Robert refuses Ned's resignation and leaves him in charge of the Seven Kingdoms as he goes off to hunt boar. Ned makes an unpopular order in his absence.
Sansa and Joffrey renew their affection for each other.
Arya struggles with worry about her father after his match with Jaime.
Ned discovers the final secret in the Baratheon family and decides to send his girls back to Winterfell for their safety.
Tyrion takes up Lysa Arryn in a fight for his freedom; both use champions. Tyrion's wit is no match for Lysa.
Daenerys gains the love and respect of her husband and people as their Khaleesi, and loses the brother she feared for so much of her life to his golden crown.