‘Game of Thrones’ season 3: Summary
After what happened in the first season and, above all, the Battle of Blackwater, the end of the second season, the war for the Iron Throne is imminent. But it is not only the living who will try to conquer it … as the White Walkers enter the game.
Robb Stark, King of the North , had to marry one of Walder Frey’s daughters, in order to maintain his alliance with the Freys and the Boltons, but in the end he becomes engaged to Talisa Maegyr, who is expecting her first child. Following this betrayal , the Boltons, the Freys and the Lannisters conspire to assassinate him, killing Robb, Talisa and Catelyn Stark during the so-called ‘ Red Wedding ‘. Arya Stark is late and discovers the murder of her family, but is found by Sandor Clegane, ‘The Dog’, and takes her from there so that they do not discover her.
Meanwhile, in King’s Landing , Tyrion is forced to marry Sansa Stark, by direct order of Tywin Lannister and Joffrey. In addition, he warns Cersei that he will have to marry Loras Tyrell to maintain the alliance with House Tyrell. But Petyr Baelish (Littlefinger), proposes to Sansa flee from King’s Landing to the Eagle’s Nest, far away from there, ruled by her aunt, Catelyn Stark’s sister.
Daenerys Targaryen travels to Astapor and there, seeing the number of slaves that populate the city, she decides to free them and murder their masters. Also, in order to create a great army to rise as Queen on the Iron Throne, buy the Unsullied, commanded by Gray Worm. Now Daenerys is not only known as ‘Mother of Dragons’ but also as ‘Breaker of Chains’.
Game of Thrones Season 3 New Characters List
Game of Thrones Season 3 casting news. HBO show adds 16 new characters.
The rest of the characters confirmed today are as follows (per THR):
Clive Russell (Sherlock Holmes) as Catelyn Stark’s dutiful uncle, Bryndon Tully (“The Blackfish”)
Tobias Menzies (Rome) as Catelyn’s brash brother Edmure Tully
Mackenzie Crook (BBC’s The Office) as “skin changing” wildling raider Orell
Richard Dormer (Jump)as Beric Dondarrion, leader of outlaw group Brothers Without Banners
Nathalie Emannuel (Hollyoakes) as child slave Missandei
Kerry Ingram as Stannis Baratheon’s only child, Shireen
Tara Fitzgerald (Sirens)as Stannis’ estranged wife, Selyse
Paul Kaye (Match Point)as Thoros of Myr, a red priest of the same order as Stannis’ go-to sorceress Melisandre .
Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Phineas and Ferb) as Bran Stark’s uniquely gifted friend Jojen Reed, and Ellie Kendrick as his huntress sister Meera
Kristofer Hivju (The Thing) as Tormund Giantsbane, chief lieutenant of wildling leader Mance Rayder
Philip McGinley (Prometheus) as archer Anguy
Anton Lesser (The Hour) as ex-maester Qyburn
Ed Skrein as Daario Naharis
Dan Hildebrand as Kraznys
Ramon Tikaram as Prendahl
Jacob Anderson as Grey Worm