Warning: this text has House of the Dragon spoilers.
A brand new energy couple has emerged in Westeros.
That’s proper, through the Oct. 2 episode of House of the Dragon, Rhaenyra (Emma D’Arcy) and Daemon (Matt Smith) stopped combating their emotions for each other and lastly acquired collectively. However, this was extra than simply a bootleg liaison, as Rhaenyra and Daemon acquired married on the finish of the episode.
So, how precisely did the princess and her uncle—sure, you learn that appropriately—discover themselves on this entanglement? The episode kicked off with the Targaryens and the Velaryons reuniting at Driftmark for the funeral of Lady Laena (Nanna Blondell), Daemon’s late spouse.
As tensions remained excessive between Queen Alicent (Olivia Cooke) and Rhaenyra, the inheritor obvious confided in her uncle that questions on her kids’s legitimacy made her susceptible. She confirmed that her marriage to Laenor Velaryon (John Macmillan) was merely for present.
“We did try to conceive a child,” she shared with Daemon. “We performed our duty as best we could, but to no avail. There was no joy in it. I found that elsewhere.”
The duo proceeded to make love on the seashore, confirming that Rhaenyra and Daemon couldn’t keep away from each other. Their blissful second within the sand was derailed after Rhaenyra’s youthful brother Aemond (Leo Ashton) took custody of Vhagar, the late Laena’s dragon. This induced a brutal combat between the younger prince and his cousins, leading to Aemond dropping an eye fixed.