House of the Dragon Episode 3 | Power Play

Everyone’s making power plays, so what is Rhaenyra’s next move? Murdering a boar wasn’t enough, with Prince Daemon slaughtering enemies and Prince Aegon toddling in wait. House of the Dragon season 1 betrayal.


Power move vs. power move in this game of thrones. We are three years in the future and Prince Aegon is all the rage. Prince Daemon is raging. He’s at war with the Stepstones in a show of force. It’s his ill fated power play. King Viserys is sticking by Princess Rhaenyra, who desperately needs to make a power move to secure her position. Everyone is trying to take her down and everyone wants a seat on the throne. Princess Rhaenyra is no slouch. She’s gonna retain her seat on the throne, but we don’t know what her move is gonna be. It’s time to make a play lady! House of the Dragon season 1.

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When you have ten dragons, only dragon battles will lead to your downfall. The poison seed in the House of the Dragon is both obvious and secret. We know Daemon is bad blood, but he’s also keeping the best interests of the kingdom in mind. Too much prosperity has left Westeros prone to attack, mainly from within. Now Prince Aegon threatens to undermine everything.

Greed and power hunger sink empires, so are we witnessing the beginning of the end? Or is this succession plan the start of a new chapter of bad ass queens ruling with an iron fist? Each decision parallels the future that we know and love, making this show all that more enveloping and interesting. We even got a warning about the coming winter… which may begin sooner than later.

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House of the Dragon is sure to keep us guessing and murder our most beloved characters. Who will be the first to fall victim to blood lust? Share with me your thoughts and make sure you watch our quick recap.

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