Despite the world’s problems with HBO Go, everyone’s favorite show to scream at is back. Welcome to season 4 of Game of Thrones. Based on the first episode, we’re going to be in for one heck of a ride.
Here are the best moments from the episode to get you excited for the rest of the season:
1. Ned’s Sword Ice Is Melted Down and Turned into 2 New Swords
The sword, the legend. Ned Stark’s giant sword, Ice, made of valuable valyrian steel, was forged into two smaller, lesser swords. What makes matters worse is that the evil Tywin does it while the Rains of Castamere plays.
2. Jamie Has a Gold Hand
After having his sword hand was brutally chopped off during the war, Jamie has finally returned home to King’s Landing. Now, he needs something to replace that hideous stump, and it’s a golden hand.
3. Cersei Rejects Jamie
4. We Finally Meet the Bisexual Badass Oberyn Martell
We have not seen a guy this cool on the show in ages. He has the swagger of James Bond, the sword skills of Jamie Lannister, and he hates the Lannisters almost as much as the Starks.
5. Martell Is There to Avenge the Murder of His Sister
During the war to usurp the mad king, Oberyn’s sister was raped and killed by Gregor Clegean, a.k.a The Mountain. Now he’s back in town to “pay his debts” to the Lannisters for what their henchman did to his sister.
On the second part of the episode, Arya and the Hound kill, a lot.