Everything you need to understand or teach A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin.
A Clash of Kings is a fantasy novel by George R.R. Martin, which concerns the struggle for the throne of the Seven Kingdoms. There are several claimants to the throne, including Joffrey Baratheon, the current king, Stannis Baratheon, Renly Baratheon, Robb Stark, Daenerys Targaryen, and Balon Greyjoy. At the beginning, a red comet has appeared in the sky, and no one knows quite what to make of it. Cressen is an advisor to Stannis, who has now been taking advice from Melisandre. She wants Stannis to kill his brother, Renly Baratheon, so Stannis can take the throne. Cressen is shocked at this and tries to poison her. They drink from the same cup, and Cressen dies while Melisandre's amulet protects her.
A man named Yoren helps Arya Stark escape from King's Landing after her father, Eddard Stark, is executed. He plans to take her home. Sansa Stark...
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