Game of Thrones season four: HBO releases plot details about final June episodes


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HBO has released details about the forthcoming Game of Thrones episodes that will air in June.

Season four will take a break for a week for the Memorial Day weekend in the US, before resuming for the final three episodes in June.

Episode seven, “The Mockingbird”, will air in the US on Sunday 18 May and in the UK on Sky Atlantic on Monday 19 May as usual.

Episode eight, “The Mountain and The Viper”, will be directed by Game of Thrones regular Alex Graves, and is expected to determine the outcome of Tyrion’s trial.

The official synopsis reads: “Unexpected visitors arrive in Mole’s Town; Littlefinger’s motives are questioned; Ramsay tries to prove himself to his father; Tyrion’s fate is decided.”

Episode nine will debut a week later on 8 June. Entitled “The Watchers On The Wall”, the episode synopsis simply reads: “Jon Snow and the Night’s Watch face a big challenge.”

“The Children” will finish the season four run on Sunday 15 June.

The synopsis for episode 10 states: “Circumstances change after an unexpected arrival north of the Wall; Dany must face harsh realities; Bran learns more about his destiny; Tyrion sees the truth abouth is situation.”

This week's episode saw Tyrion Lanister ask for a trial by battle to determine his sentence.

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