Game of Thrones S02 E02 The Night Lands – Look Ahead

Theon & Balon GreyjoyHope everyone is having a good Easter Sunday and you haven’t over-indulged too much on all those Easter eggs. Tomorrow night will see the premiere of episode two The Night Lands on Sky Atlantic and its time for our weekly look ahead at what we might expect to see in this weeks episode. Last weeks grusome conclusion with the merciless slaughter of children in the name of King Joffrey should see the City Guard persue King Robert’s only remaining bastard son up the Kings Road, along which he is travelling to become a sworn man of the Night’s Watch. Also with him is Arya Stark; who as of now is number one on Queen Cersei’s most wanted list. Of course the Gold Cloaks and the queen don’t know she is there so unless Ayra – travelling disguised as a boy – steps out of turn then she should be safe.

Meanwhile Theon Greyjoy means to follow through on this plan to return to the Iron Islands and solicit the assistance of his Father Balon Greyjoy in the battle against the Lannisters. Catelyn Start has expressed her doubts about the wisdom of this plan. In her experience Balon Greyjoy is not a man who can be trusted – but her doubts were cast aside for Robb who thinks an offer of making Balon once again King of the Iron Islands should make his see sense. Meanwhile in Dragonstone plans are underway which should allow King Stannis to build his forces before he can launch an attack on Kings Landing…