In the third season of the hit HBO drama, the Lannisters barely hold onto power after a savage naval onslaught from Stannis Baratheon, while stirrings in the North threaten to alter the overall balance of power.
Robb Stark, King in the North, faces major calamity in his efforts to build on his victories over the Lannisters while beyond the Wall, Mance Rayder and his huge army of wildlings continue their inexorable march south.
Across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys Targaryen – reunited with her three fast-maturing dragons – attempts to raise an army to sail with her from Essos, in hopes of eventually claiming the Iron Throne.
In one of the most celebrated series in television history, the battling families of Westeros continue to fight for power as bonds are strained, loyalties are tested, and cruel fates are met.
Seasons 1 – 2
Based on the bestselling fantasy book series by George R.R. Martin, Seasons One and Two of the epic HBO original series Game of Thrones are set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime.
From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne.
With tensions and treaties, animosity and alliances, it’s a thrilling journey through a riveting and unforgettable landscape.
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