5.3 High Sparrow
Arya is frustrated with the lack of training she is getting, and learns the hard way that in order to be no one, she has to bid her old self goodbye. Tommen marries Margaery, making her queen once again. She then begins to turn him against his mother. Roose reflects on the danger they would face if the families of the north united against them. Petyr reveals his master plan of wedding Sansa to Ramsay, much to her revulsion and dismay. She carries on with the plan and goes back to Winterfell after a long time, but it is not the same home that she remembers. Brienne warms up to Podrick and promises to train him as a proper knight. Jon Snow stays true to his oath to the Night’s Watch and refuses Stannis’ offer. Cersei turns against the High Septon and finds a new ally in the High Sparrow (Jonathan Pryce), effectively gaining a stranglehold of both church and state. Tyrion forces Varys to wander about in Volantis, where Ser Jorah happens to be staying. He abducts the imp once he is out of Varys’ sight and tells him that he’s taking him to the queen.