Questions tagged [house-of-the-dragon]

"House of the Dragon" is an HBO series that is a prequel to A Game of Thrones. For questions about the book series, which is the basis of the show, use the [a-song-of-ice-and-fire] tag instead. Use with the [game-of-thrones] tag.

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Who was Prince Viserys Targaryen (brother of Daenerys) named after?

Viewers of Game of Thrones (2011) were introduced to Prince Viserys Targaryen, the brother of Daenerys Targaryen, and Rhaegar Targaryen. In the Game of Thrones prequel, House of the Dragon (2022), two ...
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What could cause the bond between a dragon and its rider to be broken, other than death?

In House of the Dragon S01E07 "Driftmark", Laenor Velaryon, who is the rider of the dragon Seasmoke, fakes his death, gets a new haircut, and flees "across the narrow sea" (to ...
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What is the nature of King Viserys Targaryen's skin disease?

In House of the Dragon, it was revealed that King Viserys Targaryen has a skin disease that "refuses to heal." I'm wondering if it's one of the fictional diseases in the A Song of Ice and ...
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What did King Viserys mean when he said that his brother, Daemon, is the "Visenya" of the family?

In House of the Dragon S01E01 "The Heirs of the Dragon", King Viserys Targaryen had a conversation with his wife, Aemma Arryn, where he compared his brother, Daemon Targaryen to Visenya ...
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