Is House of the Dragon Not a Game of Thrones Prequel After All?

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The debut of HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel, House of the Dragon, has been watched was by the world and their dog. However, did you (or your dog!) see the blatant allusions to the classic show?

As a result, our story begins “before the death of the crazy king, Aerys, and the birth of his daughter, Princess Daenerys Targaryen,” the series’. Hence, prologue explains in terms of chronology.

Therefore, Some viewers of House of the Dragon, however, think the reference was made to George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire novels rather than the upcoming show Game of Thrones.

House of the Dragon Vs Game of thrones


King Viserys Targaryen talks with Princess Rhaenyra at the end of the premiere. Viserys tells her he plans to name her successor and relates an apocalyptic prophecy passed down for five generations. Viserys says Aegon “the Conqueror” Targaryen had a vision of a cruel winter and an adversary that could only be overcome if a Targaryen united the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. Aegon’s dream was named “A Song of Ice and Fire.”
Moreover, this reference—possibly to connect House of the Dragon to Game of Thrones—just raised additional concerns. Samwell Tarly wrapped up Thrones by titling his written narrative A Song of Ice and Fire. Tarly says he chose the name. The show never addresses Aegon’s prophecy, and Daenerys seems unaware of it. Is this discrepancy a method for fans to retcon Game of Thrones’ last two seasons, or is it the House of the Dragon team’s truth?
Hindsight suggests Jon Snow. In the books, he hasn’t been resurrected (what a cliffhanger!). Jon is actually Aegon Targaryen, Rhaegar’s son. Martin said he’ll incorporate the prophecy into The Winds of Winter, which will have a “quite different” finale. Is this his way of introducing new ideas to a decades-old series, or is the title a strategy to distance his work from Thrones’ dismal conclusion?
Therefore, George R.R. Martin of House of the Dragon said in a live-streamed video, “We have two canons.” “Game of Thrones and The Song of Ice and Fire canon.” It’s a nice distinction for series aficionados. The hypothesis permits spectators to watch House of the Dragon as a prologue to the novels instead of a sequel to HBO’s Thrones. I’m good. Anything to forget Game of Thrones’ ending!


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