Dany exchanges gifts with a slave lord; Sansa worries about her prospects; Shae is irritated with Tyrion’s new situation; Tywin counsels the king; Melisandre reveals a secret; Brienne faces a formidable foe.
Tywin plans unions for the Lannisters; Melisandre visits the Riverlands; Robb wants to repair his alliance with House Frey; Roose Bolton makes a decision about Jaime Lannister; Jon, Ygritte and the Wildlings face a formidable climb.
In the second-season finale, Luwin has advice for Theon as he calls his men to action. Meanwhile, Arya gets a gift from Jaqen; Jon proves his worth to Qhorin; Daenerys finds herself in unfamiliar surroundings; and Brienne silences Jaime.
Theon holds down the fort at Winterfell; Jaqen doesn’t care for Arya’s method of calling in a debt; Jorah’s advice for Daenerys goes unheeded; Davos is offered a reward; Tyrion and Varys find something they can agree on; Robb is betrayed.