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House of the Dragon Season 1 Episode 3 Spoiler and Episode 2 Ending Explained!

Do you want to learn more about House of the Dragon season 1 episode 3 that will air on HBO the following week?

One of the big questions will still be, “Will we see Rhaenyra end up keeping her place as heir,” as we get ready for the series’ next installment. Or will she be disproven in that assertion due to the addition of a new child?


House of the Dragon Season 1 Episode 3 Spoiler

We’ve seen what makes Rhaenyra a likable character during the early seasons of this show. She is adamant about achieving her objective, and we believe that she will succeed as a dictator in the future. Within this society, however, where politics, enduring customs, and antiquated rituals are continuously taking shape, everything is a little messier.

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Since Alicent Hightower has assumed the role of Queen, it stands to reason that she will be involved in her son Aegon inheriting the crown. This much is known at this time. Because there is so much to cover in this episode, it seems reasonable that Aegon is already being mentioned. This is another indication that the story is moving forward in time really quickly. We believe Rhaenyra will strive to keep her position as the successor, therefore this will be an essential tale to follow in the future.


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You might be asking exactly what happened because there is a lot of backdoor politics going on here. In essence, the Hightowers and the Verlaryons are the two families competing for dominance via the opening that is King Viserys’ barren wedding bed.

Otto, who serves as King of the Hand, is the head of House Hightower. Otto moves in after the queen dies by sending his little daughter Alicent to console Viserys. House Velaryon, the only other Valyrian family in the picture except for the Targaryens, adopts a more conventional strategy. Corlys, the patriarch of the house, publicly offers up his prepubescent daughter in an effort to strengthen Valyrian’s authority.

House Of The Dragon Season 1 Episode 1 Ending Explained

Politically, it makes more sense for Viserys to join House Velaryon, but in the end, he follows his heart and chooses House Hightower, declaring his decision in one of Episode 2’s closing moments. Both immediate and long-term repercussions will result from this. Let’s start now.


CORLYS VELARYON AND DAMEON TARGARYEN

Corlys reacts poorly to the news, as shown in the House of the Dragon Episode 2’s climactic sequence. In order to arrange a new alliance, he immediately meets with Viserys’ egotistical brother Daemon Targaryen after storming out of King’s Landing. Although the king appears unconcerned, Corlys requests Daemon’s assistance to protect his commerce lanes, but things are likely to go further than that.

In George R.R. Martin’s novel The Princess and the Queen, which is being adapted as House of the Dragon, Corlys, and Daemon go on a victorious war campaign to regain the disputed area. Corlys finally succeeds in connecting his family to Targaryen’s power as well. Unfortunately, as we are all aware, the Targaryens ultimately have bad luck. Again, that might be linked to Viserys’ choice in Episode 2.


ALICENT HIGHTOWER AND RHAENYRA TARGARYEN

We won’t get too far into spoilers here, but you should stop reading now if you don’t want to know how this narrative ends since we’re about to delve much further into the books than House of the Dragon of the head by Episode 2.

You probably already know that Rhaenyra Targaryen and Alicent Hightower are engaged in a power struggle that serves as the primary conflict in House of the Dragon. While Alicent is now the queen and will likely bear children in the show’s future (probably after the 10-year time leap), Rhaenyra is the legal successor to her father Viserys. The fact that some of those kids will be boys casts doubt on Rhaenyra’s claim to the throne.

This power battle between the two ladies is caused by Viserys’ choice in Episode 2, and it culminates in the Targaryen-on-Targaryen confrontation known as the Dance of the Dragons. Of course, it’s possible that the same outcome would have occurred if Viserys had chosen to wed Corlys’ daughter, but the only thing we can be certain of is that his decision will resulted in one of the deadliest power fights in Westeros’s history.


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