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A mysterious man tries to entice Geralt to join a hunt for a rampaging dragon, a quest that attracts a familiar face. Ciri questions who she can trust.

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Lauren Schmidt (created for television by) (as Lauren Schmidt Hissrich), Andrzej Sapkowski (based on the book series 'The Witcher' by) | 1 more credit »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Henry Cavill ... Geralt of Rivia
Anya Chalotra ... Yennefer
Freya Allan ... Ciri
Joey Batey ... Jaskier
Eamon Farren ... Cahir
Mimi Ndiweni ... Fringilla
Wilson Radjou-Pujalte ... Dara
Adam Levy ... Mousesack
Adele Oni ... Téa
Colette Dalal Tchantcho ... Véa (as Colette Tchantcho)
Jordan Renzo ... Eyck of Denesle
Steve Wall ... Boholt
Jeremy Crawford ... Yarpen Zigrin
Máté Haumann ... Field Marshall
Ron Cook ... Borch Three Jackdaws
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A mysterious man tries to entice Geralt to join a hunt for a rampaging dragon, a quest that attracts a familiar face. Ciri questions who she can trust.

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Geralt's, Jaskier's, and Yennifer's part of this episode is based on the short story "The Bounds of Reason" from the book "Sword of Destiny". See more »

Quotes

Eyck of Denesle: Lady Yennefer, may I escort you to your tent?
Yennefer: Will you be joining me?
Eyck of Denesle: My lady, I would never degrade your honor in such a way.
Jaskier: I hate to break it to you, but that ship has sailed, wrecked and sunk to the bottom of the ocean.
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Soundtracks

Her Sweet Kiss
Written by Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli
Produced by Sonya Belousova and Giona Ostinelli
Lyrics by Haily Hall
Performed by Joey Batey
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The Dragon and the wolf
21 December 2019 | by pvsteijnSee all my reviews

One of the better episodes of this season. The chemistry between Geralt en Yenn was portrayed really well, again. I absoluty loved seeing the warrior women of Zerrekenia as well. Great combat scene at the end, followed up by some great acting (especially by Cavill) to end their part of the episode. Fantastic to see Ciri's story developing too. Her part had grown a bit stale but definitely not here.

One thing I'd say, and I've said it before, is that the writers haven't conveyed the different timelines very well. If you don't know the source-material, it'll be very unclear to follow what is linear and what isn't. That isn't a critique specifically for this episode, but seeing as Ciri's story has just continued in a linear way and both Geralts' and Yenns' stories have been a bit more... let's call it flexible when it comes to timelines, makes it hard to really invest in the characters and their journey.


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Country:

Hungary

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

La Palma, Canary Islands, Spain See more »

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Shaken Not Stirred See more »
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Dolby Atmos
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