Episode 3 – crackling good and packed full of events happening around the Starks, the Lannisters, the Targaryens, and Jon Snow. The starks reunite briefly as Caitlin goes to King’s Landing and tells Ned that the dagger used to attempt Bran’s murder belonged to Tyrion Lannister. Bran Stark wakes up but remembers nothing. Arya Stark begins to learn swordplay and we just know she will be a warrior to contend with soon.
Under Tyrion’s wry and mocking tutelage, Jon Snow begins to bond with other inmates of the wall. Tyrion gets ready to leave the north and travel back to King’s Landing. Denaerys Targaryen is now with child and a queen to a horde of warriors. Jaime and Cersei Lannister are brooding over Bran’s recovery, and the bad blood between Jaime and Ned Stark is palpable.
The episode sets the stage for a showdown between Jaime and Ned, and the dragon’s eggs are getting warmer and warmer! Fun times ahead.