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In the middle of a storm [[Davos Seaworth|Davos]] is marched before [[Godric Borrell]], Lord of [[Sweetsister]]. He was captured by Borrell's men while trying to find passage off the island to [[White Harbor]]. The fleet of [[Salladhor Saan]] has been smashed by storms since heading south from the [[Wall]], until Saan, frustrated by [[Stannis Baratheon]]'s continual inability to make good on his promises, has abandoned his cause, leaving his old friend Davos on Sweetsister after Davos refused to journey south with him. Davos conceals this fact from Borrell, telling him that Saan has traveled south to raid the Lannisters at Stannis' command. Borell tells Davos that [[Lysa Arryn]] is dead - and [[Tywin Lannister]], at the hand of [[Tyrion Lannister|his dwarf son]]. We also learn that a shipload of [[House Frey|Frey]]s have reached White Harbor, with its Lord, [[Wyman Manderly]] of White Harbor having pledged his allegiance to [[Tommen Baratheon|King Tommen]]. The news dismays Davos, but he hides his reaction and asks Borrell to help him get to White Harbor.
 
In the middle of a storm [[Davos Seaworth|Davos]] is marched before [[Godric Borrell]], Lord of [[Sweetsister]]. He was captured by Borrell's men while trying to find passage off the island to [[White Harbor]]. The fleet of [[Salladhor Saan]] has been smashed by storms since heading south from the [[Wall]], until Saan, frustrated by [[Stannis Baratheon]]'s continual inability to make good on his promises, has abandoned his cause, leaving his old friend Davos on Sweetsister after Davos refused to journey south with him. Davos conceals this fact from Borrell, telling him that Saan has traveled south to raid the Lannisters at Stannis' command. Borell tells Davos that [[Lysa Arryn]] is dead - and [[Tywin Lannister]], at the hand of [[Tyrion Lannister|his dwarf son]]. We also learn that a shipload of [[House Frey|Frey]]s have reached White Harbor, with its Lord, [[Wyman Manderly]] of White Harbor having pledged his allegiance to [[Tommen Baratheon|King Tommen]]. The news dismays Davos, but he hides his reaction and asks Borrell to help him get to White Harbor.
  
Borrell tells of his meeting with [[Eddard Stark]] during [[Robert's Rebellion]]. Ned was attempting to reach [[Winterfell|Winterfell]] so he could call his banners and join Robert's Rebellion, while avoiding [[Gulltown]], which was loyal to [[Aerys II Targaryen|the Mad King]]. Stark had arrived at the [[Three Sisters]] after crossing the mountains to the Fingers, where he convinced a fisherman to carry him to White Harbor.  The fisherman drowned during passage, but the fisherman's daughter got Ned to The Sisters.  Lord Godric asserts that Ned left the fisherman's daughter with a bag of silver and a bastard son, whom she named [[Jon Snow]], after Arryn. Borrell's father decided to let Ned go on his way instead of turning him in to the [[House Targaryen|Targaryens]] after telling Ned "If you lose, you were never here".
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Borrell tells of his meeting with [[Eddard Stark]] during [[Robert's Rebellion]]. Ned was attempting to reach [[Winterfell|Winterfell]] so he could call his banners and join Robert's Rebellion, while avoiding [[Gulltown]], which was loyal to [[Aerys II Targaryen|the Mad King]]. Stark had arrived at the [[Three Sisters]] after crossing the mountains to the Fingers, where he convinced a fisherman to carry him to White Harbor.  The fisherman drowned during passage, but the fisherman's daughter got Ned to The Sisters.  Lord Godric asserts that Ned left the fisherman's daughter with a bag of silver and a bastard son, whom she named [[Jon Snow]], after Arryn. Borrell's father decided to let Ned go on his way instead of turning him over to the [[House Targaryen|Targaryens]] after telling Ned "If you lose, you were never here".
  
 
Borrell decides to let Davos go on his way instead of turning him in, just as his father did to Ned Stark. Davos echos the sentiments expressed by Ned Stark and agrees to deny his presence in Sweetsister if Stannis winds up on the losing side of the conflict.
 
Borrell decides to let Davos go on his way instead of turning him in, just as his father did to Ned Stark. Davos echos the sentiments expressed by Ned Stark and agrees to deny his presence in Sweetsister if Stannis winds up on the losing side of the conflict.

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Synopsis

Davos's on Sweetsister - by Marc Fishman ©

In the middle of a storm Davos is marched before Godric Borrell, Lord of Sweetsister. He was captured by Borrell's men while trying to find passage off the island to White Harbor. The fleet of Salladhor Saan has been smashed by storms since heading south from the Wall, until Saan, frustrated by Stannis Baratheon's continual inability to make good on his promises, has abandoned his cause, leaving his old friend Davos on Sweetsister after Davos refused to journey south with him. Davos conceals this fact from Borrell, telling him that Saan has traveled south to raid the Lannisters at Stannis' command. Borell tells Davos that Lysa Arryn is dead - and Tywin Lannister, at the hand of his dwarf son. We also learn that a shipload of Freys have reached White Harbor, with its Lord, Wyman Manderly of White Harbor having pledged his allegiance to King Tommen. The news dismays Davos, but he hides his reaction and asks Borrell to help him get to White Harbor.

Borrell tells of his meeting with Eddard Stark during Robert's Rebellion. Ned was attempting to reach Winterfell so he could call his banners and join Robert's Rebellion, while avoiding Gulltown, which was loyal to the Mad King. Stark had arrived at the Three Sisters after crossing the mountains to the Fingers, where he convinced a fisherman to carry him to White Harbor. The fisherman drowned during passage, but the fisherman's daughter got Ned to The Sisters. Lord Godric asserts that Ned left the fisherman's daughter with a bag of silver and a bastard son, whom she named Jon Snow, after Arryn. Borrell's father decided to let Ned go on his way instead of turning him over to the Targaryens after telling Ned "If you lose, you were never here".

Borrell decides to let Davos go on his way instead of turning him in, just as his father did to Ned Stark. Davos echos the sentiments expressed by Ned Stark and agrees to deny his presence in Sweetsister if Stannis winds up on the losing side of the conflict.

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