This is episode is titled "Dark Wings, Dark Words" because urgent news from ravens are said to be bad news. In this episode Sansa Stark is introduced to Olenna Tyrell and is incautious when questioned about King Joffrey Baratheon. Shae asksTyrion Lannister for help protecting Sansa. Jaime Lannisterprovokes Brienne into a duel but finds himself recaptured.Arya Stark crosses paths with the Brotherhood Without Banners and is recognized by their new prisoner Sandor Clegane. Ravens bring dark news to the King in the North atHarrenhal; his brothers are still missing and Hoster Tully has died. Jon Snow learns about wargs from the Free Folk. Bran Stark is surprised to meet new allies in the barren North.