House of the Dragon is an American fantasy drama television series created by George R. R. Martin and Ryan Condal for HBO.
The prequel series finds the Targaryen dynasty at the absolute apex of its power with more than 15 dragons under their yoke.
Most empires real and imagined
Most empires real and imagined crumble from such heights.
Their slow fall begins almost 193 years before the events of Game of Thrones.
when King Viserys Targaryen breaks with a century of tradition by naming his daughter Rhaenyra heir to the Iron Throne.
But when Viserys later fathers a son, the court is shocked.
when Rhaenyra retains her status as his heir, and seeds of division sow friction across the realm.
The reign of House Targaryen begins
Princess Rhaenyra dives deep into the prophecies about House Targaryen while confronting a realm that resists the idea of a woman on the Iron Throne.
Throne and Prince Daemon embittered over being passed over as the heir to Westeros prepares to go to war.
Daemon and the Sea Snake battle the Crabfeeder. The realm celebrates Aegon’s second nameday.
Rhaenyra faces the prospect of marriage.
Successful completion of the battle
Daemon returns to court after the successful completion of the battle.
Princess Rhaenyra must deal with potential suitors in order to keep her line of succession.
Story of the House Targaryen
The story of the House Targaryen set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones.
While Alicent enlists Cole and Aemond to track down Aegon Otto gathers the great houses of Westeros to affirm their allegiance.