Jon Snow packs his possessions. Referencing Hardhome, Edd tries to convince his friend not to leave, but Jon is adamant he has fulfilled his oath. A horn sounds as Brienne, Podrick, and Sansa Stark arrive at Castle Black. Filthy and road-worn, Sansa looks around the courtyard, locking eyes with her stunned half-brother. Jon approaches her slowly, and the two embrace.
Once clean and warm, Sansa asks Jon to forgive her childhood behavior towards him. The two agree to stick together but Sansa tells Jon they must take Winterfell back from the Boltons. Jon states he is tired of fighting, but Sansa, no longer a girl, replies, “I’ll do it myself, if I have to.”
Asked if she plans to stay at Castle Black, Melisandre tells Davos she will “do as Jon Snow commands,” but lowers her eyes when he mentions Stannis and presses her about Shireen’s death. Brienne interrupts and surprises the pair when she declares, without remorse, that she was Stannis’ executioner.
Silently eating with Jon, Sansa, and Edd, Tormund eyes Brienne in fascination. A Bolton letter arrives, taunting Jon with Rickon’s imprisonment and threats against Sansa. "Come and see," Ramsay taunts, signing it "Lord of Winterfell." Realizing Roose has been murdered, Sansa entreats her brother once more to take up arms for their home.
Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish arrives in the Vale with a gift for Robin Arryn. Suspicious of Littlefinger’s role in Sansa’s marriage to Ramsay, Robin’s guardian Lord Royce is incensed by Littlefinger's insinuation that he betrayed Sansa’s travel plans. Looking to Robin for defense, Royce finds his ward is on Littlefinger’s side; immediately cowed by mention of the Moon Door, Royce proclaims his faithfulness to House Arryn. Littlefinger subtly manipulates the boy to “forgive” Royce and help Sansa, whom Littlefinger assumes is headed to Castle Black.
The High Sparrow tells Margaery of his own humble origins: He was a cobbler who strove for luxury before realizing his indulgence was all for nothing. Impressed with her knowledge of The Seven-Pointed Star, he allows Margaery to visit Loras. Margaery is startled by her brother’s condition, and encourages him to stay strong, but Loras begs his sister to "let them win."
Finding Pycelle attempting to mentor Tommen, Cersei cuts the Grand Maester short, only to discover her son has been meeting with the High Sparrow. The young king is reluctant to share information he has received, but Cersei promises, “I am your mother. You can always trust me.”
Jaime and Cersei join the Small Council, gaining Olenna Tyrell and Kevan Lannister’s attention by revealing that a Walk of Atonement has been planned for Margaery. Jaime suggests the Tyrell army take Margaery back into Crown custody while the royal army stands down, in keeping with Tommen’s wishes. When Cersei reminds Kevan this may be his only chance to save his son Lancel as well, he points out it could mean civil war. Olenna acknowledges it’s a price worth paying.
Theon Greyjoy enters Pyke's Great Hall, unable to meet Yara’s gaze. Demanding he look at her, Yara berates him for the men who died trying to save him, and accuses her brother of angling for the throne on the heels of Balon’s death. Theon assures her he only just received the news and tries to assuage her suspicions: “You should rule the Iron Islands.”
Inside his Winterfell chambers, Ramsay Bolton peels an apple as Osha is brought in. Her lack of fear intrigues the lord. Claiming no affection for Rickon, Osha eyes a paring knife and attempts to seduce Ramsay. Realizing too late that Theon has divulged her role in the Stark boys’ escape, she grabs for the knife, but isn’t fast enough. Ramsay shoves a dagger into the wilding’s neck, and resumes his snack as Osha falls to the floor.
Tyrion invites three envoys to Meereen, offering a deal: The Masters will have seven years to abolish slavery, and will be compensated for their losses in return. He leaves the men with comely company to deliberate, to Missandei’s disapproval. A group of Freedmen express outrage their enemies have entered the city, putting Missandei and Grey Worm in an awkward position. They defend Tyrion’s tactic for making peace, but afterwards, warn their interim leader the Masters can never be trusted.
Climbing for a view of Vaes Dothrak, Daario Naharis teases the winded Jorah he would not have the stamina for the Mother of Dragons. Jorah, in deference to the rules of the city, removes his weapons. Daario begins to hand over his blades, but stops when he notices Jorah’s greyscale, opting to hide his dagger himself. They sneak into the city, and though they try to avoid Dothraki revelers, they're caught in an alley. Daario snaps the neck of one Dothraki, while Jorah is knocked down by the other. Daario stabs the Screamer with his contraband dagger, but realizing the wound will look suspicious, picks up a rock and crushes his head to hide it.
Inside the temple, Daenerys is introduced to a young priestess who escorts her outside for some air. Emerging from the shadows, Daario grabs the girl, but Dany commands him not to kill her.
The following evening, Danaerys faces the khals. “You are small men,” she tells them, “Under you, the Dothraki will be a small people.” Moro’s rage surfaces as Daenerys claims she will be the better leader. Calmly, she pushes over lit braziers, setting fire to the temple, and serenely watches the men burn. Emerging from the flames naked and "unburnt" Daenerys looks on defiantly as the khalasars, Dosh Khaleen, Jorah and Daario all prostrate themselves before her.
Sansa, Brienne and Podrick arrive at Castle Black as the former is reunited with Jon Snow. Sansa tries to persuade Jon to march on Winterfell using the wildling army but Jon is hesistant, being tired of fighting. At Winterfell, Osha attempts to assassinate Ramsay, but is killed herself in the process. Ramsay sends a letter to Jon, threating harm to Rickon if Sansa is not returned. In Meereen, Tyrion meets with the slave masters of Slaver's Bay to offer peace if they will end slavery within seven years, an action that angers Missandei and Grey Worm. Littlefinger returns to the Vale to meet with Robin and tells him to mobilise their soldiers against Ramsay Bolton. In Kings Landing, Margarey is permitted to visit Loras whilst Cersei, Jamie, Kevan and Lady Olenna plan an assassination attempt on the High Sparrow. Theon arrives at Pyke and explains to Yara that he will support her claim at the Kingsmoot. Daario and Jorah arrive at Vaes Dothrak, with the former discovering about the latter's greyscale. They stumble across Daenerys during a night time assault and hatch a plan for her escape. Daenerys goes to meet with the khals including Moro and burns them to death using the hut's burning pedestals. When she emerges unhurt, the Dothraki bow to her.
Sansa's party arrives at Castle Black as she is reunited with Jon. In Meereen, Tyrion meets with the slave masters of Slaver's Bay to offer peace if they will end slavery within a period of seven years, an action that angers the former slaves. Baelish returns to the Vale to mobilize their soldiers against Ramsay. Naharis learns about Mormont's greyscale as they arrive in Vaes Dothrak. In King's Landing, Margaery is permitted to visit Loras while Cersei, Jaime, Kevan and Olenna put aside their differences and plan a defeat of the Sparrows. Theon arrives at Pyke and explains to Yara that he will support her claim at the Kingsmoot. In Winterfell, Osha attempts to assassinate Ramsay but is killed by him. Ramsay sends a letter to Jon, threatening harm to Rickon if Sansa is not returned. She convinces Jon to march south in order to take back Winterfell. Daenerys meets with the Khals and sets the temple of the Dosh Khaleen on fire, in the process killing Moro and the other Khals. When she emerges unhurt, the Dothraki kneel to her.
Eddison asks Jon Snow what now? and reminds him of what is coming, Jon replies he has already given his life for the Night's Watch. A horn sounds, visitors arrive at the gates to Castle Black. Sansa, Brienne and Pod. Sansa and Jon hug each other warmly. Later they share a soup, and reminisce. Jon is tired of fighting and killing but Sansa wants help to take back the North. They decide to go and take back their home, Winterfell. Davos and Melisandre talk, she says Jon is the 'Prince That Was Promised" . Davos asks what happened to Shireen Baratheon. Brienne joins them and states bluntly she executed Stannis. Robin Arryn, the Young Lord of the Vale, House Arryn, feebly tries archery. Littlefinger arrives and presents the teen with a gift of a gyrfalcon. Yohn Royce wonders why he had returned, the two men bicker. Baelish gets agreement for the Knights of the Vale to help Sansa. In Mereen the four Ruling Council, Tyrion, Varys, Grey Worm, Missandei; discuss upcoming negotiations with the Slave Masters. The slavers want Daenerys and the rest gone. Tyrion offers them seven years to end the practice, there will be some compensation, and if they cut off the Sons of the Harpy. The men are given female escorts and told to consider the offer. Then Tyrion meets a delegation of upset former slaves from Mereen. They don't trust Tyrion but Grey Worm and Missandei support the Lannister. Alone later, Grey Worm urges Tyrion not to trust the Slavers. Jorah and Daario walk through the hills, Jorah is tiring. Daario brags about being the one chosen by Daenerys. They overlook Vaes Dothrak and plan their entry. Jorah says they need to remove their weapons, as they unload, Daario notices the greyscale on Jorah's forearm. At night they sneak into the Dothraki City. They need to kill two locals to keep quiet, Jorah is beaten up. In the tent with other widows the Dothraki women talk, there is a meeting of the Khals the next day when Daenerys' fate will be decided. Walking outside with another woman, Daario and Jorah appear and urge escape, Dany refuses, for now. In the Sept, Margaery Tyrell is brought to the High Sparrow. He questions her and feels she is not ready for atonement. He recalls his past as a cobbler who worked hard for money and fine goods until he realized it was all pointless. He takes Margaery to see her brother Loras in a dark cell. Loras is completely broken, his sister tries to boost him up. Cersei tells Grand Maester Pycelle to leave King Tommen alone. Tommen is worried for Margaery and seems to be willing to appease the High Sparrow. Tommen then trusts his mother and tells her about a private conversation he had with the High Septon. Cersei and Jaime meet with Olenna and Kevan. The four plan a combined Tyrell/Lannister action against the High Sparrow during Margaey's upcoming Walk of Atonement. In the foggy north Theon arrives at the Iron Islands. Yara is not happy to see him. She is still upset he betrayed her earlier when they tried to save him from Bolton. Theon weeps and says he has no wish to be King, only to help her rule. In Winterfell, Osha is brought to see Ramsay Bolton. Osha attempts to downplay her role with the Starks, she tries to seduce Ramsay. But he knows all from torturing Theon and slits her throat, then wipes the knife and continues eating an apple. A Bolton messenger arrives at Castle Black under a white flag. The letter is brought to Jon who is dining with the others. Ramsay has written a letter challenging Jon and noting he has Rickon prisoner. Ramsay signs the letter Lord of Winterfell and Warden of the North. Sansa says Ramsay has 5000 men, Tormund only has 2000, but they have to go and take back Winterfell. The Dothraki Khals bring Daenerys to them in a large hut. She tells them her plans. They hear her out but then laugh, insult her and threaten to take turns raping her. Calmly, she tips the burning braziers and the hut erupts in flames. The Dothraki Khals scream and burn. As the other Dothraki citizens come to see, Daenerys steps out of the raging inferno, completely nude and unharmed. Everyone bows to her in awe, Jorah and Daario come forward and bend their knees.