a) We don't know for sure he did.Philpenn wrote:Why would Stannis just leave Dragonstone completely empty?
b) If he did: probably because he had no intention of going back? Why would he? he had his army and was now going to rally the North and take the throne.
c) If he didn't: If you're a skeleton crew left behind and you see a large armada of ships that big and 3 dragons you're probably wise to get the drymount outta there.
What? Making a deal to join forces and fight IS paying the Iron Price. Paying the Iron Price contrasts paying the Gold Price. Buying your way vs fighting your way. Your question doesn't make sense.Philpenn wrote: Why would Euron try and broker a deal when Ironborn only take what they want aka the iron price?
What? Seriously. What? He's not dispatched to the Riverlands, that was last season when the Black Fish came back and took it. He is going to Heigarten (sp?) for the grain he needs now.Philpenn wrote:Why would Cersie dispatch an army to the Riverlands when Jamie already settled the one remaining castle yet to bend the knee when she needs every soldier she can back at Kings Landing?