Airdate: May 4, 2014
Directed by: Michelle MacLaren
Written by: George R.R. Martin (“A Song of Ice and Fire” by), David Benioff (creator), D.B. Weiss (creator), David Benioff (written for television by), D.B. Weiss (written for television by)
From every report I’ve seen, last week’s episode was largely a bridge between actually interesting events, and there were a couple of major changes from the source material yet again, although nothing quite on the same level as what happened two weeks ago (at least nothing from this week has caused the same kind of internet fracas). If the series is treading water, this is nothing new – the middle four or five episodes of Season 3 felt very much the same. For now, characters need to be positioned, armies need to be trained, and alliances need to be forged. What sorts of maneuvers can we expect to see in this week’s episode? Click through after the break for my breakdown of the Promo video and my thoughts on what this week shall bring.
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