In the Game of Thrones Season 4 finale, Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage) once again managed to escape death, but not before causing a few deaths of his own. Now that Tyrion’s a fugitive, what’s in store in Season 5 for the Imp? While we can't know for sure, book spoilers plus some spoilers coming from set give us an idea.
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To Pentos? In the books, Tyrion’s first stop in exile is at the estate of Illyrio Mopatis in Pentos. We have seen this estate before in the pilot; it’s where Dany and Viserys are staying. While there, Illyrio arranges for Tyrion to be sent to Dany to offer his counsel. Tyrion is sent away with some new pals, including Griff and Young Griff, new character Tyrion eventually figures out are actually Jon Connington, an exiled former Hand to King Aerys (and Rhaegar Targaryen’s BFF), and Aegon, Rhaegar’s long-believed-dead son. Yeah, you read that right: There's another Targ in town. Except that so far, there have been no suggestions that either of these characters have been cast, so we have a feeling this plotline will be changed.
Captured! Twice! During their journey east, these three stop in the city of Volantis. While there, Tyrion visits a whorehouse, where he bumps into Jorah Mormont. Jorah captures Tyrion, planning to take him to Dany to make up for his earlier sins. However, during their journey, they’re also captured (sensing a theme?). We know from spoiler photos that Tyrion and Jorah do seem to link up on the show, though we're not sure if it happens in the same way.
Slavery. Tyrion and Jorah are sold into slavery, along with a third companion they pick up on the way, Penny, a dwarf who performed at Joffrey’s wedding (another character who has not, as far as we have heard, been cast). Eventually, they make it to Meereen and their slave master dies, and they are able to escape and flee to the Second Sons, just as Yunkai is going to war with Meereen.
Meeting with Dany? In the books, Jorah and Tyrion do not meet Dany (at least not yet), but based on these spoilers, they do on the show.
What parts of Tyrion's story do you think might be changed? Let us know in the comments below!