Coster-Waldau appears as Ser Jaime Lannister in the first episode of the second season of Game of Thrones, Dark Wings, Dark Words. Gwendoline Christie plays Brienne of Tarth, a female soldier loyal to Lady Catelyn Stark. Brienne marches the captive Jaime east towards King’s Landing, where she intends to ransom him for the release of the Stark noble family’s daughters. After encountering a farmer on the road, the pair fear they have been recognized. Jaime uses the distraction to seize a sword from Brienne, however she defeats him in a duel. As they fight, a group of soldiers allied to the Starks appear. They refuse to negotiate, and take the pair captive.