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'Game of Thrones' recap: Cersei, Sparrows form unholy alliance
'Game of Thrones' recap: Cersei, Sparrows form unholy alliance

When the power of Queen Mother Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) is threatened, she cynically aligns with religious fanatics who impose their harsh “morality” on the masses in “High Sparrow,” Episode 43 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Fate has turned against Cersei. Her father Tywin (Charles Dance) and son Joffrey (Jack Gleeson) were murdered in quick succession, while the once-vast Lannister fortune has dwindled. Moreover, Cersei’s naive youngest son — recently crowned King Tommen (Dean-Charles Chapman) — has wed manipulative Margaery Tyrell (Natalie Dormer). And to bolster her new status, Queen Margaery schemes to drive Cersei out of...

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