The Wars to Come – Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 1

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The Wars to Come – Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 1 Season 5, Episode 1

 Episode Name: The Wars to Come

 Air Date: April 12, 2015

 Based On: A Song of Ice and Fire

 Written By: David Benioff and D.B. Weiss

 Directed By: Michael Slovis


Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 1 Review and Plot- The Wars to Come

Cersei enters the Sept of Baelor to pay homage to her father Tywin who was killed by Tyrion, her brother. After getting inside, she tells her brother Jaime for freeing Tyrion. At Tywin’s wake. Kevan Lannister comes to see Cersei with his son Lancel Lannister, who is a devout member of Sparrows, a group which is purely devoted to the faith of the Sevens. Lancel asks her to forgive her for their cheated affair and for his role in giving wine to King Robert Baratheon before the hunt in which Robert Baratheon was seriously wounded. Cersei refuses by telling him that she has no idea in her husband’s assassination and leaves the place.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 1 Summary (Synopsis)- The Wars to Come

Margaery meets her brother Loras, when he was with Olyvar. He asks Olyvar to leave. She tells him to be more cautious but he refuses to by saying that they knew about him very well and after Tywin’s death, no can force what Cersei does not want to do. He says that it is a bad news as she will be living in King’s Landing instead of Highgarden. Margaery cunningly tells him that she has a solution.

Tyrion looks tired and totally out of his conscience being drunk, comes out of crate in which he was smuggled out by Varys to Westeros. After entering Pentos, Varys tells Tyrion about the help secretly provided to Daenerys Targaryen as the new ruler of Westeros. He also convinces him to rendezvous with her at the Meereen.

Daenerys Targaryen asks Grey Womb to find the people who killed their soldiers and bury the dead ones in the Temple of Graces.

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Hizdahr zo Loraq comes back to Meereen and tells about his successful mission to Yunkai. And that the Wise masters will turn over the power to a council of ex-slaves and their owners.  In exchange, they were asked to open fighting pits for the slaves. Daenerys refuses to accept the request. Afterwards, Daario Naharis tells her that because he also fought in the pits and because of this only he was able to join the Second Sons, where he met her.

In reply to a comment made by Daario, she goes to the caves where her dragons whose names are Viserion and Rhaegal, are tied so that they should not kill people. When she went near them, they started becoming aggressive and urged her to flee from there.

Lord Petyr Baelish and Sansa Stark watch Lord Robin Arryn when he was struggling to be avaricious with a young boy. Sansa notices that he quickly hides when he received a message. Lord Yohn Royce has accepted the plea to train Robin but he was not sure about his abilities. Baelish told Lord Royce that he is taking Sansa to Fingers, but instead of that he took her to west and told her that he is taking her to a place where none of the Lannisters can find her.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 1 Review and Plot The Wars to Come

Podrick Payne tries to strategize the next move for Brienne of Tarth for himself but she tells him that she did not like someone following her. Podrick admonishes her about the oath taken by her to Jaime of finding the Stark girls, but she tells him that Arya did not want her protection. When they were both talking to each other, they find Baelish and Sansa passing from there with their caravan.

Jon Snow trains new people to become a part of the Night’s Watch, at the same time, Samwell Tarly confabulate with Gilly about the people who are in the race to become the next Lord Commander.  Sam is disturbed and threatened that Ser Alliser Thorne will be elected as he doesn’t like wildlings. Jon is called by Melisandre to talk to King Stannis Baratheon. Stannis wanted Jon to allure Mance Rayder to make the wildlings fight for him to regain the North from Roose Bolton. Stannis also tells him that he only has time till the sunset to convince him or he will burn him at the picket.

The Wars to Come – Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 1 Summary Review

Jon tries really hard to convince Mance but refuses to bend the knees. He refuses to do so because he has the fear that if he does so, the wildling will not follow him. Mance is brought in front of Stannis at night. Stannis tells him that if he agrees to do so he won’t be killed. Mance refuses to accept the offer and as a mark of disrespecting Stannis, Mance is kept on the pyre. Jon, who was not ready to see Mance dying such a death with a lot of agony, shoots an arrow at him to give a sudden death.

Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 1 Summary (Synopsis)- The Wars to Come

Lancel Lannister son of Kevan Lannister asks Cersei to forgive him but Cersei tells him that she have no idea about her husband’s murder. Margaery meets Loras and discusses about Cersei. She also tells him that she has a solution about Cersei’s behavior. Tyrion successfully reach Westeros with the help of Varys and he tells Tyrion about the aid provided to Daenerys by them. He also convinces him to meet her. Daenerys refuses to accept the request of Daario to open fighting pits foe the slaves. Mance is killed by Stannis.

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