Tag Archives: House Targaryen

EPISODE 74 — W/HISTORY OF WESTEROS — THE DANCE OF THE DRAGONS, PT.5

The fifth installment of our collaboration with History of Westeros is here, and the Dying of the Dragons is the theme of the day. In this episode we revisit several locations where some of the decisive events of the war occur — Harrenhal, Tumbleton, and Dragonstone— and things continue to fall apart for House Targaryen.

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EPISODE 73 – DRAGONS

In this brand new episode we begin a series on the magical creatures of ASOIAF with an in depth look at dragons! Join us as we take you through the history of dragons, their background in the series, and how they’ve shaped the world of Westeros, as well as a complete catalog of every dragon from the mists of legend through the present!

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Episode 68 – We Three Kings

The final three Targaryen Kings — Aegon V, Jaehaerys II, and Aerys II — ruled collectively for more than 50 years, and their reigns were all influenced to some extent by dragon dreams, prophecies, and the Blackfyre issue. Join us as we follow those threads through the final decades of Targaryen rule in the Seven Kingdoms — including an analysis of the tragedy at Summerhall — and speculate what the histories might reveal to us about the present and future of House Targaryen in ASoIaF.

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EPISODE 64 — W/HISTORY OF WESTEROS — THE DANCE OF THE DRAGONS, PT.4

In this installment of our collaboration things really start to fall apart for House Targaryen. We cover the campaigns in the Riverlands, the events at Bitterbridge and Tumbleton, and the situation at King’s Landing, The green army crumbles, while the black hold on power is disintegrating. Join us for this next chapter in the story of the Dance of the Dragons!

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EPISODE 58 — W/HISTORY OF WESTEROS — THE DANCE OF THE DRAGONS, PT.3

In this installment of our collaboration with History of Westeros, we cover more dragons dancing (and dying), and more death, destruction, and disappointment in the Targaryen civil war. We also discuss some real world history parallels and make a few more chess metaphors!

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EPISODE 52 — W/HISTORY OF WESTEROS — THE DANCE OF THE DRAGONS, PT.2

Lady Gwyn and Aziz from History of Westeros continue a series analyzing the Dance of the Dragons. In this episode we explore the opening moves of the conflict, efforts at diplomacy, and the events that led to full scale civil war. Mini sections on Aegon II, the dragons, and the real world history that influenced GRRM complete the episode.

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EPISODE 45 — W.HISTORY OF WESTEROS — THE DANCE OF THE DRAGONS, PT.1

Lady Gwyn and Aziz from History of Westeros host the first of a co-produced series analyzing the Dance of the Dragons. In this episode we explore the real world influences for the saga, as well as the root causes and conflicts that led to the Targaryen civil war.

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