The Reachlords and Riverlords are trapped between a force in front of them and a force behind when they reach the Dornish keep of Salt Shore.
Daeron's dream of conquest ends in blood spilled on the sands of Dorne.
The alliance between Ser Burton and Ser Luthor grows as Ser Alek Reyne is taken into the fold.
A bout of drinking to pass the time turns into the formation of an unlikely alliance.
The Dornish army turns to face the chasing royal force at a vital oasis, the source of the river Scourge
The Young Dragon considers charming Ser Jarwen for an important task, securing a watering place when the army marches through the desert.
King Daeron requires knights to help locate the Dornish army, which has been keeping its position obscure.
The previous day's unexpected tidings prove to be hopeful indeed, once more information arrives at Sunspear.
Unexpected tidings from the Planky Town causes confusion and then hope in Sunspear.
The Sand Dog sorties out of Yronwood, breaking out of the siege despite the efforts of the king's men to stop them.
The king's army reaches Yronwood, expecting to lift the siege ... and discovering to their surprise that the Dornishmen have seized the castle before he could arrive.
Concerned with the state of the situation about Yronwood, King Daeron consults certain knights.
A rising flood gives King Daeron an unexpected -- and dangerous -- opportunity to force a desperate crossing.
The Young Dragon surveys the enemy holding the far bank of the river that cuts across the Boneway. Ser Alek Reyne advises him.
The Dornish make a stand before an earthen rampart and dike they've made to block the king's progress down the Boneway. A furious battle follows. Afterwards, a surprising prisoner is recovered.