Stannis Baratheon: Baratheon (Stephen Dillane) held the upper hand in Season Two. But his ill-fated attack on King’s Landing has left him brooding and bitter with his power greatly reduced. Whether he continues to let Melisandre guide him remains to be seen. Back Story: Baratheon is the Lord of Dragonstone and brother of the late King Robert Baratheon. Stannis claims the Iron Throne after discovering that Joffrey is a bastard son.