In Harrenhal, Jaqen H’ghar, one of the three caged prisoners Arya Stark saved from death during her trip to the Wall pledges to kill three people of her choosing in order to repay his debt to her. She accepts and chooses the Tickler as the first, the man who tortures to death the captives that were brought there with her. After Renly’s sudden death at the hands of Melisandre’s shadowy assassin, Catelyn and Brienne are forced to flee from Renly’s camp. Theon sails from Pyke prepared to prove that he is a true Ironborn, with plans to overtake Winterfell while Robb is out fighting the war. The Night’s Watch arrive at an ancient fortress called the Fist of the First Men, where they intend to make a stand.