The feast of the victory against the Lannisters was in full swing.
No one was saying it out right but a lot of people were disappointed if not outright pissed that they were not even able to participate in a single battle.
He himself had expected to fight against Tywin's army with his brother Jon but that plan went out of the window as soon as Lord Bolton set his sights on Lord Tywin.
Jon told him that being the King as he was now, he had to meet Lord Tywin as soon as he entered the Castle.
The talks went sideways pretty quickly and they now know that Lord Tywin is not going to bend the knee to Jon.
The more interesting thing was that Lord Bolton has not only captured Lord Tywin but the Mountain as well and is suggesting giving them to the Dorne in exchange for it's loyalty and crude oil. A substance that can be found in Dorne in abundance and could be used as a substitute for coal and wood during the Long Night and keep their men warm and alive in freezing cold temperatures.
He looked at the main seat in the table and saw that Jon was sitting at the center of it with a golden crown on his head.
Beside him sat Lord Stark and Lord Bolton.
Usually that seat would have gone to Lord Yohn Royce as he was the commander of the Vale forces but Lord Bolton had taken this castle from the Lannisters and was the one person who brought them victory in the first place so he was given the seat of honor beside their newly minted King Jaehaerys.
There was a festive atmosphere in the air as the men celebrated the defeat of the Lannister army and capture of Lord Tywin.
He looked to his left where Sansa was sitting and noticed that she was merely playing with her food while looking forlornly at Lord Bolton.
"Are you alright Sansa?" he asked and her head jerked to him, as if she had forgotten that he was even there and she gave him a sad smile.
"Better than I was in Kings Landing." Sansa replied curtly before she went back to playing with her food.
He let out a sigh and hoped that his mother was here.
She was much better at dealing with Sansa and her love problems.
"You wonder what mother will think when she finds out that Jon Snow is the king." He asked, trying to bring some levity into the tense atmosphere around Sansa.
Sansa slowly turned her head to look at him "She left me." She said.
"What?" he asked.
"Mother." She replied in a monotone voice "She ran away with King Renly after the death of the King and left me in Kings Landing with the guards. We tried to escape as well but we were ambushed. All of them died. And I was…"
Sansa paused and then went back to playing with her food.
He had no idea what to say to that.
Till now he didn't have clear picture of the situation and wondered why his mother was with King Renly while Sansa was left in Kings Landing.
"Sansa." He said "I don't think mother wanted to leave you behind."
"I know." Sansa replied with a great amount of hurt and grief in her voice as tears came out of her eyes. She stabbed at the venison and looked at him in anger "But that's what happened. Mother ran away and left me behind in Kings Landing."
With that said, she got up from her chair and hurriedly left the hall while he was left wondering if he should go after her or give her some privacy.
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