Part of HuffPost Entertainment. He's pretty much the most innocent person in all of the Seven Kingdoms and I really hope he stays that way. Game of Thrones recap season 4, episode 5; Allison recaps Game of Thrones season 4, episode 5, "First of His Name", starring Lena Headey and Aidan Gillen. Go free the slaves; there's all the time in the world to conquer King's Landing! Cersei is a character who is constantly switching between evil witch and real woman in every other episode. It was Littlefinger who gave her some drops to pour into her late husband’s wine, and it was Littlefinger who told her to “write a letter to Cat telling her it was the Lannisters—”. Season 4 Episode 5 First of His Name Explore the Episode. To revisit this article, select My⁠ ⁠Account, then View saved stories. It’s also pretty obvious that he won’t be putting up with Lysa and her coital shrieks for very long. Jon Snow certainly does not know something, and it's about how to send a traitor to his grave. It's hard to fully hate her when we're reminded of how much sorrow she's dealt with. One of the best/nastiest "Game of Thrones" deaths ever? I will rule.”. Enter the world of Game of Thrones with official maps of the Seven Kingdoms and interactive family trees that capture the rich backgrounds of the characters and locations featured in the HBO series. Following the inauguration, … Continue reading → Rule, Dany, rule! That’s all we got before Lord Baelish cut her off with a reptilian kiss, but it’s quite a lot. Hodor (controlled via Bran) then saved Bran, picked up Locke, and snapped his neck in two with just a slight nudge of his giant hand. But if you thought the power and danger of the sneaky Petyr Bealish stopped there, you were oh so wrong. © 2020 Condé Nast. If that sounds like some term-paper nonsense, please bear with me for one second. Six. So what did you think of tonight’s episode? Will be used in accordance with our Privacy Policy. I’m not sure the writers could have known just how resonant her last line to him (“Everywhere in the world, they hurt little girls”) would be in light of all the recent online arguments, New York Times think pieces, and so on, but to me it spoke to the show’s redeeming qualities. ), and Littlefinger is a confirmed sociopath. Finally, Kristain Nairn got to show more than one facial expression! The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Clearly, he’s quite fond of the strategic properties of Lysa’s mountaintop domain, so it stands to reason that he intends to continue sowing chaos while building up an unconquerable presence in the Vale. Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapter. Although there’s something else going on here and I’m not sure what it is. They got their wish this time. Ned Stark lost his head two and a half seasons ago, yet the surviving members of his family are still struggling to be decent without getting their asses chopped up. Moan Only now have we learned that Littlefinger convinced Lysa to kill him and lie to her sister and Ned Stark, and that Littlefinger was the one behind all of the chaos that's commenced since the show began. Stop reading if you haven’t seen Season 4, Episode 5 of Game of Thrones, titled “First of His Name”—unless you enjoy spoilers. It made sense that the Lannisters would have killed Jon Aryn for those reasons, but now we know that Littlefinger was the one pulling all the strings. Bran suddenly warged into Hodor again, but this time intentionally, so he could rescue Bran from Locke. As Varys once said, Littlefinger is one of the most dangerous men in the Seven Kingdoms. And Tanner had a point. The This-Explains-Everything Moan Or maybe she has some diabolical plan in mind. And how about Jon finishing the job, Podrick-style, with the old sword-through-the-back-of-the-head routine?