Play Now Game of Thrones Season 4 Episode 1 “Two Swords”
Tywin oversees the reforging of Ice, House Stark’s ancestral Valyrian steel sword, into two new ones. One is for Jaime, who grieves the loss of his sword hand and Cersei’s love, and the other is a wedding present for King Joffrey, which Joffrey names Widow’s Wail. Prince Oberyn Martell, representing his infirmed brother, Prince Doran of Dorne, arrives in King’s Landing to attend the royal wedding. He and his paramour, Ellaria Sand, are greeted by Tyrion. Oberyn secretly seeks revenge against the Lannisters and Gregor Clegane for the rape and murder his sister, Elia, wife of the unfaithful Prince Rhaegar Targaryen. In the North, Styr and the cannibalistic Thenns reinforce Tormund, Ygritte and the other Wildlings. Maester Aemon absolves Jon after he explains his actions while with the Wildlings and reveals that their army of 100,000 plans to attack Castle Black. In the Riverlands, the Hound and Arya head to the Eyrie where the Hound intends to ransom Arya to her Aunt Lysa, John Arryn’s widow. Along the way, Arya reclaims her sword, Needle, from Polliver, killing him. In Essos, Daenerys marches her army towards Meereen, the last of the three great slave cities; she fears she is losing control over her growing dragons, now horse-sized.
Tyrion welcomes a guest to King’s Landing. At Castle Black, Jon stands trial. Daenerys is pointed to Meereen, the mother of all slave cities. Arya runs into an old enemy.
Tywin Lannister gives his son Jaime a new sword and wants him to return to rule at Casterly Rock in his stead. Jaime wants to rejoin the King’s guard. Cersei hasn’t forgiven her brother for leaving her. Prince Oberyn Martell arrives in King’s Landing for the royal wedding. He and his lover, Ellaria Sand, take their pleasure at Littlefinger’s establishment. His hatred of the Lannisters becomes apparent as he blames them for the death of his sister. Daenerys’ army is marching toward the slave city of Meereen. She comes to realize that her dragons can never be tamed. Sansa still grieves over the loss of her family at the Red wedding. At Castle Black, Jon Snow faces an enquiry before the commanders of the Watch. Arya and Sandor Clegane come across someone from Arya’s past.
Creators: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Based on: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin
Director: D.B. Weiss
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: 6 April 2014
Runtime: 60 min.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance