Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
I dig this show, but I will admit that I don't keep all the characters straight (never read the books, and probably won't). Can someone explain to me why they were killing the babies? I remember there was a scene where they were talking about pushing common folk out of the towns and into the countryside. Was this related to the baby killing, or something different?
All of King Robert Barratheon's (Dead drunk King) bastard children have/had his dark hair. All his 'true-born' kids from Cersei are blonde.
In order to back up Joffrey's claim to the throne, Cersei has ordered all of Robert's bastards killed. Some of them were merely babies.