The first episode of season two tells about Tyrion who starts his job as the acting Hand of King at King’s Landing. Meanwhile, at Dragonstone, Stannis Baratheon swears his loyalty and faith to Melisandre’s new god and reveals the truth about Joffrey, who is actually a child from incestuous relationship.
Rob Stark, who has been won three times, proposes peace to the Lannisters and asks for the North’s independence in exchange. This situation leads to Theon going for Balon Greyjoy’s support and Catelyn searching Renly’s Baratheon’s. Moving to Beyond the Wall, the Night’s Watch men spend the night at Craster’s. They soon find out that Craster’s daughters are also his wives. Things in Essos get worse when people slowly die, so Daenery tells the riders to seek for help.