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House of the Dragon featurette: George RR Martin introduces new players

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In a new feature shared in advance of dragon house, Author George RR Martin Introduced new players of the upcoming series. In a 5-minute long clip, Martin shares the history of Westeros sometime after the conquest of Aegon the Conqueror and three hundred years before the events. game of Thrones,

Speaking of the series, which is based on the Civil War portrayed in his work dance of dragonsMartin said, “The story of dragon house There is a story of very flawed human beings, capable of doing good deeds, capable of doing monstrous deeds, capable of courage and capable of cowardice. These are the characters I love the most.” The writer continued, “Jeherys Targaryen, the old king who was the fourth Targaryen to rule Westeros, was only fourteen years old when he ascended the throne and ruled for fifty-five years. This was a very peaceful time in the history of Westeros. It was a time of prosperity and King’s Landing had indeed grown considerably. It was a good time.”

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Coming just in time for the show to be set, Martin introduces the main players, revealing, “Viserys I, the heir who was chosen by the Great Council when Jahrys died, took over and is now in the Seven Kingdoms. There were a lot of Targaryens at that time and you can see how the seeds of war are sometimes sown in times of peace.” Also, “people die and sons to fathers of lords carry away. They don’t necessarily think they are bound by their father’s allegiance or decisions or vows, so slowly spreading the seed.

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Comparing it with the original series, the author revealed, “game of Thrones Focused on the Starks and Lannisters. For dragon houseThe Targeryns themselves, are at the center. Furthermore, in detailing the history of the Hightower, Martin said,

In terms of the history of Westeros, the Hightowers are the oldest. They have been there for thousands of years. Their seat of power is the Old Town, which for many thousands of years was the largest city in Westeros. They are very wealthy houses, the Old Town being mostly prosperous from business. And at its center is the high tower, from which the high towers take their name.

Also, “Lord Hightower is in the Old Town from where he is ruling the domain in the city. But when the story opens his younger brother is Otto the Hand of the King, in the same position we see at the beginning of Game of Thrones.” Watch Ned Stark play with Robert.” Next comes home Valerian, the author explains,

The Valeroyans were also a house from the freehold of Valeria. Most powerful empire in my world at least in the west. And they reached Westeros before the Targaryens. They were not dragon lords, but they were sailors. At that time the freehold of Valyria was heavily dependent on its trade and this was a good position to dominate trade from all the kingdoms of Westeros and other places in the north. So they left for business and money reasons.

Introducing the main characters of House Valerian and their relationship to the Targaryens, he reveals, “Collis Valerion is Lord Admiral and Master of the Ship, much like his grandfather of the same name. So since the conquest of Aegon, House Valerian has been very much in Targaryen’s council. And after all his travels he marries queen Targaryen, who never was. Talking about dragon power, Martin reveals, “Dragons are really formidable and really Can turn the tide of a fight. It flies, it’s hard to kill, and it breathes fire. So the fear of dragons and dragons was one of the things that made the Targaryens very secure in their power. ,

dragon house Is set to premiere on August 21. Check out the new feature below

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