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Meanwhile, Arya rides with the Hound. They're heading toward the Twins and Edmure's wedding but first they come across a man on the road trying to fix his broken wagon and the Hound wants to kill him, but Arya begs him not to. The Hound finally agrees, telling Arya, "You're very kind, someday it'll get you killed." Arya responds to this by hitting the old man with a ham hock and then she and the Hound steal the cart so that they can better sneak into the Frey castle. The closer they get to the Twins, the more palpable Arya's need to see her mother and brother become. Ahhh, poor thing.
Have you been wondering how the other Stark children are doing? Well, look! Here's Bran and Rickon (who, in fairness, nobody ever wonders about) and the Reeds and Osha and Hodor. So, it turns out Jojen Reed can also tell when it's going to rain. The group finds shelter in an abandoned home that is no longer inhabited because of wildling raids. Wildling raids, you say? Well! Speaking of wildling raids, here's one on an old man who is also a horse breeder for the Night's Watch. The wildlings—Ygritte, Tormund Giantsbane, Orell, and some others—want to kill the old man, but Jon Snow thinks that's awful. He is quickly told that he needs to do it anyway and shut up about it. However, Jon distracts Ygritte when she tries to shoot the old man and he escapes. Wherever will he ride off to?
Look! He rides right to the place where Bran and everyone are hiding. The wildlings are in hot pursuit. Hodor knows something is wrong and he keeps shouting "Hodor! Hodor!" They all beg Hodor to be quiet, but he can't, until Bran's eyes roll back in his head and Hodor falls into a deep sleep. Orell heard Hodor but it doesn't really matter because the wildlings have more important things to think about, namely, getting Jon Snow to prove his loyalty by killing the old man.
Bran and Rickon's dire wolves come out to look at what's going on with the wildlings and the old man and Jojen tells Bran to enter the wolves to make sure that the wolves don't reveal themselves. Bran doesn't think he can, but, of course he can. It's a good thing too because, though, Jon is given the sword to kill the old man, he just can't do it and so Ygritte shoots the old man dead with an arrow. Tormund orders the rest of the wildlings to kill Jon and Ygritte, because Jon's a crow, and Ygritte's his woman, and so a battle ensues. Tormund and Ygritte struggle and he tells her, "You're not going to die for one of them." But what Tormund doesn't know is that Jon Snow is really good at oral, so Ygritte would actually happily die for him. Well, maybe not die for him. But fight for him. Anyway, it's a good thing that Bran enters the head of his direwolf, Summer, because he uses the wolf to help Jon. Jon then kills Orell, telling him, "You were right the whole time." Jon then jumps on a horse and gallops off, leaving Ygritte gasping and trembling with Tormund in the rain. Ygritte doesn't say anything here, but you just know she's planning on making a necklace out of Jon's cock, like she said she would if he ever betrayed her. Ouch.
And so now Bran knows for sure that he can get inside someone's mind whenever he wants. And not just animals' minds, but people's minds. Bran knows now that he needs to go north of the Wall, like Jojen has told him to all along. Osha refuses to go back there, but Bran doesn't want her there anyway. He wants her to go with Rickon to the Stark bannermen, the Umbers, so that they can find safety there. Rickon protests, but really, who cares what he wants anyway? No one. Bran points out that if something happens to him, or to Robb, then Rickon is heir to Winterfell, so Rickon needs to be protected. Which, yikes. Um, stay safe, Bran! But, also, now that Rickon and Bran are separated, this means that none of the remaining Stark children are together. This family is pretty much cursed more than any other family, aren't they? I think so.
Over in Yunkai, Daario makes quick work of the two men guarding the wall and it seems as if his plan will work, but then there are many many more men who come to attack him, Grey Worm, and Jorah. Luckily, our intrepid trio kill them all. But then there are even more. What will ever become of them? Are you worried?
Dany is worried! Of course she is! Ser Jorah has been her right hand man for ages now! Why wouldn't she be worried about him? And Grey Worm! That's the leader of her unsullied. She set this man free. Of course she cares about him! Never fear, because here come Jorah and Grey Worm! They are all right. Dany doesn't really seem to care. She really just wants Daario though. Poor Jorah. He's all heartbroken and shit. Daario, of course, is just fine. Daario is more than fine. He tells Dany, "The city is yours, my Queen." And gets down on one knee, spreading a cape out before her. He's so hot with those fucked-up teeth of his, he really is.