An affair is ended before it was ever truly begun. Angered words of bruised hearts are exchanged between Galan Lannister and Carmella Dondarrion.
Three children of the Lord Hightower meet on a barge up the Mander toward King's Landing in a gathering partially unexpected and wholly uncommon. There, they discuss controversial matters involving their mother's house, House Reyne, that could embroil the southrons in greater troubles. Of course, they're not the only ones headed to King's Landing.
Conversation and good company in the pavilion of the Green Lion. Once Ser Alek Reyne leaves, the Lion Galan and the Lady Carmella renew their dance once again. In the end, Galan escorts Carmella back to her quarters...
During his visit to Braavos, Prince Rhodry seeks out the famous Moon Pool and encounters Samara Sand.
The newly married couple sail their small single-masted cog, rigged for one-hand sailing, before the cliffs of Storm's End. There they discuss their future while looking over the chalk cliffs upon which stand the stalwart seat of House Baratheon.
The long awaited wedding between The Stormbreaker of House Baratheon and Lyrissa of House Hightower is done. Many lavish gifts are bestowed upon them and the bedding finishes the festivities.
Having conducted the patrol of the Kingswood upon which he was ordered by the King, Sarmion fittingly ends his journey at Storm's End. There he is greeted by kinsmen, a company of Hightowers, and his bride to be, Lyrissa Hightower. His first meeting with the highborn lady.
Ser Jaesin explains to the dornish women that some Knights don't like tourneys; he does, though, even if he claims to have found no ser, aside the Dragonknight, capable to best him.
A spot of practice with blunt swords is soon replaced by a different sort of bout with sharp words.
Ser Doran Dondarrion meets Lanei Fowler, one of the hostages who attempts, poorly, to do some needlework. An innocent meeting, apparently; but a few painful topics will be drawn as they talk and dig deeper their incipient friendship.
Can one of the Westerosi Knights have a kind and quiet talk with one of the Dornish Hostages?. Doran and Lanei prove that, indeed, it is possible.
There are Sers... and Sers. Jaesin Lannister warns the dornish ladies about this and they find out that, apparently, he looks to be a good knight, and prone to keep his vows.
Ser Doran Dondarrion openly laments his actions in the Conquest earning him Ser Almer Connington's pity, as Liane Uller and Sarmion Stormbreaker look on.
Yet another encounter between a hostage and captors -- and this time, steel is drawn!