I was really trying to get everyone on the road to Winterfell, but Cersei just refused to leave King’s Landing. So I guess there will be another little variation from cannon. I can’t wait to see what the stubborn woman does when we leave her alone in King’s Landing for nearly a year.
Cersei laughed. “I’m not leaving, brother. We are staying in King’s Landing while my husband goes on his wild snark hunt.”
“I believe he is looking for a new hand, not a grumpkin,” Jaime replied.
“I know what he’s looking for. I’m not going.” Cersei was angry at being woken up so early and still groggy from sleep. “You aren’t going either.”
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