Mother’s Mercy – Game Of Thrones Season 5 Episode 10

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Mother’s Mercy – Game Of Thrones Season 5 Episode 10 Season 5, Episode 10

 Episode Name: Mother’s Mercy

 Air Date: June 14, 2015

 Based On: A Song of Ice and Fire

 Written By: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

 Directed By: David Nutter

 

 

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 10 Review and Plot- Mother’s Mercy

The weather shows a drastic change in its behavior at Stannis’s camp, clearing the path towards Winterfell. Melisandre takes the total credit, telling that this happened only because of Shireen’s sacrifice. But after a sometime, Stannis receives the news about his army that it had deserted and Selyse has been found hanging. Melisandre immediately goes to the Castle Black. These all things did not affect Stannis and he orders his remaining army to march to Winterfell. Podrick notices Stannis’s troops and runs to admonish Brienne, who leaves to avenge Stannis.

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As Stannis starts preparing to capture the castle, the Bolton’s cavalry suddenly comes in front and their army clearly outnumbers the Stannis’ army. But still Stannis takes out his sword and takes the charge. After a very short but fierce battle, the Boltons emerge victorious. Stannis survives but is seriously injured. Brienne announces her intentions to assassinate Stannis for the murder of Renly. Stannis quickly give up and asks Brienne,” Do your duty.” She quickly lifts her sword and in a cleanly swings it.

At the same time, at Winterfell, Sansa succeeds in fleeing from her room using the corkscrew she stole and with the help of a candle tries to signal from a ruined tower. But unfortunately Brienne has already left. After seeing the scalping of the Baratheon army, she comes back to her room but is eventually caught by Myranda, who admonish to amputate Sansa.  Theon finally gathers his internal strength and throws Myranda from the castle and she dies. The Bolton army who is celebrating the victory is on their journey when Theon and Sansa realize that should escape from here at once. They quickly ruins to the walls of the castle and after watching the deep snow hold each other’s hands and take a leap.

Jaime, Mycrella, Bronn and Trystane starts their journey for King’s Landing. Mycrella confesses that she knows Jaime is her father and she is very glad to have him. Soon Mycrella’s nose starts bleeding and she fell on the floor, and comes to light that Ellaria has poisoned her secretly by smooching her with poisoned lipstick.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 10 Summary (Synopsis)- Mother’s Mercy

Arya pervade the brothel deign by Ser Meryn Trant by taking the face of a member of House of Black and White. She jabs Trant in the eyes and torso many times, confessing her true identity to him before slitting his throat. When she comes back to the House of Black and White, she is accosted by Jaqen and the Waif. Jaqen beats Arya for killing a person not meant for her to take, and that another life must be taken to mitigate the Many Faced God. Jaqen then leaves to drink from a phial and fells, leaving Arya in a shock. But Waif changes her face to that of Jaqen and tells her that “Jaqen” does not even exist and she was talking to “No One” all the time. The Waif also admonishes Arya that putting on a new face if one is not “No One” is like a deadly poison and in a flash Arya loses her ability to see.

With Daenerys not came back after having flown away with Drogon, her follower’s starts thinking what to do in her absence, feeling a sense of insecurity amongst them. Daario and Jorah makes up their mind to leave Meereen to search Daenerys. Tyrion shows an utter desire to join them, but Daario asks him to govern Meereen in her absence, with the help of Missandei and Grey Worm, who is still recovering. While watching Jorah and Daario leave, Tyrion contemplate his next move when Varys emerges. Varys gives him a comparison between Meereen’s current state and King’s Landing asking to use his spy network. Tyrion ironically says that he had missed Varys.

Drogon brings Daenerys back to his hideaway. Daenerys try to order Drogon to take her back to Meereen, but Drogon, who is still exhausted and injured, does not listen to her and falls asleep. Daenerys then try on her own to search for some food but notices a Dothraki horde advancing towards her. As they come closer, Daenerys drops a ring on the ground and they surround her.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 10 Review and Plot- Mother’s Mercy

Cersei confronts to committing fornication with her cousin Lancel to the High Sparrow, but she says no when she is asked whether she slept with him or not or conspired to have Robert Baratheon murdered. The High Sparrow decides to reward her “Mother’s Mercy” and tells Cersei that she can go back to the Red Keep, but amends her that she must come back to hear the judgment for the other heinous crimes she has not yet confronted to, and must pass through the “atonement”. Cersei is denuded, her hair is cut short, and forced to walk without clothes the entire avenue from the Great Sept of Baelor to the Red Keep. As she passes by, she is abused, beaten, gibed and belabored with garbage by the angry masses, and when she returns to the Red Keep, she starts sobbing tremendously. She is then camouflaged by Qyburn, who introduce her to the Kingsguard’s newest member, a re-animated Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane.

Jon asks Samwell to go Oldtown to become a maester accompanied by Gilly and her kid, keeping in mind about the romantic relationship blooming between Samwell and Gilly. Davos comes on orders from Stannis soon after he asked for supplies and Wildling enforcements, but Jon says no, telling Davos that the Wildlings will never take the side of Stannis. Melisandre comes immediately, her behavior leads Jon and Davos to understand that Stannis has been defeated and Shireen is no more alive.

Olly tells Jon that a wildling had just seen Benjen Stark, his uncle and takes him to speak. Outside the Castle Black, he only notices Ser Alliser, Bowen Marsh and some men along with a post in which it was clearly written “Traitor”.

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Jon immediately realize that he has been betrayed, Alliser, Bowen, Olly and others jabs Jon turn by turn, each one uttering “For the Watch”. Jon fells on the ground and starts panting heavily. They all turn and walk away, leaving Jon to die.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 10 Summary (Synopsis)- Mother’s Mercy

Melisandre’s enchantment idea over having a greater control over the battle for Stannis that would be bought after the insane sacrifice of Shireen, starts to show result. Warned by Podrick, Brienne about Stannis approaching towards to capture over the castle, she prepares herself for to avenge Stannis. Sansa’s in an attempt of trying to flee out of Ramsey’s entrapment, she succeeds as she reaches to the tower so to signal up for her rescue. Myrcella confronts Jaime accepting the reality of him being her father and that she is glad about it, but soon come to a point where he loses her. Daeneryes escape from Meereen brings Jorah and Daario to a decision to leave the place in search of her. Cersei is provided with the Mother’s Mercy by High Sparrow. Jon in the end is killed by his very own Night’s Watch brother, been stabbed multiple time he fell on the ground show dead.

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