Death has many faces. Across Westeros and Essos, protagonists look to fill a power vacuum. At Castle Black, Jon struggles to balance the demands of the Night’s Watch with those of new arrival Stannis. Meanwhile, Cersei scrambles to hold on to power in King’s Landing amidst the Tyrells and the rise of a religious group led by the enigmatic High Sparrow, while Jaime Lannister embarks on a secret mission. Across the Narrow Sea, Arya Stark seeks an old friend, while a fugitive Tyrion finds a new cause. Daenerys finds that her tenuous hold on Meereen requires some hard sacrifices.