not nothing. The North. Ride 700 miles that way, you're still in the North. 400 miles that way. 300 miles that way. The North is larger than the other six kingdoms combined. And I am the Warden of the North. The North is mine. Now tell me, what is your name?
No, not Ramsay Snow. Open it. From this day until your last day, you are Ramsay Bolton, son of Roose Bolton, Warden of the North.
You honor me. I swear ...
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This episode belongs to a kind of group that I call the "elegant bridges", meaning that the subtle lines connecting the plot and the characters themselves, are allowed to be shown in a rare and precious light of the day; a privilege shown in a manner that even for both tough spoiled spectators or enlighten readers, it continues to endure in its full richness and complexity. It's still elegant, either you see it for the first time knowing nothing or as a repetition.
Like taking your armor off showing the soft parts and their inner defensive reasons, you have an intimate approach of the narrative and the characters, a human-contact literature quality experience.
Simply put, I felt watching this episode, as if I was absorbed in a visual reading session: myself, the bed or the toilet, the book, and the private voyeuristic relation around the story and the characters. The attachment, the connection, the confided secret. Excellence in cinematic narrative with each piece of the stories completed in its cycle with its own essential elements. Two adjectives: very rich, very elegant.
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