Take a closer look at weapons, wardrobe and words from this week's episode.
"The tassel is the skin of a python," weapons master Tommy Dunne reveals. "Then we have a blade that’s cut in and out on either side – basically like a tongue of a snake."
"This is my favorite armor this season," Costume Designer Michele Clapton shares, "We made lots of stamps, and actually created this snakeskin."
Sword master C.C. Smiff discusses filming with actor Hafthór Júlíus Björnsson in costume: "The whole shoot was so hot that it was like fighting in a wok. I know he’s one of the strongest men in the world, but his armor is still very, very heavy. Obviously he had to keep his proteins up and he did a great job."
A little bird delivers this pardon to Barristan Selmy, sealing Jorah's dismissal from Dany's service. As Jorah suspects, this is the work of Tywin Lannister, apparent in the seal of the King's Hand.
Ramsay presents this banner, adorned with the kraken of House Greyjoy, to his father Roose. By capturing Moat Cailin, Ramsay has secured the North for his father and "proved himself to be a worthy successor," explains series creator D.B. Weiss.
Ramsay's Note of Legitimacy
Roose bestows this letter upon his son, and Ramsay learns he's officially a Bolton. "I love the way that Iwan [Rheon] plays the moment," Weiss says. "For a split second, you almost feel yourself feeling for this person, until you remember what he is."