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Warning: apparent spoilers forward for Home of the Dragon season one, episode 10, “The Black Queen.”
If the Greens and the Blacks had been already headed for what appeared like an inevitable civil struggle within the Home of the Dragon season one finale, Aemond poured gasoline on the fireplace. Naturally, the following drama has been given the meme remedy on social media.
Following the demise of King Viserys, the faction at King’s Touchdown conspired to put in Aegon as inheritor to the throne as a substitute of Viserys’ first-born daughter, Rhaenyra, as he had decreed many years earlier. Because the chess items had been moved across the board, each Alicent and Rhaenyra despatched their second-born sons, Aemond and Lucerys, to Storm’s Finish in an try to woo Lord Borros Baratheon to their respective sides.
Sadly for Lucerys, Aemond had already overwhelmed him to the punch, and a wedding had been organized to unite the 2 homes. Much more sadly for Lucerys, Aemond as soon as once more demanded a watch for a watch to settle their outdated childhood rating. And when Lucerys refused, his uncle determined to have somewhat enjoyable by chasing him on dragonback. Whereas Aemond nearly definitely didn’t intend to kill Lucerys, dragons will do what dragons will do. As such, when Lucerys’ a lot smaller Arrax gave Vhagar a snout full of fireplace in self protection, Vhagar turned incensed, successfully chomping the youthful dragon and his rider in half.
Now, we’ve already seen Rhaenyra’s response to studying of her son’s demise, setting the stage for an extended and bloody battle heading into season two. Nonetheless, we are able to’t think about Alicent goes to take the information in stride, both. Whereas Vhagar could certainly be the most important dragon within the Seven Kingdoms, Staff Rhaenyra nonetheless outnumbers them in dragons by 13 to 4.
As such, many on Twitter are imagining the awkward dialog that might have taken place when Aemond confesses to his mom that he killed his nephew, committing the cardinal sin of kinslaying.
Even earlier than Aemond arrived dwelling, that needed to have been a reasonably awkward dragon trip again to King’s Touchdown, as others imagined.
Some went to this point to recommend that this entire factor may have been prevented with some dragon coaching.
As a really smart man as soon as mentioned, “The concept we management dragons is an phantasm.” Sadly for the numerous lives which might be about to be misplaced in battle, Aemond realized this lesson the onerous approach.