He is stopped only by the intervention of his brother The Hound, and then the booming commands of his king. Lysa says that this is possible. The first boy is on the house. Eddard points out that if Jaime kills him, Tyrion is a dead man as well. S1. List of references to Game of Thrones in other media, The Rains of Castamere (Histories & Lore), Telltale video game navigation sub-portal, Miguel Sapochnik - co-showrunner/director, https://gameofthrones.fandom.com/wiki/The_Wolf_and_the_Lion_recap?oldid=433511. His squire, Lancel Lannister, is unable to fit his armor onto him. Barristan tells him he is being modest, as he has seen Eddard cut down a dozen great knights. Hearing people approaching, she hides behind the largest. Tyrion realizes that his father will have people looking for him in the wrong place. Varys finds Littlefinger in the throne room, admiring the Iron Throne. The competitors arrive for the first joust: Ser Gregor Clegane and Ser Loras Tyrell, the famous Knight of the Flowers, the youngest son of the powerful House Tyrell and already a famed tournament knight. In the stands Littlefinger wagers a hundred gold dragons on the Mountain. the Knight of Flowers. Loras thinks Renly is jealous. Varys notes that he himself suffered an early mutilation, but that often the closing of one door can lead to the opening of others. Eddard takes his place in the stands next to Sansa and asks where Arya is. Recap / Game of Thrones S1E5 "The Wolf and the Lion". In the high hall of the Eyrie, Lady Lysa Arryn gives her new guests a frosty reception. There she finds the skulls of the Targaryen dragons, immense in size. Jon Arryn, when he came to visit, merely inquired into the health of the child; Littlefinger doesn't know why. Cersei points out that the Dothraki don't have ships, armor, discipline or siege weapons. Maester Luwin is teaching Bran about the Great Houses, the regions they control and their words. Varys asks if it’s true that Ser Marlon of Tumblestone prefers amputees. Loras says that Renly is kind and just, but also resolute when needed and does not love killing for the sake of it. Eddard says that makes them no better than the Mad King, infuriating Robert even more. Arya finds her way out from the Red Keep via a cave on the shore. Eddard suggests that Robert stop torturing the boy. Meanwhile, elsewhere in the Red Keep, Arya is chasing a cat as per her instructions from Syrio. He asks Jory to bring his two best swords and station the rest of their guards outside Sansa and Arya’s rooms. Robert asks what if he is right, and Daenerys has a son who can lead a Dothraki army against the realm. Tyrion, impressed, says it is supposedly impregnable. They then have a startlingly heart-felt conversation, toasting each other and 17 years' mutual resentment, and wonder whether they ever had a chance at making their marriage work. Eddard asks Varys why he has waited a month to tell him this, but Varys was unsure if he could trust him. For one, Lysa is absolutely paranoid and is cowering in the Vale from perceived enemies. But Ned Stark is, and the wolf and the lion go at it in a furious Sword Fight that ends only when one of the Lannister guardsmen, on his own initiative, stabs Ned through the thigh. Maybe a dozen barrels of fine Dornish wine or a girl from the pleasure houses of Lys. For his decisive action, Sandor Clegane is proclaimed the hero of the day. Renly says he could do the same and still never be as good as Loras. Renly says that Robert was rather distasteful about the decision to kill Daenerys, and could swear every time he talked about killing the girl the table lifted six inches. Loras tells Renly that he would make a wonderful king. Theon says he’s been Lord Stark's ward since he was eight years old, but Ros points out that that is just another word for a hostage. Growing serious, Varys says that if the Lannisters were behind the attempt on Bran Stark’s life and if the queen were to discover that Littlefinger had helped the Starks come to that realization because of his enduring fascination for Catelyn Stark, it would be an unpleasant situation. E01 The North Rememebers; E02 The Night Lands; E03 What Is Dead May Never Die; E04 Garden of Bones; E05 The Ghost of Harrenhal Littlefinger indicates that he could tell Robert about this if he so chose. 'Game Of Thrones' Recap: Episode 5, 'The Wolf And The Lion' Terri Schwartz 05/15/2011. Varys replies no, that this Hand is not the other. Littlefinger is surprised, and Varys says that it is due to disturbing news from far away, and he’s surprised Littlefinger had not heard. The tribesmen are defeated and Bronn – whose skills with a sword were most impressive – asks Tyrion if that was his first kill. Robert admits he knew that. Game of Thrones Recap. Jaime asks where his brother is and Eddard replies that he was taken prisoner at his command. She wants to see the king again and for him to know that the child is well. Renly says that Robert and Stannis (his other older brother) think that no-one is a man unless they've been to war. Renly says that Loras is a gifted swordsman, but Loras says it's not a gift, it's something he has to practice every single day. Lysa says that Tyrion murdered her husband. Whilst Ned packs furiously, Robert and Cersei fret over what to do if the Dothraki do invade, and the absolute PR disaster it would be. Sansa says that Loras would never do that, as it’s dishonorable. Ros teases him, saying he's a very serious boy. Loras seems to half-agree, to Renly's amusement. Robert asks if this is the part where she suggests her brother for the job. They're both petulant, whining and complaining about how unfair life is! Arya chases the cat through the castle and down into the store rooms under the castle. Ser Barristan Selmy has stood vigil for Ser Hugh overnight as part of the knightly tradition: he had no-one else. Sandor immediately kneels and the Mountain storms off the field in anger. The quick cuts between storylines. Renly gets rather nervous when his lover starts talking treason. ...Sorry, where were we? The joust begins and Ser Loras unseats Ser Gregor, whose horse falls to the ground. Eddard asks what kind of doom the king faces. King Robert discovers that he can no longer fit into his armor. Tyrion is unhooded and he realizes that they are not on the Kingsroad. ...Seven hells, Loras is going down on Renly! Leaving the tent, Ser Barristan says, without rancor, that it was not so many years ago that they faced one another as enemies at the Trident. Jory Cassel reports that a Night's Watchman has come to see Eddard: Yoren. Littlefinger tells Eddard that if he is still in the city at nightfall, he could take him to see the last person to see Jon Arryn alive. Littlefinger agrees there’s no honor in it, but quite a lot of gold. Renly tells Loras that Robert will rant for a few days but not punish Eddard, as he loves the man. ("Oh!, did I kill him too?" The king himself is in attendance. Illyrio says that war now is too soon. When that didn't happen, Cersei says simply that she didn't want to give him the satisfaction of thinking she cared about his pain. A Wolf had stolen a Lamb and was carrying it off to his lair to eat it. googly-eyed over the Lord of Storm's End sitting behind her... it would be a shame if certain other parties found out what they know, Game of Thrones S1E4: "Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things". Littlefinger then puts his hand on Sansa's shoulder (removing it at a look from Eddard) and tells her it was clever of Loras to ride a mare in heat, as it threw Gregor’s stallion into confusion and made it easier for him to defeat the Mountain. Eddard hesitates, but then agrees. Updated Mar 31, 2019; Posted May 16, 2011 . When asked why Lord Arryn was killed now and not any time in the seventeen years of his Handship, Varys only replies, "He started asking questions.". He's a hostage of House Stark and hasn't seen his actual family for more than a decade. Varys and Magister Illyrio Mopatis of Pentos pass by. Better that she is killed now to spare death and destruction on a greater scale later on. (He's also too fat for his jousting armor.) Full of win. Jaime is surprised at Eddard's strength and speed, despite being older and seems delighted to fight an enemy who actually poses a challenge. Varys says that what they consider is vile, but as governors of the realm they must sometimes do vile things. Loras points out that he also has an outrageous amount of money. After accurately reporting the details for House Baratheon, Bran gets stuck on the Lannisters: he gives their motto as, "A Lannister always pays his debts," which Luwin points out is a common saying, but not their official motto (which is "Hear Me Roar!").