Arriving at King's Landing after his long journey, Ned is shocked to learn of the Crown's profligacy from his new advisors. At Castle Black, Jon Snow impresses Tyrion at the expense of greener recruits. Suspicious that the Lannisters had a hand in Bran's fall, Catelyn covertly follows her husband to King's Landing, where she is intercepted by Petyr Baelish, aka "Littlefinger," a shrewd longtime ally and brothel owner. Cersei and Jaime ponder the implications of Bran's recovery; Arya studies swordsmanship. On the road to Vaes Dothrak, Daenerys finds herself at odds with Viserys.
Episode number: 1x3 Airdate: Sunday May 01st, 2011
The scene opens with Ned Stark, Sansa and Arya arriving in King’s Landing and are welcomed. Ned tells Jory to get Sansa and Arya settled in and goes inside. Jaime Lannister is there and Ned comments on Jaime’s armor and says that there isn’t a scratch on it. He gloats and says that people have tried to hit him, but have failed. Jaime talks about how King Targaryen killed Ned’s father and mother. Ned tells that Jaime stabbed the “Mad King” in the back and Jaime asks if he would have stabbed him in the belly, who he still give him such grief. Ned tells that Jaime served King Targaryen well when it was safe to serve. He walks in the court to meet Varys. Ned tells him to give prayers to the butcher’s boy instead of Joffrey. He says hello to Renly Baratheon and is introduced to Petyr Baelish. Petyr says that he has been waiting a while to meet Ned. He says that remembers that Petyr fought with his brother. Petyr says that he was interested in Ned’s wife when she was Catelyn Tulley back then. Ned greets Grand Maester Pycelle and says that it has been too long. Ned asks where the King is and Varys says that he gives the small matters to them to discuss. ..