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Rhaenyra and Daemon’s Weird Bond Teased as Fans Struggle to Make Sense of White Hart

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The fourth episode of Dragon House is almost upon us, and fans are holding their breath for the return of their charismatic Rogue Prince. But as Daemon returns to King’s Landing to cause his brother even more trouble than he’s worth, a new dynamic between uncle and niece threatens to topple the entire Targaryen dynasty. There’s also talk of seeing Baratheon’s seat of power for the first time, so stick around as we run through today’s news from the Seven Kingdoms.

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After defeating the Crab Feeder and the Triarchy at the Stepstones, the victorious Rogue Prince returns to the capital to assist his brother, King Viserys I. We still don’t know how the monarch will react to his brother’s exploits. for the past three years, but it seems Daemon is furthering his ambitions in other ways now. Either way, the political background is about to escalate, and the first stills from the upcoming episode, titled “King of the Narrow Sea,” promise just as much.

After more than a decade we finally visit Storm’s End this Sunday

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The Baratheons are an integral part of game of thrones and his War of the Five Kings. Even now, in the book’s timeline, Stannis Baratheon marches towards Winterfell with a massive army at his back. But despite their importance to the larger narrative, we’ve never even seen their bespoke seat of power, Storm’s End. Now, according to Winter is coming — a reliable Westerosi outlet — and the final promotional image for season four, which you can see above, we finally visit the Coastal Fortress at some point during “King of the Narrow Sea.” It’s unknown why Rhaenyra Targaryen traveled to Storm’s End, but we can’t wait to find out.

‘House of the Dragon’ Fans Are Already Hosting the Show for Prestigious TV Awards

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Despite a large number of people in the fandom predicting his loss a year ago, Dragon House proved all his naysayers wrong by reveling in all that made game of thrones great. Even three episodes away, the show has managed to garner a ton of acclaim from critics and fans alike, and it looks like some of them are even going so far as to preemptively nominate the show for a glorious awards season. , the genre that let everyone know that its predecessor was one of the best TV shows of all time. Most of the praise seems to focus on Matt Smith and Paddy Considine’s portrayals of Daemon and Viserys Targaryen, and dare we add, with good reason.

What was the deal with the White Hart in episode three?

Milly Alcock as Rhaenyra Targaryen in House of the Dragon
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While it’s true that George RR Martin continually struggles to keep his fictional world grounded in reality ⏤ ice dragons and zombies aside ⏤ there has always been a sense of symbolism in the author’s allusions to mystical beliefs and the folklore. We saw an example of this in the final third episode when Rhaenyra Targaryen and Ser Triston Cole watched a White Hart stand up and stare at them for a few seconds. The show will never outright confirm what that streak meant, but we have our own explanations to offer.

And that’s all that’s happened in the world and the fandom of Westeros in the last day. Tune in tomorrow for more as we gear up for the fourth episode, which, something tells us, will end up being the prequel show’s most controversial outing yet.