I completely agree with you that from a longterm strategic standpoint, the Red Wedding was a mistake. Tywin thought he was doing Rains of Castamere 2.0. Instead he way well have set in motion the destruction of his own house through his shortsightedness.
What was so bad about the Red Wedding?
But Robb Stark’s death at the Red Wedding is more impactful and more emotionally destructive. … So, of course, the Red Wedding begins with Talisa’s stabbing and eventual death, a direct attack on Robb Stark’s family history and legacy. Robb and Talisa are so close to true happiness, so close to having it all.
Could the Red Wedding have been avoided?
Yes, the Red Wedding could have been avoided. All it would have taken was for Robb to keep Theon Greyjoy by his side. The deal struck between the Freys and the Starks would not have been broken. The loss of his brothers, his ancestral home, stem from Theon’s betrayal, and resulted in the Westerling event.
Who caused the Red Wedding?
The event is orchestrated by its host, Lord Walder Frey, as revenge for Robb’s breaking of a marriage pact he made with House Frey, and Walder’s conspirator, Lord Roose Bolton.
How was the Red Wedding planned?
Some people seem to think that Tywin engineered the red wedding, but that is wrong. On the Tyrion chapter after the red wedding, it’s quite clear that he recieved a letter from Walder Frey explaing the plan and the price that he had to pay (which was rather low) and Tywin answered yes. He planned nothing.
Does Robb Stark come back to life?
Ned Stark died maintaining his honor. His son died following his heart. On Sunday night, The King in the North’s rebellion to avenge his father came to a heartbreaking conclusion when he was betrayed by the scheming Lord Walder Frey. Yes, Robb Stark (Richard Madden) is dead.
How did the blackfish escape the Red Wedding?
Tom informed Edmure of LSH’s plans for the Freys and they made a escape plan for the Blackfish. Edmure went into Riverrun, told Bryden everything. They raised the portcullis and he escaped into the river.
What did they eat at the Red Wedding?
- The wedding feast began with a thin leek soup… Leek soup. …
- … followed by a salad of green beans, onions, and beets, river pike poached in almond milk… …
- … mounds of mashed turnips that were cold before they reached the table… …
- …jellied calves’ brains… …
- … …
- It was poor fare to set before a king…