This book takes place immediately after the death of Lord Tywin. While Tommen, becomes the new king of the Iron Throne, due to his age, his mother rules the kingdom for him. Cercei offers a reward for the head of Tyrion Lannister, who has gone missing from his cell Convicted of the killing oh his nephew Goffery.
Dorne is in sadness for the death of Prince Oberyn.
In the North, Stannis’ host grows strong as it stays at the Wall.
Daenerys grow more strong as she conquers one city after another.
Jaime was sent to take care of the last remaining stronghold of the Kingdom of the North, Riverrun.
On the Western Sea, the demand for a new king of the Iron Islands leads to a Kingsmoot. Some of the major participants of this moot are Asha Greyjoy, Victarion Greyjoy and Euron Greyjoy.
the daughter of Doran Martell abducts Princess Myrcella, Daughter of Cercei, and attempts to raise her as the queen, as she is entitled to rule by the laws of Dorne.
Cercei attempts to plot the downfall of Margaery Tyrell, Tommen’s wife , Her plotting eventually grabs the attention of the Faith, which results in Cercei’s imprisonment due to the betrayal of one of her secrets lovers.
Berienne keep her journey to seek the daughters of Catelyn Stark as she promised.
The book ends with a note from George RR Martin explaining the absence of major characters and tha the original copy of Feast For the Crows was too large, so he separated the book, adding the narrative of the other characters in the first section of the following book, A Dance with Dragons.