As a successor to King Jaeherys I, Viserys I Targaryen is now named as the King of the Seven Kingdoms.
HOTD starts when the Targaryens are at the height of their power, and King Jaeherys was looking for a viable candidate to be his successor.
According to King Jaeherys, “the only thing that could tear down the house of the dragon was itself.”
Before the death of King Aerys and the birth of Daenerys Targaryen, Viserys has a daughter named Rhaenyra.
Rhaenyra is a trustworthy, confident, and valuable young princess besides she is a dragon rider also.
King Viserys I, wants a son for his throne despite having a courageous and worthy first-born daughter.
Rhaenyra befriends Alicent and shares that she would love to fly with her on dragonback and travel the world.
The king’s commander of the City Watch Daemon, orders his soldiers to enact a law. Otto stresses to Viserys that Daemon can’t be allowed to act.
The first episode of House of the Dragon was premiered on HBO and HBO Max on Sunday, August 21, 2022.