The king's forces continue their progress up the Boneway, despite the Dornish raids on the line of march. Ser Dalton Florent, tasked with command of a guarding troop of archers and Braavosi crossbowmen, consults with the king and Ser Sarmion after the most recent attack.
King Daeron discusses the progress of his march with Ser Dalton Florent, a veteran of his campaign to conqueor Dorne.
Reports from outriders lead the king to make a decision that will soon prove serendipitous.
The king's forces join those of Ser Sarmion Baratheon, who has led a march from the Dornish Marches. They discuss the respective dispositions of their forces and how they will proceed in the face of Dornish resistance.
The king assaults the Dornish shore with ships full of picked men, against stiff Dornish resistance.
The king discusses the progress of his fleet's journey with Ser Janden Melcolm and Ser Dagur Saltcliffe, and how the war with the Dornish rebel may proceed once he lands.
Beslon the Bad, infamous scoundrel and sellsword, meets a fitting end: betrayed by his own men for coin.
After establishing a siege of Vaith, several days pass with the Dornishmen and the sellswords staring at one another and occasionally trading arrows and bolts. Eventually, the Dornishmen offer to parley, and offers and counter-offers are made.
The forces led by Ser Laurent Dalt and Ser Baduin Santagar to liberate Vaith from the king's forces meet the notorious sellsword company, the Bright Banners, under the command of Beslon the Bad. A bloody battle ensues.
The Prince of Dorne announces a momentous decision, and calls upon his gathered court to advise him. Tensions run high before a plan is made.
Prince Rhodry, annoyed at his brother's refusal to act precipitously, suggests he's prepared to do something about it..