“Game of Thrones” Season 3 Recap: The Many Deaths

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It’s time again for another season of gargantuan plots, politics, and war, in the latest season of Game of Thrones. For those of you who haven’t been able to catch up on the latest happenings in the story or have forgotten, you can catch a glimpse of it all in our episode-by-episode recap of season 3! How many episodes are there in Game of Thrones season 3? Are there any new additions to the Game of Thrones season 3 cast? We’ve got the answers to all your burning questions, and if you’re looking to catch up on episodes of Game of Thrones season 3, watch online! It’s best to catch up before the start of season 7, which is just days away! So, read on for a recap on all the deaths, deceptions, and politics in our Game of Thrones season 3 wiki.

Game of Thrones is airing it’s latest season on July 17, 2017. Season 7 has already created a frenzy, and people who haven’t been following the mega series are desperate to know what will happen next. It looks like there’s a lot of catching up to do, as six seasons have already past and there seem to be more questions than answers! Game of Thrones, also known as GoT, is the medieval fantasy drama written by George R.R. Martin, that was made into a TV show by David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. The plot is about seven kingdoms who are determined to win the iron throne in order to rule all of the fictional kingdoms of Westeros. The story unfolds to reveal many dark secrets behind every character, making the race towards the throne more difficult as it’s panged by dirty politics. Here’s a GoT season three recap of the enthralling series in our Game of Thrones season three Wiki.

Episode 1: Valar Dohaeris

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Jon Snow pledges his loyalties to the Wildlings. Sansa wants to return home and ask Baelish for help, which he agrees to. Seaworth returns to Dragonstone and attempts to kill Melisandre, but is captured. Daenerys arrives at Astapor to buy a slave army that is mercilessly trained by Kraznys mo Nakloz.

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After the battle between the White Walkers and the Night’s Watch, some of the men survive and return to the Wall to warn the seven kingdoms. Jon Snow is brought before the Wildlings king where he pledges his loyalties towards them. A wounded Tyrion tries to take Casterly Rock from Tywin, who promises to give him all things save the Rock. Baelish offers Sansa his help to escape King’s Landing when she asks that he take her home. Davos Seaworth returns to Dragonstone, and upon meeting with Stannis and Melisandre tries to kill the priestess in vain, and is arrested instead. In Essos, Daenerys sails to the city of Astapor, the home to the famous Unsullied, where she confronts the barbarous army who have been trained without mercy and wants to save them. During her talks she is attacked by Warlords of Qarth but the former kings-guard commander saves her and pledges his loyalties to her.

Also Read: “Game of Thrones” Season 1 Recap

Episode 2: Dark Wings, Dark Woods

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Jamie Lannister tries to fight Brienne, but is stopped by the Bolton soldiers. Robb makes his way to Riverrun for his grandfather’s funeral, while Arya and Gendry also attempt to get to Riverrun, but are captured. Bran meets Jejon, who also has similar dreams that he does.

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While Brienne is bringing Jamie Lannister to King’s Landing, he tries to fight with her, but is stopped by the Bolton soldiers. Robb (knowing about his brothers disappearance and the situation at Winterfell) concentrates more on Catelyn’s father’s funeral in Riverrun, and angers a vengeful Karstark, whose sons were killed by the Lannisters. Arya, Gendry, and Hot Pie also plan to reach Riverrun, when they are captured by “Brotherhood without banners” and are led to an inn, where a captor is brought and unmasked. Sandor is the captor and he immediately recognizes Arya Stark and reveals her true identity. Theon is captured and tortured by unknown captors. Osha, Bran, and Rickon meet with Jejon and Meera, children of Howland and Stark Bannerman. Jejon explains that he too dreams the same thing that Bran does.

Episode 3: Walk of Punishment

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Lysa is asked her hand in marriage to confirm her loyalty, which makes Tyrion Master of Coin. The Night’s Watch is ordered to be attacked while it is weak. Daenerys buys the army of eight thousand men in exchange for one of her dragons.

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Tywin sends Baelish to Lysa for negotiating her hand in marriage so as to secure her allegiance and make Tyrion the Master of Coin. At the Wall, Rayder sends Snow and some Wildlings to attack the Night’s Watch while they are weak. An unknown man frees Theon, who proves to be his savior a second time, as well. Meanwhile Melisandre leaves Dragonstone in search of a king’s blood to gain victory. Queen Khaleesi visits the Walk of Punishment, where slaves are tortured and displayed as an example to everyone else. Daenerys buys all the eight thousand men from the army in exchange for one of her dragons, which is seen as a mistake by Jorah. Meanwhile, Jamie convinces the captor not to rape Brienne, but in turn has his sword hand chopped off!

Also Read: The “Game of Thrones” Story So Far: Catch Up On All 6 Seasons of “GOT”

Episode 4: And Now his Watch is Ended

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Theon is returned to prison as his rescuer betrays him. Craster and Jeon die in the riot against their captors. Sandor is given a trial by combat, where he would be fighting the Brotherhood leader Dondarrion.

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Theon’s rescuer turns out to be a traitor and returns him to the prison. Jamie is feeling lost now that he has lost his sword hand, but Brienne reassures him after knowing what he did for her. Varys tells Tyrion about the magician and how he became a eunuch, and that he should be patient for vengeance to use the power that Varys now has. The Night’s Watch men are now captured and are starving, so they try rioting. In the process, Craster and Jeon lose their lives. Samwell Tarly and Gilly flee with her son. Arya and Gendry are now taken to the meet with the leader of the Brotherhood, where Sandor is given a trial by combat with Dondarrion. Margaery proposes a marriage between her brother Loras and Sansa. Daenerys plays a game with Kraznys while trading for the army, as she tests them and asks them to attack their former masters. This kills the masters and frees the slave army, and her dragon kills King Cleon of Astapor. The army then follows Daenerys as free men.

Episode 5: Kissed by Fire

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Sandor Kills Dondarrion, thus earning his freedom, but Dondarrion is resurrected. Tywin plots to marry off Sansa to Tyrion and Cersei to Loras. A reluctant Snow has sex with Ygritte in a cave, after she asks him to break his vows.

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Sansa tells Baelish that she now wants to stay at King’s Landing. The Lannisters learn about the plan made by Margaery and her grandmother Olenna about marrying Sansa to Loras Tyrell. Tywin makes sure he stops the plan by plotting Sansa to marry Tyrion and Cersei to Loras. Sandor kills Dondarrion thus freeing himself, but Dondarrion is resurrected by a supposed Lord of Light. Arya is now being ransomed to Robb, while Gendry stays with the brotherhood. Jamie confesses to Brienne why he killed Ayres. Robb murdered Karstark for killing two captive Lannister boys. Snow and Ygritte engage in sex in a cave, even after Snow was reluctant. A warrior, Grey Worm is selected as the leader for the Unsullied on orders by Daenerys.

Episode 6: The Climb

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Melisandre buys Gendry from the Brotherhood for her secret mission, and tells Arya that she sees a darkness in her. Snow and Ygritte climb the Wall, along with two other Wildlings. Theon is still being tortured by his unidentified captor.

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Tywin tries to convince Olenna Tyrell to agree for the marriage between Cersei and Loras, who reveals to Tyrion it was Joffrey who tried to get Tyrion killed. Meanwhile Melisandre buys Gendry, as she feels that Arya Stark will kill a lot of people because she sees a darkness in her. Bolton keeps Brienne with him and plans to send Jamie to King’s Landing. The unknown traitor is still torturing Theon. Conflicts rise between Osha and Meera in the North, while Snow and Ygritte climb the Wall with two other wildlings.

Episode 7: The Bear and the Maiden Fair

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Theons captor chops off his manhood and mails it in a box to Balon Greyjoy, along with a letter that warns him to leave North alone or he will receive more of Theon in boxes. Talisa tells Robb that she is pregnant while writing a letter to her mother.

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Jojen tells Bran they must go beyond the wall to find the raven from their dreams, which leaves Osha in shock. Theon is castrated by his captor, and his penis is shipped in a box to Balon Greyjoy. A letter is sent along with it, basically explaining that if Balon did not leave, he would receive more of Theon in different boxes. Robb learns that Talisa is pregnant. Arya tries to run away from the Brotherhood, but is captured by Sandor. Joffrey talks to Tywin about Daenerys and her dragons being a problem, and Tywin disregards her to be of any threat. Daenerys reaches Yunkai, the city she orders an attack on. Jamie finds Brienne in a pit fighting a bear in Harrenhall and jumps in to rescue her. He leaves Harrenhall with her.

Episode 8: Second Sons

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Sansa and Tyrion are united and the evening sees Tyrion in a drunken mess. Melisandre, who has Gendry, seduces him to draw out his blood for the ceremony. Naharis, the lieutenant of the Second Sons, pledges his allegiance to Daenerys. A white Walker is killed by Tarly, while protecting Gilly.

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Tyrion and Sansa are married in King’s Landing, while Cersei is displeased with Margaery when she calls her sister. Tyrion gets drunk after the ceremony and creates a scene, and Tywin asks him make a baby soon. Tyrion assures Sansa that he wont touch her until she thinks its alright to do so. In Dragonstone, Stannis releases Seaworth, and Melisandre returns with Gendry to seduce him to draw his blood using three leaches. In the ritual Stannis throws them into the fire and mentions three names; Joffrey, Robb and Balon. Daenerys understands that the Yunkai have recruited a mercenary company called the Second Sons, and their lieutenant Naharis kills the other leaders and pledges his loyalty to Daenerys. Meanwhile, Samwell Tarly kills a White Walker with the dragonglass weapon, turning the monster into ice that shatters.

Episode 9: The Rains of Castamere

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Snow is attacked by Wildlings, who were angry about him and Ygritte, but Bran uses Warg to save him. The Yunkai have now fallen to Daenerys after she infiltrates them. At the home of the Frey’s, after the wedding of Robb and Talisa, the Frey army attacks the Stark’s, first stabbing Talisa’s stomach and then Robb.

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Tarly and Gilly now arrive at the Wall. Meanwhile, Bran enters the mind of Hodor and tries to calm him, but is not too open about how he had done it. Snow is attacked by some Wildlings after he saw Ygritte kill a farmer, but is rescued by Bran, who uses Warg (his mental ability), allowing Snow to kill Orell and flee. The Yunkai soon fall to Daenerys when she sends Jorah, Grey Worm and Nahari to infiltrate them. Robb comes to the Twins and apologizes to Walder Frey. Edmure and Roslin marry each other as it was promised by Robb, when Walder’s men murder Talisa by stabbing her in the stomach. Bolton reveals he was always loyal to the Lannisters and kills Robb, too. Catelyn is also shot, but tries to negotiate with Walder by putting a knife to his wife’s throat. But all in vain. Catelyn is killed as well, after she slits the throat of Walder’s wife. Arya arrives to the Twins watching her family die, before Sandor knocks her unconscious.

Episode 10: Mhysa

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The Stark massacre has a mastermind behind it; Tywin. Tarly meets Bran’s party and gives him the Dragonglass weapons. Gendry is freed by Seaworth in Dragonstone, when Stannis decides to go help the Night’s Watch. The Yunkai name Daenerys their ‘Mother’ for liberating the lot of them.

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Tywin comes to light after the massacre, as his mind was behind it. He names the seat of Riverrun to Frey and Bolton the Warden of the North. Theon’s captor is finally revealed to be Ramsay, who is Bolton’s bastard son. Arya and Sandor kill some Frey men, who were teasing about Robb’s death. In the North, Tarly meets Bran and gives him the dragonglass before coming to Castle Black. He decides to warn the seven kingdoms about the White Walkers. Snow escapes from Ygritte, though he is wounded badly and returns to Castle Black. In Dragonstone, Seaworth frees Gendry, while Stannis goes to tell the Night’s Watch about the White Walker’s death. Meanwhile in Essos, the Yunkai (who were freed by Daenerys) celebrate and name her their ‘Mother.’

 
 
 
 

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