House of the Dragon is the prequel series to the once illustrious Game of Thrones. HoTD airs Sundays on HBO.
This page surrounds episode reviews, theories, summaries, and general guides for watching House of the Dragon, adapted from George RR Martin’s Fire & Blood book series.
- The Black Queen – House of the Dragon Ep 10 ReviewThe Black Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen is coronated at her child’s funeral. Daemon loses his mind after learning about the death of his brother Viserys.
- Rhaenys Spares Alicent – House of the Dragon Ep 9 ReviewDespite returning to court ready to sell out her cousin Rhaenyra and side with Vaemond, Rhaenys allows the Hightower coup to install Aegon and spares Alicent.
- King Viserys Protects Rhaenyra – House of the Dragon Ep 8 ReviewKing Viserys makes his final stand for beloved daughter Rhaenyra. In Laenor’s absence the succession of Driftmark is called into question by Vaemond Velaryon.
- Aemond Claims Vhagar – House of the Dragon Ep 7 ReviewDuring the funeral for Lady Laena on Driftmark, Prince Aemond sneaks out into the night and claims the mighty Vhagar. Laena and Rhaenyra’s children retaliate.
- Larys Strong the Greenseer – House of the Dragon Ep 6 ReviewLord Lyonel Strong and his son Harwin are murdered at their home in Harrenhal by greenseer Larys. In Essos, Lady Laena Velaryon dies a dragonrider’s death.
- We Light the Way – House of the Dragon Ep 5 ReviewPrincess Rhaenyra makes a new enemy at court after rejecting Ser Criston’s marriage proposal. While lashing out, Criston kills Laenor’s paramour Joffrey.
- The Jealous Queen – House of the Dragon Ep 4 ReviewQueen Alicent feels isolated and jealous of Rhaenyra’s freedom. Daemon takes Rhaenyra to a brothel with intentions to sully her reputation and maidenhood.
- The Enemies of House Targaryen – House of the Dragon Ep 3 ReviewAs King Viserys struggles to kill a bound stag, Princess Rhaenyra kills a boar. Meanwhile, Prince Daemon and Lord Corlys end the war against the Crabfeeder.
- The Realms Second Sons – House of the Dragon Ep 2 ReviewIt has been 6 months since the passing of Queen Aemma and King Viserys I rule grows weaker. Sick of his idling, Rhaenyra, Daemon, and Lord Corlys take action.
- Will House of the Dragon Disappoint Us?King Viserys I Targaryen holds a tourney in honor of his male heir yet to be born, while the arrival of his brother Prince Daemon signals trouble in court.