Play Now Game of Thrones Season 5 Episode 9 “The Dance of Dragons”
Ramsay leads a covert attack on Stannis’ camp, destroying siege equipment, food stores, and killing many horses. After dispatching Davos to Castle Black to request more supplies, Stannis, with Selyse’s approval, allows Melisandre to sacrifice Shireen, burning her alive at the stake, believing it will help win the war. Jon and the other survivors return to the Wall, allowing the Wildlings to pass South. In Dorne, Prince Doran has permitted Jaime and Bronn to return to King’s Landing with Myrcella, provided Trystane accompanies them and serves on the small council in Oberyn’s stead. Doran also pardons Ellaria and her daughters. Arya aborts her first assassination assignment after spotting Trant accompanying Mace Tyrell, the Master of Coin, who has arrived in Braavos to negotiate with the Iron Bank. In Meereen, combat at Daznak’s fighting pit resume. Daenerys is stunned that Jorah among the fighters. His victory is interrupted when the Sons of the Harpy launch a surprise attack. Loraq is killed while Jorah saves Daenerys. The Harpies quickly swarm Daenerys and her supporters, forcing them and Jorah to retreat into the pit. Drogon suddenly arrives, burning many Sons of the Harpy; Daenerys mounts Drogon and commands him to fly away.
Jon and the wildlings return to Castle Black. Jaime meets with Doran Martell. Stannis makes a hard choice. Arya runs into Meryn Trant. Daenerys attends the grand reopening of the fighting pits.
Things are not going well for Stannis and his army. Winter is upon them and they are attacked in the night losing most of their stores. Unable to move forward or back, he dispatches Ser Davos Seaworth to seek help from Castle Black. Jon Snow and the survivors of the attack at Hardhome make it safely back to the wall but the reception they get is anything but warm. In Dorne, Doran Martell takes the diplomatic route telling Jaime that Myrcella can return to King’s Landing with him provided certain conditions were met. In Braavos, Arya sees Lord Tyrell who arrives to speak to representatives of the Iron Bank. He’s accompanied by Meryn Trant, one of the men on her list. In Meereen, the Great Games begin but the needless killing is not to Daenarys or Tyrion’s liking. Ser Jorah defeats his opponents in the arena but a trap is sprung and the Sons of the Harpy attack. Rescue is at hand however.
Creators: David Benioff, D.B. Weiss
Based on: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R. R. Martin
Director: Miguel Sapochnik
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: 7 June 2015
Runtime: 52 min.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance