George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones #2
The monumental epic fantasy George RR Martin continues in this dazzlingly wrought graphic novel adaptation . In the second volume of Game of Thrones , the irresistible plot thickens and the spellbinding magic of a master storyteller deepens . For Eddard Stark , Lord of Winterfell and Warden of the North, a new role now beckons : Hand of the King - a position of power second only to his majesty himself . But that's life at court, in luxurious King's Landing , any life at quenching a man of action like Stark ? This is the king's invitation , he may refuse to honor or mandate he can not ignore , when faced with shocking revelations of treachery high?
King Robert Baratheon arrives at Winterfell to make a request of his childhood friend , Eddard Stark . Catelyn Stark receives disturbing news .