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“House of the Dragon” is a 2022 medieval fantasy drama TV series that is a prequel to “Game of Thrones”, based on the book Fire & Blood by George R.R. Martin. It tells the story of the Targaryen dynasty in Westeros, set 200 years before the events of “Game of Thrones”. The series stars Paddy Considine (King Viserys I Targaryen), Matt Smith (Daemon Targaryen), Emma D’Arcy (Rhaenyra Targaryen), Olivia Cooke (Alicent Hightower), and Rhys Ifans, among others.

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Why does King Aegon speak to his dragon in the Common Tongue (English)?

In House of the Dragon, season 2, episode 4, shortly before the final battle between three dragons starts, King Aegon arrives with his dragon Sunfyre. The first two commands King Aegon gives to ...
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Are the young boys all killed during the battle of the burning mill?

House of the Dragons, Season 2, ep 3, at the beginning, two groups of young boys from the Brackens and Blackwoods are arguing about boarders and their alliengce. The screen is cut to an aftermath of ...
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Why does Aemond sleep in the arms of an older woman in "House of the Dragon"?

In the House of the Dragon series (season 2, episode 2), why is Aemond seen sleeping in the arms of a significantly older woman in such an intimate manner? What emotional or psychological need might ...
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Why does Aemond focus on a coin in his room in "House of the Dragon" S02E02?

In the House of the Dragon series (Season 2, Episode 2), why does Aemond pay attention to a coin in his room on the day his brother's son was killed? What was the reason for this focus? What had ...
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Why do bystanders stretch their arms trying to reach Queen Helaena?

In House of the Dragon (season 2, episode 2), during the royal funeral, the cart on which Queen Helaena sits becomes temporarily stuck on a stone. We can see many bystanders stretching their arms, ...
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What is the maximum number of riders for a dragon in “Game of Thrones?”

In the Game of Thrones series, as well as in the "Dance of the Dragons" in the House of the Dragon (2022) series, there are several instances where dragons play a pivotal role. One such ...
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Who or What is the "beast beneath the boards"?

Helaena Targaryen made several prophecies throughout season 1, most of which are self explanatory: "It has eyes, though I don’t believe it can see." Referring to the willful blindness of ...
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Music in the coronation scene of Aegon II

In episode 09 of House of the Dragon, during Aegon II's coronation scene, the music was similar to "The King's Arrival" when Robert Baratheon came to Winterfell in the first season of Game ...
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What is the burning building this character walks past in the city?

Trying to ask with as few spoilers as possible. In House of the Dragon season 1 episode 9 "The Green Council", walks in the city and passes a building which is burning. Is this building ...
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What is the significance of Aemond's sapphire eye?

In House of the Dragon episode 10 Lucerys Velaryon is sent to Storms End to deliver a message to Lord Borros Baratheon to ask for support of his mother's Rhaenyra claim to the throne. While there, he ...
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Why did Alicent misunderstand Viserys' last words?

As Viserys lay dying he uttered his last words to whom he believed to be Rhaenyra, his daughter, but instead was his wife Alicent: "Aegon, his Dream. The Song of Ice and Fi -- It is true. What ...
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Why is there more than one crown for the rulers of the Seven Kingdoms?

In House of the Dragon, the crown Aegon II wears during his coronation ceremony is not the one his father wears. Is there an explanation for this?
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What is this item called on the table?

During a council meeting, each sitting minister brings a large jewel ball with them and slots them into a cradle to indicate presence and authority. What is the proper name for them?
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Why have there been no birth defects to all children born of close relative marriages?

It is well known that children born of close relative marriages are very likely to have birth defects. But all children in the Game of Thrones universe do not suffer any birth defects, given they are ...
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What happens to the iron throne between the House of Dragon timeline and the Games of Thrones timeline?

As we can see from the House of the Dragon, the iron throne looks different from the one we see in the Games of Thrones. In addition to all the melted swords that form the chair, there are lots more ...
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Are there no consequences in Criston killing Joffrey during a royal wedding ceremony?

In House of the Dragon Ep 5, We Light the Way, Rhaenyra and Laenor are getting married. And both of them agree that their marriage is more of a political alliance. Rhaenyra's personal guard and love ...
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How did Maester Mellos know to bring "Moon Tea" to Princess Rhaenyra?

In episode 1.04 of the Game of Throne's spin-off series, House of the Dragon, Princess Rhaenyra gets herself into a tryst when her Uncle Daemon sneaks her out of the Red Keep where he eventually takes ...
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Is the inscription on this known dagger completely new mythology for the TV series House of the Dragon?

In the Game of Thrones spin-off TV series, House of the Dragon it has been revealed in the first four episodes that King Viserys Targaryen has knowledge, both through dreams and by an inscribed family ...
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How realistic is it to have maggots to remove dead flesh?

In House of the Dragon, S01E02, the maester is giving King Viserys I a very unique treatment for his pinky finger. By burying it into a swamp of maggots. The purpose is to allow maggots to eat away ...
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