‘Game of Thrones’ Season 2 Trailer: ‘A Very Small Man Can Cast a Very Large Shadow’ (Video)

New footage galore in trailer that suggests a small wrinkle in power struggle

"Power resides where men believe it resides," says the spymaster Varys in the just-released second season trailer for "Game of Thrones."

"It's a trick," he adds. "A shadow on the wall. And a very small man can cast a very large shadow."

It's valuable advice, especially considering its recipient: Varys (Conleth Hill) is speaking to the very small man Tyrion Lannister (Peter Dinklage). 

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The trailer suggests Tyrion may become a more prominent contender in the battle for power between the Lannisters, the Starks, and the newly endragoned Daenerys Targaryen when "Game of Thrones" returns to HBO on April 1.

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You know those annoying trailers that only feature scenes from previous episodes? This isn't one of them.

Watch it here, for the first of many times: