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For eleven years, the land of Westeros has been at peace, with King Robert Baratheon and queen Cercei reigning at King’s Landing in the south. King Robert decides one day to go visit his friend Lord Eddard Stark, who once helped him win the Iron Throne. Eddard Stark lives at Winterfell, a castle far in the north. With a full entourage and their son Joffrey, and it takes them a month to reach Winterfell.
Since the last war, Eddard Stark has lived a quiet life at Winterfell, not wanting to be caught in the court’s intrigues. He feels uneasy about the King’s unexpected visit, and as soon as they are alone together, the King asks Eddard for his help, saying that he needs him as his Hand. The former Hand has died mysteriously and he says that he is surrounded by traitors and that he trusts only Eddard. Eddard reflects on that, and while reluctant to accept, he does, out of a sense of duty to his old friend. At the same time, the King wishes to have his son