Daenerys Targaryen is the last living daughter of Aerys Targaryen, the mad king. She sees herself as being the rightful ruler of Westeros. After her marriage to a Dothraki leader, and after the hatching of her three dragons, Daenerys has been amassing an army of mercenaries, soldiers, and slaves, in hopes of one day retaking Westeros.
Daario Naharis is the playboy leader of the mercenary army known as the Second Sons. He has sworn his loyalty to Daenerys and the two are now sexually involved.
Catelyn Stark is Ned’s wife. She was killed along with her son at the Red Wedding.
Brienne of Tarth is a mighty warrior tasked by Catelyn Stark, and aided by Jamie Lannister, to help find and keep safe the Stark daughters.
Brandon Stark is the second-youngest Stark. He lost the use of his legs when Jamie Lannister pushed him off the top of a tower. Since then, Bran has had visions and has discovered how to enter into the minds and control animals around him.