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House Of The Dragon || Here Be Spoilers

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Kuwait: The Alsatian King | Moonage Daydream |
September 5th, 2022 9:46:19pm
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You watching?

What do you think of it?

Have a fave character?

Does Matt suit his look?

Have you aligned yourself with a House?

I'm watching and loving it, it's great!

I don't yet have a fave, but I do like Princess Rhaenyra.

I think he looks good as Daemon. I don't know much about the history of GoT/HotD, so I don't know if he's doing the Prince justice.

And my House is Velaryon. Lord Corlys is handsome af, and I was drawn to the House because one of the symbols of my city is the hippocampus. So I guess I'm biased. >_>




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bran šŸ‚ Appendix QH's
September 9th, 2022 12:37:31pm
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My buddy convinced me into watching HotD, even while watching Got I had very little interest in the Targaryens so that's how I started out while watching the spin off.


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So far, I'm really enjoying it. It fills the void that Season 8 left behind. I feel like they are more likable in this series, in Game of Thrones we only ever really saw the bad parts of the House (ex: Mad King, Viserys and eventually Dany) I love the sets, and the costumes with the exception of the hair. I find the story is captivating, even though the episodes are around an hour each I'm still clinging on for more.Ā 


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I don't really have a favorite character yet, it's hard to settle on just one.Ā 


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All I see when Daemon is on screen is the 11th Doctor in a Legolas wig. (I feel like some of the wigs are wonky on everyone though, I'm sure they'll figure it out for season 2) I too am unsure if he's doing his role justice, but I'm here for his chaotic energy and am currently reading Fire & Blood as a side gig so I can learn more in terms of the History and Lore of Westeros.


House Alignment: Probably Baratheon because they always kill me with their one liners. They've always been mouthy and it's entertaining for me. XDĀ 


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shadow fox [v a n n e r s]
September 9th, 2022 8:15:20pm
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i would die for rhaenyra.

matt kinda looks bald a lot of the time to me with his hair xD




 

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September 11th, 2022 6:42:50pm
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Now that I'm finally caught up (I just couldn't find the time to watch the last two episodes lately!), I can read and reply to this thread. xD

I have some mixed feelings on it so far. It feels like it's moving SO fast. We've covered years in a matter of three episodes. But, to be fair, it doesn't feel bad. I just wish I was seeing more of the character development along the way!

As Shadow said, I would die for Rhaenyra.Ā I really enjoy her as a character so far and am excited to see how her story pans out. I know absolutely nothing lore wise from this period so I have no idea how her story goes. The scene of her returning to the camp during the hunt for Aegon's nameday with the pig blood all over her was such a mood. She is definitely my favorite right now.

Daemon is an neat character as well. I'm hoping his arc isn't as predictable as it seems. I don't really know him outside of this role so I guess I'm lucky in that! He does look a little out of place sometimes, but I do think he suits the character well.

It is so hard to choose a single house! But since Rhaenyra is Targaryen, I might have to go with that one. HOWEVER, Velaryon is really really close behind. Sea Snake is a sick nickname for Corlys, Castle Driftmark sounds neat, and I'm a sucker for anything with strong sea ties. xD




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