In the Seven Kingdoms everything and everyone is in anticipation of the terrible war that ever hit the country.
After all, the War of the Five Kings has divided Westeros. The bloodthirsty and treacherous Lannisters hold the Iron Throne now occupied, supported by allies as ruthless as themselves. But elsewhere scalding tempers. The Red Wedding, so called because of the massacre of the guests, whose screams drowned out the music, has put bad blood among many. The perpetrators, the Freys are the butt of cruel revenge. To avenge their deaths. Martel also the southern Dorne.
On the Iron Islands, repeatedly subjected to violence by the rulers of Westeros, a new, cruel king takes the place of Balon Greyjoy …