Warning: this text has Home of the Dragon spoilers.
A brand new energy couple has emerged in Westeros.
That is proper, in the course of the Oct. 2 episode of Home of the Dragon, Rhaenyra (Emma D’Arcy) and Daemon (Matt Smith) stopped combating their emotions for each other and lastly obtained collectively. Nevertheless, this was extra than simply a bootleg liaison, as Rhaenyra and Daemon obtained 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 Girl 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 youngsters’s legitimacy made her susceptible. She confirmed that her marriage to Laenor Velaryon (John Macmillan) was merely for present.
“We did attempt to conceive a baby,” she shared with Daemon. “We carried out our obligation as greatest we may, however to no avail. There was no pleasure in it. I discovered that elsewhere.”
The duo proceeded to make love on the seashore, confirming that Rhaenyra and Daemon couldn’t avoid 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 prompted a brutal struggle between the younger prince and his cousins, leading to Aemond shedding an eye fixed.