Everyone’s talking about House of Dragons! What’s the deal with this show anyways? We’re going to give you the “busy girls recap” of House of Dragons so you can keep up with that person who keeps telling you…YOU GOTTA WATCH THIS! Let’s dive in!

How many episodes are in House of the Dragon?

House of the Dragon’s first season will have 10 episodes.

What is the plot of House of the Dragon?

House of the Dragon is about the Targaryen family, who ruled Westeros for 300 years. House of the Dragon begins around 100 years into House Targaryen’s reign.

Is House of the Dragon a prequel?

Yes! There was originally two planned Game of Thrones prequels.

So, when does the prequel take place?

House of the Dragon picks up about 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones and, like its predecessor, will tell the bloody story of the fight for control of the Iron Throne.

Who are the Targaryens again?

If you watched Game of Thrones, you’re certainly familiar with Daenerys Targaryen, the platinum-blonde exiled princess who earned the nickname “The Mother of Dragons” due to her maternal instincts around her three-pet fire-breathers.

At the start of the series, she, and her brother Viserys were some of the last surviving members of their family’s once-powerful dynasty, who ruled Westeros from the Iron Throne for centuries before being ousted from power about 15 years before the start of Game of Thrones.

The prequel series dives deep into their family tree, offering a long-lens view of the political and military machinations that led to the start of GOT.

Is House of the Dragon based on a George R.R. Martin book?

Yes. George R.R. Martin released a book called Fire and Blood. It’s a fictional history book that chronicles House Targaryen.

House of the Dragon debuted on HBO and HBO Max on Aug. 21.

Go slay your dragons girl! YOU GOT THIS!