A man in dark armor and a pale pink cloak spotted with blood stepped up to Robb. “Jaime Lannister sends his regards.” He thrust his longsword through her son's heart, and twisted.
–George R.R. Martin, A Storm of Swords
Though a scheme may spend months incubating in the shadows, there is a moment of terrifying revelation when your plans come to fruition—a grand reveal that shatters your foes beyond repair. For the secret alliance of House Frey, House Bolton, and House Lannister, that moment was the Red Wedding. In a single night, House Stark suffered a devastating defeat, and though Robb Stark had won every battle, he met his demise beneath the roof of his supposed allies.