Lestat de Lioncourt arrives from France in search of his new companion. On the streets of New Orleans, he lays eyes on and hunts Louis de Pointe du Lac.
During 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.
Lord 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.
Princess Rhaenyra makes a new enemy at court after rejecting Ser Criston’s marriage proposal. While lashing out, Criston kills Laenor’s paramour Joffrey.
Queen Alicent feels isolated and jealous of Rhaenyra’s freedom. Daemon takes Rhaenyra to a brothel with intentions to sully her reputation and maidenhood.
As 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.
It 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.
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.
Saint Germain was a man said to have thrived in the French courts of the 1700s. Are the legends of his longevity and alchemical prowess true?
Some thoughts, theories, and inquiries into what the actual purpose of the giant Olmec heads in Mesoamerica were, and why they were built.