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'Game of Thrones' 2.09 Preview: Tyrion and Stannis Lead Blackwater Battle

May 21, 2012 (2:48 am) GMT
'They're too many,' says King Joffrey in fear as Stannis and his forces reach King's Landing to attack the city by both land and sea.

Tyrion and Stannis are finally facing off each other on "" next week. The bell rings in King's Landing, spreading terror among the residents as Stannis' fleet arrives at the capital of Westeros and launches assaults to claim the throne.

Tyrion leads his army to defend the lives of the Lannisters in a fight that would be called the Blackwater battle. King Joffrey begins to fear for their fate as he realizes they are outnumbered by Stannis' army.

Serving as the penultimate episode of season 2, "Blackwater" will air Sunday, May 27 at 9 P.M. on HBO. Teasing about the battle that takes place at night, executive producer David Beniof recently said, "Flaming arrows at night look gorgeous."

Liam Cunningham who plays Ser Davos Seaworth additionally gushed, "[It's] gonna be immense. I think it's gonna be beautiful."

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