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“House Of The Dragon” Episode 8 Interesting Details


About six years have passed between the last episode and this one, which puts us more than 20 years after the events of the first episode (not counting the Grand Council, which happened even earlier).


According to the show’s creators, collecting eggs on Dragonstone is Daemon’s hobby – and part of his preparation for the conflict he believes is imminent.


If you want to know exactly what Baela’s letter to Daemon said, it is this: “Father, I write with news of Uncle Vaemond, who at present is sailing for King’s Landing. He plans to make appeal to His Grace the King on matters of succession, rights, and the sanctity of blood, he wishes the Driftwood Throne to be passed to him, it is his right and he is the only choice unfulfilled.


The table we see in Dragonstone is the one Stannis and Daenerys use in game of thrones.


The changes to the Red Keep indicate not only how more powerful Alicent has become, but also her growing religious fervor.


Alicent’s more severe costume also reflects her closer connection to her faith.


Lord Caswell, who welcomes Rhaenyra to the Red Keep, is the same man who offered her his services when she was heading to Alicent after giving birth to Joffrey.


The lack of an official greeting for Rhaenyra is an insult, deliberately perpetrated by Otto Hightower – we hear Ser Harrold Westerling telling him that they were greeted on his orders. Alicent notices this and looks surprised, and immediately gets up to greet them.


Viserys’ model of Ancient Valyria has many cobwebs in it, indicating that it has been some time since he has been able to approach it.


The picture of Alice framed across Corlys’ old chair at the small council table seems symbolic, perhaps of how she feels trapped in the row over Velaryon’s line of succession.


The family dinner setup was influenced by performances of the Last Supper.


Helaena says, “Beware of the beast under the boards.”


Luke laughs when the pig is placed in front of Aemond because of the prank the boys played on him when they were younger, giving him a pig instead of a dragon.


Viserys’ last words are “My love”, and it almost feels like his last breath is a sigh of relief – as if he’s happy to be free of his pain (“No more” is that). he says before that) and will find Aemma.

What was your favorite moment from episode 8 of Dragon House?