house of the dragonthe first in a series of spin-offs game of Thronesis only a few days away from the premiere.
The series features an ensemble cast of Matt Smith, Paddy Considine, Emma D’Arcy, Olivia Cooke, Steve Toussaint and more.
The new HBO show serves as a prequel to Beloved thrones series, but when will it be discontinued?
House of the Dragon is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones
house of the dragon takes place around AD 103, about 200 years before the events of thrones, when the Targaryens are at the peak of their power.
in the A song of ice and fire the book series that thrones Based on this, author George RR Martin explains that, similar to real-life Before Christ and Anno Domini, dates in Westeros are described as “Before Conquest” (BC) or “After Conquest” (AC).
The conquest in question took place when Aegon, Daenerys’ ancestor, used his dragons to conquer all of Westeros, uniting all seven kingdoms under one ruler.
It has been implied that Ty Tennant, son of Doctor Who Star David Tennant could appear as Aegon, which means there could be some flashbacks to the series.
The official synopsis for house of the dragon The prequel series finds the Targaryen dynasty at the absolute pinnacle of its power, with more than 15 dragons under its yoke. Most empires – real and imagined – crumble from such heights.
“In the case of the Targaryens, their slow decline begins almost 193 years before the events of game of Throneswhen King Viserys Targaryen breaks with a centuries-old tradition by naming his daughter Rhaenyra heir to the Iron Throne.
“But when Viserys later fathers a son, the court is shocked to see Rhaenyra maintain her status as his heiress, sowing the seeds of division throughout the realm attrition.”
How does it fit into Game of Thrones?
The Targaryens ruled for 280 years until Robert Baratheon ascended the throne with the help of House Stark. Eighteen years later, the events in game of Thrones beginning, although there are some discrepancies with the timing of the book.
Robert, portrayed by Mark Addy on the series, rebelled against King Aerys II Targaryen aka “The Mad King” after his son Rhaegar allegedly kidnapped his fiancée Lyanna Stark.
After his victory and Lyanna’s death, Robert married Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) to forge an alliance with House Lannister.
Meanwhile, Aerys’ remaining heirs, Viserys and Daenerys, fled to Essos, where they attempted to recruit followers and retake the Iron Throne.
So we join the first series and chaos spreads.
house of the dragon begins Sunday, August 21 at 9 p.m. on HBO. It can then be streamed on HBO Max.
For UK viewers it will premiere on Monday 22 August at 2am on Sky. The episode will then be repeated on Monday at 9 p.m. and can be streamed on Sky and NOW after the first broadcast.
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