At the Dreadford, Yara Greyjoy and her men invade the castle to rescue her brother, but she discovers that Theon is completely brainwashed and telling that he is Reek. Yara leaves him behind and returns home. Daenerys listens to the petitions of supplicants and takes decisions. Stannis and Davos go to Braavos seeking a loan. Tyrion's trial begins and Jaime makes a deal with his father to save his brother. But when Shae is summoned to testify, Tyrion is totally devastated.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
When asked at the Iron Bank how old Tywin is, Davos says that he is 67. Charles Dance, who plays Tywin, was 67 years old at the time of broadcast. See more »
In the courtroom scene, when Tywin asks Tyrion if he wishes to confess, the camera shifts to Jamie momentarily. You can see Nikolaj Coster-Waldau move the fingers on his right hand as he is not wearing the gold prosthetic. See more »
When I see what desire does to people, what it's done to this country, I am very glad to have no part in it. Besides, the absence of desire leaves one free to pursue other things.
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Our dwarf brother is again the target of his own family. He rests in prison until Jaime comes to see him. Jaime tells him that if he pleads for his life, he will be saved and put in the guard to live out his days. He shows himself to be a man of great resolve and integrity when those who have been true to him (and vise versa) look out for their own butts. His own father presides and, as is the case with kangaroo courts, allows him no defense. Even Shae is brought in to testify against him. Meanwhile Jaime seems filled with guilt and anger. We all know that his father has no care for any of his children, only his own lineage.
We get to see the Iron Bank and how Stanis is able to get money from there. We also have to wonder what Theon/Reek is being asked to do after he has been brutalized into losing his identity; now dead to his sister who tried to save him, he is going to become a force of some kind. He will now play Theon, who, for now, he's never heard of.
News of Dany and her forces (and dragons) is becoming common knowledge to the Lannisters and is a force to be reckoned with. Very well done episode.
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