Tadco26, on 19 April 2012 - 09:24 AM, said:
This was a big problem I had with the lie too. We don't know if they fell for it or not yet, but just in the context of the TV show it seems rather unlikely that they would bother sending an entire patrol of Lannister troops out searching for Gendry by name and not even get the basic description of what he looked like, especially considering the Gold Cloaks found and killed all the other dark haired bastards. Are we really supposed to believe that they sent that many men out to find Gendry and had enough knowledge to know he was with the group of Nights Watch recruits and had a bull helm, but no one bothered to give even the most basic of physical descriptions, in particular the very trait of dark hair that made Ned and Jon Arryn realize that Joffrey was not Robert's son?
Right! And you know what else, why would Gendry give Lommy the helm, or let even let it out of his sights.
Ned Stark- "Who was your mom"
Gendry- "The helm is not for sale"
He loved that helm and wouldn't let Lommy have it as they try to escape and have a battle