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Game of Thrones: Dark Wings Dark Words

One of my most favorite scenes in Game of Thrones S03E02: Dark Wings Dark Words is where Talisa sits down to have a word with Catelyn Stark who is busy making a prayer wheel for the Faith of the Seven. The gravity with which Lady Stark voices out her remorse (with a hint of stubbornness)  is absolutely compelling. Michelle Fairley was brilliant here!
Talisa Maegyr: May I help you, Lady Stark? Catelyn Stark: No. Talisa Maegyr: I'm sorry, I shouldn't have... Catelyn Stark: You can't help because a mother makes one [a prayer wheel] Catelyn Stark: for her children to protect them. Only a mother can make them. Talisa Maegyr: You've made them before? Catelyn Stark: Twice. Talisa Maegyr: Did they work? Catelyn Stark: After a fashion. I prayed for my son Bran to survive his fall. Many years before that, one of the boys came down with the pox. Maester Luwin said if he made it through the night, he'd live. But it would be a very long night. So I sat with him all through the darkness, …