Game Of Thrones: 8 Things We Learned From "The Laws Of Gods And Men"
7. Yaras Mission To Rescue Theon Doesnt Go As Planned
Theon, better known now as Reek, may be a slave to Ramsay Snow, but he still has one person left who cares about him. As we saw at the end of season 3, his sister Yara has assembled a group of Ironborn soldiers to help her free Theon. They finally arrive at the Dreadfort, and sneaking into the fortress proves to be easy. Capturing one of Ramsays men, Yara forces him to lead him to Theon. Leading her to the kennels, she unlocks her brothers cage, but Theon refuses to leave with her, believing it to be a trick. You see, Reek knows that if hes caught trying to escape, Ramsay will punish him. At that moment, Ramsay arrives (fresh and bloodied from his latest sexual exploit) with some of his men. The Dreadfort men and Ironborn fight briefly until Yara says that she only wants Theon. Ramsay responds by letting out one of the dogs. Yara and the remaining Ironborn run back to their boat, and when one of the men in the boat asks where about Theon, she responds, My brothers dead. The next morning, Ramsay calls Reek into his chamber and rewards him for not running away by preparing him a bath. Although cautious, Reek takes off his clothes and slowly enters the bath. Unlike most of Ramsays gifts, this is truly just a bath, and Ramsay cleans Reek. However, he also wants Reek to do something for him: help him take back a castle filled with bad men by pretending to be Theon Greyjoy. Yara hoped shed be successful in rescuing Theon, but as she discovered, there was nothing left to rescue. Even if there is a tiny part left of Theon left, Ramsay has broken down his will so much that only Reek is left, and Reek would never abandon his master. In her mind now, Yara is the last of the Balon Greyjoys children. As for Ramsays mission for Reek, it will be interesting whether Reek will be able to effectively play his former self to the men of the castle. If Reeks asking him to play Theon, he must need Reek to act dignified and highborn in order to fool these men.
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