As we begin Season 4 of "Game of Thrones," House Stark, or what's left of it, is scattered and hanging on for dear life. Bran and his eclectic caravan are somewhere beyond the wall while Arya narrowly escaped her brother and mother's fate thanks to the hound.
Sansa Stark grieves in King's Landing where she's now Sansa Lannister. And although Tyrion may not be the man of her dreams, he could teach Sansa a thing or two about playing the game of thrones.
King Joffrey will marry Margaery Tyrell in short order. And Joffrey's mom Cersei is engaged to Margaery's brother, Loras Tyrell.
A one-armed Jamie Lannister is looking for a new beginning -- both professionally and with Cersei. At least he's made a new friend in Brienne.
Love is never cut and dried in this world, and no one knows that better than Jon Snow and Ygritte.
Last season Jon Snow infiltrated the wildling camp -- well now he's broken his cover and Ygritte's heart in the process.
Across the Narrow Sea, Khaleesi is still sacking cities, freeing slaves and raising three epic dragons.
A new face you need to know is the Red Viper, played by Pedro Pascal. He's got a debt to pay back to the Lannisters and his only currency is blood.