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"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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Is there evidence of Mushroom's presence in "House of the Dragon" even if he doesn't appear on screen?

House of the Dragon, HBO's prequel to Game of Thrones, is based on George R.R. Martin's Fire & Blood. In the book, this historical account is written by Archmaester Gyldayn, who draws from various ...
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Does the HotD Season 2 intro tapestry with a dragon and two figures reference an event in ASoIaF lore?

In the opening credits to House of the Dragon Season 2, we see a series of tapestries depicting various events related to House Targaryen. In episode 3’s intro, one tapestry shows what looks like a ...
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Which characters support the side they believe is illegitimate in the Dance of the Dragons?

In House of the Dragon, I've always assumed that the members of the two warring factions—the Blacks and the Greens—believed their side was legitimate and that their opponents were the actual usurpers ...
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Does "Fire & Blood" suggest Rhaenyra Targaryen's supporters back her mainly because she's allied with Daemon Targaryen?

In the "Inside the Episode" video for House of the Dragon Season 2, Episode 2, showrunner Ryan Condal made an interesting statement about Rhaenyra Targaryen's claim to the Iron Throne. He ...
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What building is burning before the coronation in House of the Dragon?

In House of the Dragon S1E9 "The Green Council," as citizens are being "ushered" to the coronation, there is a wide shot that indicates a building is burning. What building is ...
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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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