This episode additionally launched a couple of new characters, together with the Robust brothers and a set of Lannister twins.
On this episode, we’re launched to Otto Hightower’s older brother, Lord Hobert, who got here to King’s Touchdown from Oldtown. Hobert appears to be extremely eager to push Rhaenyra out of the road of succession, and keep his home’s affect over the Seven Kingdoms by his niece, Alicent.
Lord Lyonel Robust has already been within the present up to now (he is the Grasp of Legal guidelines who sits on King Viserys’ Small Council), however this episode was the primary introduction to his sons Harwin “Breakbones” Robust and Larys Robust, who has a delivery defect in his leg that makes it troublesome for him to stroll and not using a cane.
When Rhaenyra got here again from the Kingswood with the useless boar, Harwin Robust regarded significantly enamored by the sight of the princess.
Final however not least, this episode launched twins Tyland and Jason Lannister. Tyland was the one who first introduced information of the Stepstones battle to Viserys in the beginning of the episode, and Jason Lannister is the one scheming to marry Rhaenyra.
Jason is at the moment the Lord of Casterly Rock on this time interval, which makes him the ancestor to Tywin, Cersei, Jaime, and Tyrion Lannister as soon as the story reaches the occasions in “Recreation of Thrones.”