A Game of Thrones
by George R. R. Martin
A Game of Thrones Chapter 51 Summary
How It All Goes Down
- Arya's last "dancing lesson" with Syrio Forel is interrupted by Ser Meryn Trant (fully armored) and some Lannister guards. Syrio tells Arya to run and buys her time. (Excellent fight scene here.)
- Arya runs to the stables (which has a lot of dead Stark men in it) and finds her packed chest, with Needle hidden on the bottom. She is nearly caught by a stable boy, but she kills him.
- Arya realizes that the gates will be guarded, so she goes toward the secret underground tunnel she originally found in Chapter 33.
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