Play Now Game of Thrones Season 3 Episode 1 “Valar Dohaeris”
After the White Walkers’ attack, the surviving Night’s Watchmen, including Samwell Tarly and Jeor Mormont, pledge to return to the Wall and warn the Seven Kingdoms. Jon is brought before Mance Rayder, the “King beyond the Wall”, and pledges his loyalty to the Wildlings. A scarred Tyrion Lannister attempts to negotiate Casterly Rock from Tywin, who offers lesser promises. Margaery Tyrell engages in charitable acts with King’s Landing orphans. Littlefinger offers to help Sansa Stark escape King’s Landing. Ros warns Shae to distrust Littlefinger. Davos is rescued by Saan, who wants to break ties with Stannis Baratheon. Davos returns to Dragonstone where he unsuccessfully tries to kill Melisandre and is imprisoned. She blames him for convincing Stannis not to let her join the battle. In Essos, Daenerys Targaryen arrives in Astapor to buy an army of brutally-trained mercenary soldiers called the “Unsullied”. The Qarth warlocks attempt to assassinate her, but Selmy, a former Kingsguard commander, saves her and pledges his loyalty.
Jon is brought before Mance Rayder, the King Beyond the Wall, while the Night’s Watch survivors retreat south. In King’s Landing, Tyrion asks for his reward. Littlefinger offers Sansa a way out.
Beyond the wall, those of the Night’s Watch that have survived try to go south to warn everyone of what is coming. Samwell is taken to task for not having sent the ravens. Jon Snow meets Mance Rayder, the King beyond the Wall and is accepted among them. In King’s Landing, Tyrion’s face has healed and Cersei pays him a visit worried about what he might say about her to their father. Tyrion enlists Bronn, now a knight, to protect him. He doesn’t get much satisfaction from his father who promises him better living quarters but not much else. Lady Margaery is cementing her place at court. Sansa meanwhile may have a way out of King’s Landing courtesy of Lord Baelish. Davos Seaworth has survived and is rescued. He returns to Dragonstone intent on stopping Melisandre but soon finds himself in the dungeons. Robb Stark arrives at Harrenhal to find all of its occupants dead. Daenerys arrives in Astapor looking for an army. Ser Jorah tells her the Unsullied are the best fighters in the world.
Creators: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Based on: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin
Director: Daniel Minahan
Star Cast: Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Iain Glen, Harry Lloyd, Kit Harington, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Richard Madden, Alfie Allen, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Jack Gleeson, Rory McCann, Peter Dinklage, Donald Sumpter, Jamie Sives, Ron Donachie, Joseph Mawle, Roger Allam, Dar Salim, Esmé Bianco, Susan Brown, Bronson Webb, John Standing, Rob Ostlere, Dermot Keaney, Art Parkinson, Callum Wharry, Aimee Richardson, Kristian Nairn, Rania Zouari, Ian Whyte, Spencer Wilding, Claire Wright, Jason Momoa,
Producer (s): Mark Huffam, Joanna Burn, Frank Doelger, Chris Newman, Greg Spence, Lisa McAtackney, Bryan Cogman, Duncan Muggoch
Executive producer(s): David Benioff, D. B. Weiss, Carolyn Strauss, Frank Doelger, Bernadette Caulfield, Bryan Cogman, Miguel Sapochnik, David Nutter
Production House: Home Box Office (HBO), Television 360, Grok! Studio, Canal+, Generator Entertainment
Music: Ramin Djawadi
Original network / Official Sites: HBO
Release Year: 31 March 2013
Runtime: 55 min.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance