Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things – Game Of Thrones Season 1 Episode 4

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Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things

 Game Of Thrones Season 1 Episode 4 Review & Plot – Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things, Game Of Thrones Season 1 Episode 4 Summary (Synopsis)Season 1, Episode 4

 Episode Name: Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things

 Air Date: May 8, 2011

 Based On: George R. R. Martin’s, “A Song Of Ice and Fire”

 Written By: Bryan Cogman

 Directed By: Brian Kirk

Game Of Thrones Season 1 Episode 4 Review & Plot – Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things

It is time that Bran Stark starts seeing dreams about the three eyed raven when resting.

Game Of Thrones Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things, Synopsis, Summer, Trailer, Story Plot - three eyed raven

On his way back to King’s Landing from The Wall, Tyrion Lannister decides to pay a visit again to Winterfell in order to pay his wishes to Bran Stark who recently recovered from unconsciousness. Tyrion Lannister, himself being an imp, has a soft corner for Cripples , Bastards and broken things. So he gifts Bran Stark a customized saddle design for him to ride the horse despite the fact that Bran cannot walk.

Game Of Thrones Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things, Synopsis, Summer, Trailer, Story Plot - Tyrion helps Bran

On the other side, Khal Drogo‘s army reaches Vaes Dothrak, a Dothraki city. This enrages Viserys that Khal Drogo is taking his army in the other side rather than taking it in the way of the Iron Throne. He tries to argue this with his sister Daenerys but this makes her strong as she fights back and reminds him that she is carrying Khal Drogo‘s child.

Game Of Thrones Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things, Synopsis, Summer, Trailer, Story Plot - Daenerys dominates

At the Wall, Jon Snow makes a new friend, Samwell Tarly, who is a fat and not-the-fighting type. Sam is often tortured by other brothers at the Night’s Watch, but Jon tries to protect him since he is a coward.

In King’s Landing, Ned Stark is very much interested in digging the secret behind previous King Jon Arryn’s death. But this makes matters worse as this needed to be kept at a lower profile as suggested by Littlefinger.

Game Of Thrones Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things, Synopsis, Summer, Trailer, Story Plot - Eddard and Baelish

On further investigation, Eddard learns that there is a smithy in the City of King’s Landing where Jon Arryn often visited for Gendry, who apparently turned out to be Robert Baratheon‘s bastard son. This was one thing that even Eddard din’t get why he did so.

Game Of Thrones Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things, Synopsis, Summer, Trailer, Story Plot - Ned meets Gendry

Trainings start at The Wall, where the new recruits are taught to fight off with swords. Sam being the target of many new recruits is as always protected by Jon Snow. Jon Snow manages to intimidate the others to be soft on Sam the next day. On the next day, this politics is seen by Ser Alliser Thorne and makes him even more furious on Jon Snow.

Game Of Thrones Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things, Synopsis, Summer, Trailer, Story Plot - Sam and Jon

At the King’s Landing, the tournament begins which is kept in the name of the new Hand Of The King, Ned Stark. It starts with Ser Gregor Clegane, also called as The Mountain, against Ser Hugh. Ser Hugh is killed by the hands of The Mountain though this happened by accident. Introducing The Mountain and his younger brother, Ser Sandor Clegane, Lord Baelish explains the story between the two brothers to Sansa, who only were brothers for namesake.

Catelyn Stark and Ser Rodrik reach Crossroads Inn, where unfortunately Tyrion Lannister also pays a visit. Tyrion is seated at a table besides that of Catelyn Stark where Tyrion is shocked to see Catelyn Stark keeping a low profile. This opportunity is seeked by Catelyn Stark, making her command the armed men at the Inn to capture Tyrion Lannister on account of him trying to kill her son Bran Stark. As the Inn was located at a place in Riverlands, which came under a territory controlled by her father, Tyrion finds himself surrounded by a half a dozen of armed men.

Game Of Thrones Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things, Synopsis, Summer, Trailer, Story Plot - Tyrion captured

Game Of Thrones Season 1 Episode 4 Summary (Synopsis)

This is the season where the choices made by each of the character starts twisting the actual flavour of the story. It is really nice to see that Daenerys finally starts to stand against her dominating brother Viserys Targaryen. This makes a significance of the control of a woman once she gains some respect and position in the community. It is really amazing to see the sets of this season where you see a waste different type of surroundings from the huge castle of King’s Landing to desert rains of Dothraki cities and the simple huts.

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