'Game of Thrones' Season 2 Character Guide: New & Familiar Faces

Myrcella Baratheon is Joffrey's sister and is the second of the three children born of the incest between Jaime and Cersei Lannister (Joffrey, Myrcella and Tommen, in that order). Myrcella has Cersei's beauty, but is described as being a much brighter soul than her mother. Until now, she's pretty much been in the background of all that has occurred in King's Landing, leading to Joffrey's claim of the throne.

However, with her brother's claim being challenged left and right, Myrcella has suddenly become a useful piece in the game: through the right marriage arrangement, the Lannisters can conceivably build strategic alliances with other noble houses. It's just a question of who should get Myrcella's hand...

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