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Though reportedly isolated and secluded at the [[crofters' village]], [[Stannis Baratheon|Stannis]] is actively preparing for the looming battle against the [[House Bolton|Boltons]]. Stannis received the [[Braavos]]i [[Iron Bank of Braavos|banker]] [[Tycho Nestoris]] and the two signed a contract, Stannis is planning on sending the banker back to the [[Wall]] so he does not get caught up in the fighting.
 
Though reportedly isolated and secluded at the [[crofters' village]], [[Stannis Baratheon|Stannis]] is actively preparing for the looming battle against the [[House Bolton|Boltons]]. Stannis received the [[Braavos]]i [[Iron Bank of Braavos|banker]] [[Tycho Nestoris]] and the two signed a contract, Stannis is planning on sending the banker back to the [[Wall]] so he does not get caught up in the fighting.
  
Stannis is made aware of [[Arnolf Karstark]]'s planned treachery due to the message [[Jon Snow]] gave the banker. Stannis has Arnolf, his son [[Arthor Karstark|Arthor]] and three grandsons arrested and plans to execute them, though whether their death will be quick beheadings or by fire depends on their willingness to confess. Stannis is preparing his position to battle the coming vanguard of [[Roose Bolton]]'s army led by [[Hosteen Frey]]. Stannis is sending Ser [[Justin Massey]] to escort "[[Arya Stark]]" (actually [[Jeyne Poole]], though this is unknown to Stannis) back to the Wall to reunite the girl with her brother [[Jon Snow]] in gratitude for Snow warning him to amass the [[northern mountain clans]] rather than march straight into the Karstarks' plans.
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Stannis is made aware of [[Arnolf Karstark]]'s planned treachery due to the message [[Jon Snow]] gave the banker. Stannis has Arnolf, his son [[Arthor Karstark|Arthor]] and three grandsons arrested and plans to execute them, though whether their death will be quick beheadings or by fire depends on their willingness to confess. Stannis is preparing his position to battle the coming vanguard of [[Roose Bolton]]'s army led by [[Hosteen Frey]]. Stannis is sending Ser [[Justin Massey]] to escort "[[Arya Stark]]" (actually [[Jeyne Poole]], though this is unknown to Stannis) back to the Wall to reunite the girl with her brother [[Jon Snow]] in gratitude for Snow warning him to amass the [[northern mountain clans]] rather than march straight into Arnolf's trap.
  
 
Stannis also orders Massey to go with Tycho Nestoris to [[Braavos]], where Massey will use the money given to him by the [[Iron Bank of Braavos]] to hire sellsword companies until he has a force no less than twenty thousand strong, and then sail back to [[Westeros]]. Stannis also gives orders that if he is slain in the coming battle, Massey is still to do as instructed, with the intention of using the army to place [[Shireen Baratheon|Shireen]] on the Iron Throne.
 
Stannis also orders Massey to go with Tycho Nestoris to [[Braavos]], where Massey will use the money given to him by the [[Iron Bank of Braavos]] to hire sellsword companies until he has a force no less than twenty thousand strong, and then sail back to [[Westeros]]. Stannis also gives orders that if he is slain in the coming battle, Massey is still to do as instructed, with the intention of using the army to place [[Shireen Baratheon|Shireen]] on the Iron Throne.

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Synopsis

Though reportedly isolated and secluded at the crofters' village, Stannis is actively preparing for the looming battle against the Boltons. Stannis received the Braavosi banker Tycho Nestoris and the two signed a contract, Stannis is planning on sending the banker back to the Wall so he does not get caught up in the fighting.

Stannis is made aware of Arnolf Karstark's planned treachery due to the message Jon Snow gave the banker. Stannis has Arnolf, his son Arthor and three grandsons arrested and plans to execute them, though whether their death will be quick beheadings or by fire depends on their willingness to confess. Stannis is preparing his position to battle the coming vanguard of Roose Bolton's army led by Hosteen Frey. Stannis is sending Ser Justin Massey to escort "Arya Stark" (actually Jeyne Poole, though this is unknown to Stannis) back to the Wall to reunite the girl with her brother Jon Snow in gratitude for Snow warning him to amass the northern mountain clans rather than march straight into Arnolf's trap.

Stannis also orders Massey to go with Tycho Nestoris to Braavos, where Massey will use the money given to him by the Iron Bank of Braavos to hire sellsword companies until he has a force no less than twenty thousand strong, and then sail back to Westeros. Stannis also gives orders that if he is slain in the coming battle, Massey is still to do as instructed, with the intention of using the army to place Shireen on the Iron Throne.

Stannis also plans to have Theon Greyjoy executed, hoping to gain favor with his northern allies by exacting justice for the murders of Bran and Rickon Stark.[1]

References and Notes

  1. The Winds of Winter, Theon's sample chapter, made available on George R. R. Martin's website as of Dec 28th, 2011