Our new season of Game of Thrones begins with the final unsheathing of Ned Stark's greatsword Ice, which Tywin Lannister has apparently decided to repurpose as two smaller swords. Sort of like splitting a loft space into two units.

Since that isn't enough of a symbolic emasculation and erasure for one pre-credit sequence, he also tosses Ned's cloak onto the coals. So yes, in case anyone forgot, Tywin is an asshole.

Jaime Lannister, shaved and shorn and strapped back into his armor...
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