Explaining that the future of the Lannisters is at stake, Tywin presses Jaime to “be the man you were meant to be” as they prepare for battle. Ned confronts Cersei about the secrets that killed Jon Arryn. With the fate of the missing Benjen very much on his mind, Jon Snow takes his Night’s Watch vows, though not with the assignment he coveted. After Ser Jorah saves Daenerys from treachery, an enraged Drogo vows to lead the Dothraki where they’ve never gone before. An injured Robert takes pains to ensure an orderly transition at King’s Landing.
Episode number: 1x7 Airdate: Sunday May 29th, 2011
The scene opens with Lord Stark visiting Lannister, and he learns about his wishes. Lannister will not allow Jamie to rot in jail. Every day Jamie stays in prison, their family becomes less feared. Besides, Lord Stark should not be bothered about what other people think. If he keeps thinking that way, their entire family will go one by one, and then be rotting in the ground. The only thing that lives on is the family’s name. A lion is never worried about the opinion of sheep. Besides, he should consider living up for the Lannister family’s glory. He can have 30,000 men – half the forces – and become the man he is destined to be – not next year, not tomorrow, but now. When Lord Stark looks is in pain, Queen Cersei attends to him. Is his pain the reason why he wanted to see her in the yard? Lord Stark says he’s had worse. He knows the reason for which Joan Arren died. Is that the reason he called her – to pose her riddles? When Stark points at a light bruise under the Queen’s eye, she tells him Jamie would have killed him. ..