Coster-Waldau appears as Ser Jaime Lannister in the seventh episode of Game of Thrones, You Win or You Die. Charles Dance plays Jaime’s father, Lord Tywin Lannister. At the edge of the Riverlands in the centre of Westeros, Lord Tywin has assembled an army to oppose the Stark noble family, headed by Lord Eddard, and the Tully noble family of his wife, Lady Catelyn, for the capture of his youngest son Tyrion. He tells Jaime that the war will determine whether the Lannister family becomes a dynasty that will last a thousand years, or cease to exist. He orders Jaime to take 30,000 men to attack the Tully stronghold Riverrun in order to make Jaime a leader and restore the Lannister family’s honor.