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08th Jul 2024

Fans say latest episode of House of the Dragon is ‘the best in television history’


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Let me just say again if you ignored the first warning that this article contains spoilers, spoilers and more spoilers.

Fans of House of the Dragon have been left in disbelief after the final scenes of season two episode four, with some going as far as calling it “the best episode in television history.”

The show, which is based on George R.R. Martin’s bestseller Fire & Blood, zones in on the civil war commonly referred to as ‘The Dance of the Dragons’ between Rhaenyra Targaryen and her estranged half brother, Aegon Targaryen.

Despite Rhaenyra’s attempts to bring proceedings to a peaceful conclusion in episode three of the latest season, it’s fair to say the war between the Blacks and the Greens has officially begun in episode four.

After a brutal fight on dragonback between Rhaenys, Aegon and Aemond Targaryen, fans of the show were all left in awe, with many taking to X to make their opinions known.

Although many were left in awe, some viewers were also left confused, theorising about the fate of one character in particular.

Whilst Rhaenys and her dragon Meleys were brutally killed by Aegon and Vhagar, the fate of Aegon – who was also attacked by Vhagar – was left up in the air.

Although he was visibly severely injured and completely immobile, it is currently unclear whether or not he survived the attack.

I’m sure this question, amongst others, will be answered on next week’s episode, but for now everyone can only come up with their theories.