As 'Game of Thrones' opens its fourth season, the horrific events of the Red Wedding - orchestrated by a devious Tywin Lannister (Charles Dance) - figure to have a major impact on what comes next in this incredibly complex, often unwieldy, saga of rival families vying for power across the sprawling, mythical realm of Westeros.
Now that the evil Lannisters have vanquished most of their Stark foes, their grip on the Iron Throne appears to be stronger than ever. But can they survive their own bloated egos and inbred dysfunction, as well as new and ongoing threats on various fronts?
And will what's left of the tattered Stark clan rise up to make life miserable for them?
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