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House of Cards

Initially, I thought I'd be able to write about this show without containing spoilers. It turns out that I was wrong. So, I'll try to do this by writing a brief spoiler-free section and then continuing on into heavy, heavy spoilers.  1314

Game of Thrones: The Laws of Gods and Men – Season 4 Episode 6

There's a lot of things that happen in this episode. We finally get to see inside the Iron Bank, Daenerys faces the issues of rule and the Ironborn try to rescue Theon. However, the real meat of this episode and the undisputed show stealer is the trial of Tyrion Lannister for the murder of Joffrey. In the last scene of this episode Peter Dinklage delivers one of the best scenes of the season (maybe of the series). Recap When the episode begins, Stannis and Davos, visit the Iron Bank of Braavos to try to get financial support. The representatives of the Iron Bank are less that eager to aid Stannis in his quest to take his rightful place on the throne. They put it frankly that Stannis' current lack of resources and depleted navy do not add up to making him a sound investment. However, Davos is able to make an impassioned plea on Stannis' behalf. He tells the bank representatives that the current leaders of Westeros are either aging or unfit and that Stannis is the only fit leader left. On top of that, using his fingers (or lack there of) as an example, he points out that Stannis is a man who pays back his debts and doesn't just talk about it. It seems like the argument works as Davos is able to buy some help with a large box of coins to prepare to set out in the morning. Back in Meereen Daenerys' dragons are apparently roaming the countryside barbequing