Tyrion faces down his father in the throne room on this Game of Thrones episode, while Stannis and Davos set sail with a new strategy.
Stannis Baratheon and Davos Seaworth arrive in Braavos for their meeting with the Iron Bank. They petition for funding but banker Tycho Nestoris says no. Davos removes his glove and exposes his severed fingers to remind the bankers that Stannispays his debts.
Yara Greyjoy leads her band of Ironborn on a mission to rescue her brother. The group infiltrates the Dreadfort where they find Theon in the kennel. Ramsay Snow enters and unleashes the hounds, forcing the Ironborn to retreat. Yara heads back to her ship without Theon. Ramsay rewards Theon with a bath and asks him for help in a plot to take Moat Cailin.
Daenerys Targaryen holds audience in her Meereenese throne room. A shepherd approaches and presents a bundle of charred bones - the remains of a goat killed by Drogon. Dany apologizes and promises to compensate the shepherd three times the value of his livestock. The next supplicant, Hizdahr zo Loraq, speaks of his father, a noble, respected citizen who spoke out against the city's crucifixion of children - and was one of the 163 masters crucified by Dany. When the queen maintains that her actions were justified, Hizdahr does not argue; he only asks to give his father a proper burial. Dany concedes and dismisses the man.
Tywin presides over a meeting of The small council and learns of Sansor's recent actions and gets an update on Dany's status. He pens a letter to Meereen to be sent with one of Varys's birds. Later Oberyn and Varys speak about desire and where they came from.
Tyrion stands trial and faces a host of witnesses. During a recess Jaime makes a deal with his father, for his brother's life. Back in session, Shae is called to the stand. Tyrion has enough and wishes to confess. He demands a trial by combat.
Tis a big and beautiful world. Most of us live and die in the same corner where we were born and never get to see any of it. I don't want to be most of us.Oberyn
Across the Narrow Sea, your books are filled with words like usurper and madmen and blood right. Here our books are filled with numbers. We prefer the stories they tell. More plain, less open to interpretation.Tycho Nestoris