Three treasons will you know. Once for blood and once for gold and once for love.
- George R.R. Martin,A Storm of Swords
In the aftermath of the Battle of the Blackwater, a moment of peace falls across Westeros as the Great Houses lick their wounds. House Lannister has won a decisive victory and forged a new alliance with House Tyrell - but more important than battles are the schemes hatching in the darkness. In the heart of King's Landing, Tyrion Lannister plots his return to power, as the Queen of Thorns takes Sansa Stark under her wing. House Bolton and House Frey each prepare to strike devastating blows against the Starks. And in the south, the princes of Dorne plot their revenge against the Lannisters for sins long past. Soon, these schemes may determine the fortunes of every Great House...
All Men Are Foolsis the first Chapter Pack of theBlood and Goldcycle for A Game of Thrones: The Card Game, and it sets off the themes that will play out throughout the cycle. Following the lead of the previous two cycles,Blood and Goldfocuses on the next book ofA Song of Ice and Fire, calling on key events and iconic characters fromA Storm of Swords. At the same time, you'll find a new focus placed on one of the game's most important resources: gold. With a brand-new keyword and powerful recurring events, every faction gains new ways to spend their gold, as well as plenty of new ways to earn it. Managing your gold has been crucial since the days of theCore Set, and soon, every faction will have more gold and more options than ever before.