The network shared a teaser following Sunday’s episode of the fantasy drama series.
19 Sep (News) — HBO gives a glimpse house of the dragon episode 6
Episode 6 introduces older versions of Rhaenyra Targaryen and Alicent Hightower. Emma D’Arcy takes on the role of Rhaenyra from Milly Alcock, while Olivia Cooke replaces Emily Carey as Alicent.
The older Rhaenyra and Alicent are both seen with their respective children, including Alicent’s son, Prince Aegon.
“What are children but a weakness? Through them, you imagine that you will last forever…but for them, you give up what you shouldn’t,” one person says in an off-screen comment.
In Sunday’s episode, Alicent (Carey) found out about Rhaenyra’s (Alcock) tryst with her protector of the Kingsguard, Ser Criston Cole (Fabien Frankel), before Rhaenyra’s marriage to Laenor Velaryon (Theo Nate).
After Laenor’s lover Joffrey Lonmouth (Solly McLeod) tells Criston that he knows Criston is Rhaenyra’s lover, Criston beats Joffrey to death at Rhaenyra and Laenor’s wedding.
house of the dragon based on the book by George RR Martin Fire & Blood. The show takes place about 200 years before the events of game of Thronesbased on Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series.
Also starring are Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint and Eve Best.
house of the dragon airs Sundays at 9 p.m. EDT on HBO and HBO Max.