[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Catelyn X

Summary: Catelyn sits on her horse surrounded by thirty men led by Hallis Mollen who are to take her back to Winterfell if the coming battle goes ill. Robb moves among the men preparing for battle. Ser Brynden has reported that Jaime does not know they are there. Jaime has twelve thousand foot and two … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Catelyn X

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Tyrion VIII

Summary: Tyrion arrives late for dinner with Tywin and his commanders. Lord Leo Lefford, in charge of supplies, questions the use of arming Tyrion's clansmen. Ser Kevan states that Tywin wants to place them in the vanguard under Ser Gregor. Tyrion is not pleased, but sees no choice. He loses his appetite and leaves. He … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Tyrion VIII

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Dany VII

Summary: Daenerys rides her silver through a town of the Lhazareen newly taken by Drogo. Khal Ogo had arrived first to loot the town, but Drogo killed him and his son, Fogo, and integrated most of Ogo's khalasar into his own. Drogo plans to take the slaves to Meereen and sell them to buy ships … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Dany VII

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Jon VIII

Summary: Lord Commander Mormont checks on Jon, whose hand was seriously burned in the fire from killing the wight, and learns it will scar, but should heal well. Another ranging has returned, performed by Dywen and Hake, and once again found no sign of Benjen. A message arrived the night before stating that Ser Barristan … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Jon VIII

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Catelyn IX

Summary: Robb's host moves south. He is heading for the Twins, where Lord Walder Frey has amassed a force of 4,000 men. Every day, Robb meets with a different lord and listens to his input. Catelyn discusses Lord Walder with Robb as he meets with Robett and tells him that she fears he will be … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Catelyn IX

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Eddard XV

Summary: Eddard lies in the dungeon for days, delirious with pain and infection. He thinks of events past and present and ponders the future and his own foolishness. Eventually, his mind wanders to the year of the false spring when he was eighteen and down from the Eyrie for the great tournament at Harrenhal. He … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Eddard XV

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Sansa V

Summary: Sansa arrives for the first court of King Joffrey's reign. She has been given free rein of the castle, but is always "escorted." The walls of the throne room have been stripped of Robert's hunting tapestries. Three Kingsguard; Ser Mandon, Ser Meryn and Ser Preston, stand at the foot of the throne and twenty … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Sansa V

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Tyrion VII

Summary: Tyrion approaches a Lannister camp of 20,000 men with Bronn and 300 clansmen of the Stone Crows, Moon Brothers, Black Ears, and Burned Men. Gunthor stayed in the mountains to rally the other clans to Tyrion's cause. Tyrion decides to ride ahead with Shagga, Conn, Chella, Ulf, and Timett, representatives from each of the … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Tyrion VII

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Catelyn VIII

Summary: Catelyn and Ser Brynden are with Ser Wendel and Ser Wylis Manderly and their 1,500 levies, which include twenty knights and two hundred mounted lances. Their father, Lord Wyman Manderly, has stayed behind in White Harbor to see to the defenses, largely because he has grown too fat to sit a horse. Robb's host … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Catelyn VIII

[Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Dany VI

Summary: Drogo tells Daenerys that he has no intention now to invade the Seven Kingdoms and goes off to hunt. Daenerys summons Ser Jorah as Irri, Jhiqui and Doreah attend her and tells him that he must help convince Drogo to march. He promises that they will go home, but they must be patient. To … Continue reading [Re-Read] A Game of Thrones – Dany VI