Game of thrones review season 5 episode 5- Bad news people, Ser Baristan is dead. Daenerys calls for the leaders of the great families of Mereen, along with Hizdahr, and brings them to the catacombs where her dragons are chained. One of the men is fed to the dragons and the others are imprisoned.
The point is made. Daenerys is having second thoughts about whether she should show mercy like ser Baristan advised, or kill all the masters like Daario advises. She speaks to Missandei who reminds her that sometimes only Daenerys can see the right decision.
The fighting pits will be open again only to free people, and she will marry one of the leaders of the families thinking of Hizdarh himself, as Daenerys says to him visiting his prison cell and apologizing.
Near Winterfell, Brienne sends word to Sansa that whenever she is in need of help, she should light a candle at the top of the Broken Tower. Ramsay’s lover, Myranda, is jealous and takes Sansa to the kennels to show her something from her past. There Sansa sees Theon Grayjoy in one of the kennels on the ground like a dog. Theon later tells Ramsay about the encounter.
At the dining table Ramsay raises a toast in honor of his wedding to be. He calls for more wine and as Theon brings it, he introduces him as Reek and makes him apologize to Sansa about killing her brothers. Ramsay decides to make Theon the one to give away Sansa at the wedding. Roose interrupts the moment with announcing that he will have a son.
Ramsay is furious. He talks to his father alone asking him about the baby. Roose says that Ramsay is his son until a real son comes. Roose tells him the story about his mother and insures Ramsay that the North is theirs and if they want to keep Ramsay needs to help Roose defeat Stannis.
Sam reads in the library when Stannis visits him, asking about his encounter with the Army of the Dead. Sam tells him that he killed the White Walker with dragon glass and is trying to find something that explains why. The only thing that he was able to find is that the children of the forest used to hunt with dragon glass.
He tells Sam to keep reading, so they know what they are up against and how to fight them. Stannis marches for Winterfell and he takes his wife and daughter with him.
At Castle Black, Jon consults with Maester Aemon about a decision and Aemon encourages him to be strong. Jon makes a proposal to Thormund to gather the people north of the Wall and bring them across. Jon promises he will open the gates and let them through, he will give them lands south of the wall, only if they help with the defense against the White Walkers when the time comes.
Thormund agrees but only if Jon as the Lord Commander comes with him and tell them that personally. Only Sam of all the Men of the Watch is supporting Jon in his decision as he tries to explain that the wildlings, as they are now, are much better than what they would become if the White Walkers get to them first and add them to their Army.
Jorah and Tyrion sail through the ruins of Valyria to escape the pirates who fear the city after the Doom that destroyed the entire civilization. As they are stunned from the sight of Drogon flying above them, they are attacked by the stone men, people greatly affected with the Grayscale.
Jorah fights them off before saving Tyrion who falls into the water and is almost drowned by one of the stone men who pulls him to the depths.