*This post contains mild spoilers for A Song of Ice and Fire. Please be careful if you are spoiler-sensitive.*
Tonight’s episode, “Cripples, Bastards and Broken Things,” almost felt like an appendix to the last three weeks. Just as the appendices in each ASOIAF book give us useful information about the histories of the noble houses, Episode 4 was full of backstory that enriches the events and characters we’ve seen the last three weeks.