Tywin promises an army for Jaime to retrieve Tyrion.
Ned confronts Cersei about her children and suggests she leave King's Landing.
Robert dies, and leaves Ned in charge. Ned decides that since Robert has no true born children, the throne belongs to Robert's brother, Stannis.
Renly throws his hat into the ring; he wants to be King.
The new crop of the Night's watch are given their orders. Jon and his friends are all stewards, a job Jon finds demeaning.
Baelish offers his assistance to Ned to ignore what he knows and work to keep Joffrey in line for the throne.
Daenerys is almost killed while at market. Robert's last words were to spare her life. Jorah did not get the news, but chose to protect Daenerys anyway.
A battle erupts at King's Landing for the throne, and others are placing themselves in position to do the same.
Cersei: Targareyans wed brothers and sisters for 300 years to keep the bloodline pure. Jaime and I are more than brother and sister. We shared a womb. We came into this world together, we belong together.
Ned: My son saw you with him.
Cersei: Do you love your children?
Ned: With all my heart.
Cersei: As do I.
Ned: And they're all Jaime's.
Cersei: Thank the Gods for that.
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Your mother's dead, before long I'll be dead, and you, and your brother, and your sister and all of her children. All of us dead, all of us rotting in the ground. It's the family name that lives on. That's all that lives on. Not your personal glory, not your honor, but family. Do you understand?Tywin
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