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.