House Of The Dragon (Season 1)

What Is It?

The 2022 HBO American fantasy drama TV show House Of The Dragon (Season 1).

House of the Dragon | Official Trailer | HBO Max
House of the Dragon | Official Teaser Trailer | HBO Max

Here is how HBO describes this TV show:

The reign of House Targaryen begins: House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, is here.

Based on George R.R. Martin’s “Fire & Blood,” the series, which is set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, tells the story of House Targaryen.

House of the Dragon stars Paddy Considine (HBO’s The Third Day and The Outsider), Matt Smith (Doctor Who), Olivia Cooke, Emma D’Arcy, Steve Toussaint (It’s a SinDoctor Who), Eve Best, Sonoya Mizuno, Fabien Frankel, and Rhys Ifans.

Additional cast members include Milly Alcock, Bethany Antonia, Phoebe Campbell, Emily Carey, Harry Collett, Ryan Corr, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jefferson Hall, David Horovitch, Wil Johnson, John Macmillan, Graham McTavish, Ewan Mitchell, Theo Nate, Matthew Needham, Bill Paterson, Phia Saban, Gavin Spokes, and Savannah Steyn.

See the cast and characters here.

Martin and Ryan Condal serve as co-creators on the series.

Miguel Sapochnik and Condal are showrunners, and the pair also serve as executive producers along with Martin, Sara Hess, Jocelyn Diaz, Vince Gerardis, and Ron Schmidt.

Clare Kilner and Geeta Vasant Patel also direct the series.

Greg Yaitanes is director and co-executive producer.

Game of Thrones and Westworld composer Ramin Djawadi scored the series.

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East: The Strangest Places In Game Of Thrones?

East: The Strangest Places In Game Of Thrones?

What Is It?

The YouTube video East: The Strangest Places In Game Of Thrones? by the YouTube channel Alt Shift X.

Here is the description for this video:

What strange places lie to the far east and south of Westeros?

What are the dangers of Sothoryos and the Basilisk Isles?

What lurks in the Shivering Sea?

What does the Great Empire of the Dawn and the Five Forts reveal about the Long Night and Azor Ahai?

What are the dark mysteries of Asshai?

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Art credits:
Unseen Westeros: https://unseen-westeros.com/en/
Map by Klaradox: https://klaradox.de/en/
drafturgy: https://twitter.com/drafturgy
Mandy Finke: https://www.instagram.com/mafin_art/
Sanrixian: https://twitter.com/sanrixian
Kevin Catalan: https://www.kevincatalan.com
Oriana Wiesner: https://ownix.tumblr.com/
Matt Olson: https://www.deviantart.com/mattolsonart

Images from The World of Ice and Fire used with permission from Random House.

Images and video from Game of Thrones are the property of their creators, used here under fair use.

Check out Lucifer Means Lightbringer: https://lucifermeanslightbringer.com/
And History of Westeros: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheHistoryofwesteros

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Other images:
Old map: https://www.theguardian.com/books/gallery/2016/nov/16/the-lie-of-the-land-when-map-makers-get-it-wrong-edward-brooke-hitching-in-pictures#img-3
Lemur: https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/lemur
Silver sea: https://unsplash.com/photos/u8K28btKe88
Spider and snake: https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/363831?exhibitionId=%7B77f65f33-078f-4420-ac37-edaa58632fb6%7D
Centaur: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Centaur_(PSF).jpg
Aurora: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aurora_borealis_above_Lyngenfjorden,_2012_March.jpg
Skulls: https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/57070563/Sapiens_neanderthal_comparison_en_blackbackground.0.png
Mossovy forest: https://picalls.com/dark-forest/

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Special thanks to Patrons Reverend Xandria, Cameron Weiss, Jason Rattray, Ryan Steele, Eric Louis-Dreyfus, Triangle Wine Company, Harry, Chris Cole, Paul Lesiak, Hank Lero, Zach Gordon, DscoDan, Shane Veglia, Cregg Riley, Joel Soucy, Ali Almuhanna, LVE, I think a Faceless Man ran up and said ‘Valar Morghulus’ before running off?

0:00 Intro
0:36 Sothoryos
2:58 Basilisk Isles
5:37 Sarnor
7:28 Shivering Sea
8:33 Ib
10:35 Thousand Islands
11:40 The Bones
12:49 Jogos Nhai
14:21 Yi Ti & Great Empire
15:57 Five Forts
17:38 Leng
19:08 Asshai

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Daenerys Targaryen Returns To Westeros

Source: Wikipedia

Dream 1

I had more dreams before this and there were more interesting parts to this dream but I can not remember them, and so now I can only remember part of the end of the dream and another dream.

All that I can remember is that I was with my parent’s and we seemed to be out of town, we were inside a windowless multi-purpose building, I can not remember what the earlier parts of the building were but the last two parts that I remember were probably a store and a hotel.

After leaving the store area I went to maybe the hotel area where my parent’s were talking to the other grandparent’s of my nephew CC, they were my sister-in-law JC’s mom and step-father, and they seemed to be staying at the hotel area as well.

They had at least one male and female friend and / or family member with them, they were telling my parent’s that they were about to take a trip somewhere for their vacation, and maybe they invited my parent’s but they were not going to be able to go with them.

They also talked about their grandson (my nephew CC) and some other things, but that is all that I can remember of this dream.

Dream 2

All that I can remember of this dream is seeing and thinking about Daenerys Targaryen, her army, her dragons, and her allies returning by boat to Westeros to try to take back the Iron Throne.

I saw the boats sailing toward the shores as the dragons flew overhead, Daenerys was standing with some of her allies and Unsullied looking at the shores, and maybe talking about their plans.

I think that some people on land were watching as the boats sailed closer, I wondered how they would respond, and I wondered how Daenerys and her armies and her allies would respond to them.

I wondered how would she manage the logistics of feeding, watering, sheltering, transporting, et cetera her armies.

I imagine that would be expensive and resource intensive and that they would be at a disadvantage compared to their enemies, but I woke up as I watched and thought about this.

The end,

-John Jr