And just then, Catelyn walks up, accompanied by Brienne. Robb introduces her to Lady Talisa. Catelyn politely asks for her last name, which she gives up this time: Maegyr. She's from Volantis, which is why Cat doesn't recognize the name. Talisa leaves and Cat smirks at Robb. She reminds him that he's supposed to marry somebody from Lord Frey's family. And then a messenger comes up with news from Winterfell, which is probably going to distract them.
Snow and Ygritte reach a cave. She tells him his brothers have deserted him, but she could tell him where to go. He doesn't seem inclined to take advice from her. I guess once you've tied someone's wrists together and attached a leash to them, they're no longer trustworthy. Snow wants to stop right there, which she thinks is dumb. There's no shelter. And he won't even set a fire. "Have it your way." He ties her up (more than before, I mean) and lays her down on the ground. She tells him, "We'll stay warmer if we stay close." She bets he freezes to death before he does. So he reluctantly lies down behind her, spooning her.
Hey, you know what would come in handy when you're trying not to freeze to death out in the snowy wastes? A giant dire wolf! Those things look all kinds of warm and snuggly. How come Ghost can't come over here and sleep on their legs or something?
They spoon. She tells him he's stupid but brave. He says they'll start again at first light. But now it is time for sleep. She wiggles her butt against his crotch and he tells her to stop. She claims that she just wants to get comfortable. The wind whistles. He looks uncomfortable. She smirks a little. I still think Ghost would come in handy in this situation.
Back to Robb's camp, where -- as I predicted -- people are not delighted with the news that Winterfell has been taken. Especially when it was taken by Theon Greyjoy, who they last saw when he was going to the Iron Islands to convince his father Balon to join them. He's not a very good negotiator. This is like if you try to haggle down the price of a car and then you end up working for the dealership. Or is it? I think that analogy holds together. Anyway, Catelyn's theory as to why Theon would do this is "Because the Greyjoys are treasonous whores." There's no word of Bran or Rickon, but Ser Rodrik is definitely dead. Catelyn tells Robb she told him never to trust a Greyjoy. Robb wants to rush back to Winterfell. But his advisor says kings don't have to do everything themselves. They know that Theon is holding Winterfell with a skeleton crew, so it probably won't require the entire strength of their army to get it back. Then the advisor busts out my favorite line of the episode: "Let me send word to my bastard at the Dreadfort." Man. Absolutely! You should definitely be sending word to your bastard at the Dreadfort. Do that. And let's see if we can get the Dreadfort into the opening credits. It can replace Pyke, which is only there to represent Theon, who's not even there.