Ultimately, Jaime agrees to give Edmure safe passage to the north if he allows the Lannisters and Freys to peacefully occupy the castle and hang their banners over its walls, which he does. But Cersei remains in her keep a little too long; her cousin Lancel is sent to retrieve her. Dany gives a speech ensuring Dothraki loyalty. Everyone in King’s Landing gathers for her demise at her and Loras’ trial at the Sept of Baelor in this spectacular season finale. Under Common Law, if someone's parents only married after they were born, they were still a bastard; moreover, unlike modern "divorce", under Common Law, and "annulment" retroactively meant that the marriage was never real, and thus any lawful children produced in a marriage that got annulled were retroactively declared bastards. This has shadows of Sansa's original Vale story arc in the novels - which Season 4 seemed to be setting up, only to then merge Sansa into the Bolton storyline in the north (in which. Perhaps he thought no one would believe that he actually fought the White Walkers, let alone destroyed one of them; in the books and show, few people believe it, not even other members of the Night's Watch. Martin himself, Though there has never been a "ruling queen" (inherited in her own right), this does bely the fact that there have quite probably been, Sansa argues with Arya about how to handle the Northern and Vale lords - with Arya bluntly saying she thinks a few executions for treason would keep them in line, while Sansa says that there's more to "ruling" than that, and beheadings aren't how you get people to work together, combining their strength towards a common goal. List of references to Game of Thrones in other media, The Rains of Castamere (Histories & Lore), Telltale video game navigation sub-portal, Miguel Sapochnik - co-showrunner/director, taking a knife in the heart for his people, Differences between books and TV series - Season 7#Eastwatch, http://watchersonthewall.com/game-thrones-breaks-viewership-record-episode-705/, https://gameofthrones.fandom.com/wiki/Eastwatch?oldid=432604. Bran is stuck deep in visions and on the verge of catastrophe before being saved by a mysterious “rider”; he and Meera learn it’s his uncle Benjen Stark(! In contrast, Daenerys only uses fire as a means to an end, to show her power over dragons and prompt her enemies to bend the knee like Aegon did during the Conquest of Westeros centuries before her. Jaime recalls that he once told Bronn that he'd cut Tyrion in half if he ever saw him again, for murdering their own father (regardless of the context), which he did back in Season 5's ", Cersei repeats a variation on her rant that she will defeat whatever enemy she encounters, which she gave in ", Cersei reminds Jaime that their father Tywin always said that "The lion doesn't concern himself with the opinions of the sheep" - Tywin actually said this to Jaime during his first scene in the TV series, back in Season 1's ". Jon accurately recalls that he saw Gendry's father Robert during the feast at, With continued irony, Gendry says to Jon that "our fathers fought together", referring to. Simply put, it took Randyll and Dickon far less time to die than Rickard Stark. The episode title is a reference to the castle and port of. That’s right: After Arya seemingly left him for dead, the man of few words is revealed to have survived. This exact line was previously uttered by by, There are actually some hints as of the fifth and most recent novel that Cersei might be pregnant, but hasn't realized it yet. Since Tyrion knows well how his siblings think, it is likely he'll figure that Cersei has some treacherous plan in mind. Of course, Randyll never actually, He accuses Daenerys of bringing an army of savages to Westeros - but "forgets" the, He also "forgets" that the Lannisters are to blame of oathbreaking and violation of the guest right, and they deal with their enemies by using despicable methods - and not long ago he himself blamed Jaime and Cersei of committing all of those (", Daenerys's words to Randyll and Dickon "I, Daenerys of House Targaryen, First of My Name, Breaker of Chains, and Mother of Dragons, sentence you to die" - echo Eddard Stark's words to, Samwell never actually took a maester's vows. As even she admits to Jaime in dialogue that their recent defeat means she's too afraid to openly challenge Daenerys: killing Daenerys's Hand would likely have provoked her into attacking King's Landing. Morever, Lancel's tearful confession makes Jaime realize that Tyrion's last words about Cersei's promiscuity are true, and that she is guilty of all the crimes she is charged with (among them the murders of Robert and the previous High Septon).