Headey appears as Queen Cersei Lannister in the seventh episode of Game of Thrones, You Win Or You Die. Sean Bean plays Lord Eddard Stark, the Hand of the King. In King’s Landing, Lord Eddard has discovered that Prince Joffrey Baratheon is the son of Cersei and her brother, Jaime Lannister, the secret that he believes the previous Hand of the King died for. Knowing that King Robert Baratheon will kill Cersei and her children if he learns the truth, but believing that it is his duty to tell him, Lord Eddard confronts Cersei and tells her that she must leave the capital. Cersei responds that Lord Eddard could have taken the throne during Robert’s rebellion, and says this was his mistake. She warns him that in the Game of Thrones, you win or you die.