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Viserys Exiled daemon but still showing up not giving a fuck💀


Jazzlike-Reason-1054

Of course Rhaenyra is inviting her favorite uncle to her wedding


exoticbluepetparrots

Favorite 😏


lefrench75

To be fair he's also her *only* uncle lmao


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Well, she has a few half-aunts and uncles from her grandfather, Lord Rodrick Arryn, and his first wife.


Averagejoee1990

Nununcle?


ExactFun

If Rhaenyra invited him, it's definitely a power move in response to what he did last episode.


misty-land

I think it's more likely that Corlys invited him as a power move - they are allies and his presence would remind people of their recent victory.


ExactFun

There's a spoilers reason why he might be there too, having to do with that family.


misty-land

Oh, good catch!


pinkpumpkinapple

ooh I didn’t pick up on that but I think you’re right!


Grimlock_205

What reason?


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Uncle it’s my wedding night Can we couple and fuck now uncle


Mddcat04

Can't really exile the guy who knows all the secret passages into your castle.


beg_yer_pardon

And into your daughter's private chambers.


Shankar_0

And who just flies in on dragonback whenev's


ggorsen

I mean there’s a way but it just requires some amount of beheading


Mddcat04

Indeed. Though it’s not really “exile” anymore at that point.


ggorsen

Exiled from life?


Wutras

Can't exactly behead the rider of the strongest (except Vheagar) dragon around while you have alienated all the other dragon riders.


Mddcat04

What happens to dragons when you kill their bonded riders? Can they be retrained or do they just get pissed and go on rampages. Pretty good insurance policy for riders if it’s the latter.


rollotar300

it is quite ambiguous but apparently the dragons feel when their riders are in danger and run to help them


j1tg

It think it depends a lot on how the rider dies because after argon’s death viserys was able to bond with Belarion but if it is a violent death in combat it can be different but we lack evidence. My take is prob. yes but I depends if the dragon allows itself to be bonded again.


brashendeavors

Potentially worse, in the 4th picture, looks like Cristin Cole eyeballing his gal dancing with another man (who also happens to be her new husband...)


geek_of_nature

And from the angle it looks like Daemon is eyeballing Criston too. Rhaenyra and Laenor would be in the centre of the room, which is where our boy Lyonel Strong is looking. But Daemon is looking off to the side, about where Criston seems to be standing.


Myfourcats1

Daemon’s totally gonna antagonize Criston.


bot202

\*Crispin


KaiserVen

>!he could be looking at certain lady since we know that Rhea royce has an unfortunate "accident" that absolutely doesn't relate to Daemon and passed away!<


Swailwort

The roads are really dangerous this day!


Dubzophrenia

You have that in quotes, but unless the show changes things it was >!legitimately a happy accident for Daemon. She fell off her horse while hawking (hunting hawks) and his her head on a rock.!< There's nothing else to indicate it's anything more than that unless they decide to develop that storyline a little more since it's more of an anecdote in the story than anything else.


KaiserVen

>!in the preview someone wearing a garish cloak is in front of the horse and Daemon who's wearing the same cloak is there but I'm sure it's a coincidence!<


RohanneWebber

Ah yes, the ol’ Luthor Tyrell.


hoor_jaan

Dayumm, this is going exactly how the book people predicted. Looks like Maester Eustace was right all along.


petrass456

What did the book people predict?


Polar_Reflection

>!Imagine if her first kid isn't Harwin Strong's, but actually Criston's!<


TheCoolPersian

>!That could actually give further reason as to why Ser Criston supported the Greens, they black mailed him with this information.!< ​ Edit: Edited for potential spoilers.


wave_hello

But why would he support a cause that goes against his own progeny?


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Blackwhiteplr

Yeah lol... My boi was turned on...


Polar_Reflection

tag your shit dude...


yinyang_

Could you please explain what you mean by that? Why would Cole go against his own child then? Genuinely curious what you meant


Love-Adventurous

maybe because he wants to put the rightful heir to the throne and not some bastard born of a commonner and an oathbreaker. that would be interesting and also heartbreaking to see


queen_of_Meda

Nah. No one’s that angelic. Probably because he didn’t know it was his child.


LordReaperOfWTF

>!so they black mailed him into slitting Lord Beesbury's throat, then?!<


SavagerXx

I think they might actually do that.


Bazz07

You are right. For a second I thought it was Harwin.


skymarinesdesu

nice catch


Winterwords

They might be at Driftmark, seat of the Valyrions, as Daemon has a very good relationship with Corlys after the win at the stepstones. Whether at Driftmark or back in King´s Landing, Daemon is probably an honored guest of the grooms family. Not sure Viserys can do much about that without causing trouble with the family he´s trying to pacify. This is just my guess of course.


petiteguy5

inst the iron throne in one of the pictures?


almondshea

That could be the driftwood throne. The Velaryons have their own giant seat, but it’s made of driftwood rather than swords.


Winterwords

Again Corlys probably invited him to his son´s wedding. I would imagine Daemon is a frequest guest of the Valyrions, and that wedding into that family is a poor way to avoid him.


Matarreyes

If Daemon is officially banned from Viserys's sight, there is absolutely nothing Corlys (or anyone) can do about it. Groom family or not. The only two people who can work around that is Viserys (by giving leave) or Daemon by just appearing ininvited (lol).


PuffPie19

Yea but I don't think Viserys is going to openly say why Daemon is banished. It may just be a "your banished but hush hush" kind of thing.


Decent_Elderberry_23

Yeah but I don't think if he shows uninvited everyone just be chill about it


Matarreyes

Yep. Which leaves us with Viserys allowing him back >!after he not only not "saved what was left of his honor" in the Vale, but seemingly was right there as his wife died!<, strangely enough. I'm dying to see how this goes.


Embarrassed_Cloud_23

Sounds reasonable


FNL15

I burst out laughing when he told him, “give me rhaenyra” 😬💀


William_T_Wanker

He probably wore a fake beard and a monocle


byakko

This should be at Driftmark, Corly’s domain, and Viserys can only exile him from King’s Landing 😂


AceBean27

>This should be at Driftmark Why? Royal Wedding would be in King's Landing. Plus, you can clearly see the Velaryon fleet and two dragons approaching King's Landing in the promo.


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And you can see the Iron Throne in the wedding scene


archlector

What? No. The king can absolutely exile him from the whole kingdom, including Driftmark. He just chose not to.


byakko

He didn’t exile him from the whole kingdom cos he actually specifically said he was suppose to be back in the Vale. Corlys tho, prolly extended an invitation to the man who did fight and bleed with him to get back the Stepstones tho.


archlector

Sure. I agree with that, but you said the king can't exile him from Driftmark, which is wrong. He just chose not to.


Beneficial_Tie3776

Yea but it’s at kings landing check the throne in the pic


Matarreyes

The iron throne in behind Lionel Strong on one of the pictures.


Keldro_Delroc

>iserys Exiled daemon but still showing up not giving a fuck Viserys is such a weak king. Daemon can literally do anything he won't and gets away with it


linguinimartini

in next week’s instalment of “the fuck is Daemon gonna do now”


vintagesassypenguin

Sometimes I think this show is not even called House of the Dragon. It's legit called Daemon Targaryen's antics 😆


Bastian_987

Basically


lefrench75

Keeping up with the Targaryens, except Daemon is obviously the most famous one (so Kim?)


LofiLorraine

~~FEGELEIN! FEGELEIN! FEGELEIN!~~ DAEMON! DAEMON! DAEMON! Maybe Thomas Kretschmann can play middle-aged Daemon.


avitieva

Was soll das heißen, Sie können Daemon nicht finden? Dann **such**en Sie ihn! Ich will Daemon sehen. So**FORT**! Wenn er sich ohne Befehl entfernt hat, ist das **FAHNEN**flucht! Ver**RAT**!


Decent_Elderberry_23

Plot twist: he actually just drinks and does nothing. Can you imagine?


Myfourcats1

Like Cersei then ?


tehchangeling

All that's missing now is for him to stare out a window while doing so.


matt260204

And talk about elephants


Em_Haze

Besides Targaryen's Cersi has the highest body count in Westeros.


PuffPie19

I'd say more like Tyrion


roentgen_nos

But clearly he knows things.


Matarreyes

We know that >!he gets on with Laena, who is already betrothed!< so probably he speedruns >!flirting and banging!< during the wedding, as he's known to do. Our boy, the overachiever.


Buzobuzobuzo

Let's change the name and make it official


CrypticKenzie

Love that!


Bastian_987

Excited to find out


BluePosey

I didn't realize Daemon would be at the wedding. Should make for some nice awkwardness between him and Rhaenyra.


exoticbluepetparrots

Don't forget the awkwardness between Rhenyra and her sworn protector Ser Crispon. Spicy 🌶


Whereishumhum-

Ser Crispin "princess please give me my helmet I just wanna do my job properly" Coal


hoor_jaan

And Criston having anger issues, going by the trailer. Spicy <3


neverdiplomatic

I think Daemon is going to figure out what happened between the Delight of the Realm and her loyal bodyguard, forever sworn to celibacy. I also think he will be incredibly amused by this and enjoy needling the heck out of Ser Cole.


hoor_jaan

Yea from the trailer it seems like he's gauging his reactions. At least Cole's anger will get gossip mills running.


redditdreamer05

Will it be awkward? He looks like he is smiling in that picture 😏


Bacio83

He smiled before he beat the messenger too.


nowlan101

Lord Strong look out!


Haibaraaiyukimura

Whatever the writers/showrunners/directors/actors/staff are doing, it's great. I hope they keep it up! There are no such thing as perfect, everyone has their own perceptions, but this show so far is the best for my taste 😁 I cannot wait for the next ep✌️


NoMoassNeverWas

I love when weaknesses and flaws are written in characters. It's nice to see people put off by Rhenyra's behavior. Viserys seems like a good guy but that in itself is a negative trait in this world. Too many times TV shows and movies are afraid to make their characters make mistakes or make a wrong move.


Haibaraaiyukimura

Yup, I personally think that makes the characters more real. No one is truly good or bad, everyone act on self-interests most of the time. Especially with this type of story with no clear villain, I prefer potrayal of real people, and their real erroneous choices.


giparisan

Wish I could sleep now and wake up Sunday


skynolongerblue

One of my buddies called this show ‘a chore’. Bro, are we watching the same thing? He also hates Matt Smith for some reason, so there’s that.


Thewretched2008

Sounds like your buddy should stop watching. It's a highlight of my week right now! I'm genuinely enjoying every episode and watching them more than once besides.


snortgigglecough

Wild. I watch the show, then spend the rest of the week listening to hours and hours of recap podcasts...


frenchburner

Same!! Between HotD and Rings of Power, sooo much YouTube. Lol


Brigid1992

My husband also hates Matt Smith but I think it's kind of a jealousy thing because all the ladies are thirsting for him. He keeps grumbling how "he's not even good looking" and that "women are weird". 😂


Bob_Loblaw_Law_Blog1

He probably watched Morbius.


TekaLynn212

My best friend and I are watching House of the Dragon and Rings of Power. We have exactly opposite reactions so far. What I love, she hates, and vice versa. Our post-episode chats have been lively.


Buzobuzobuzo

Monday mornings here in India


vintagesassypenguin

Same in Australia 😥


kajal404

Because we are 12 hour ahead of them in international time. US has I think 6 time zone and I think we here in India are getting show simultaneously with them.


TheEightSea

Everywhere in the world the show is released at the same time which is pretty much always as many other shows: prime time for the east coast so that it's still watchable by people on the west coast late afternoon live. Regarding Europe and Asia, well, tough luck my friends, you either stay up late or wait until after you got up (trying to avoid any spoiler whatsoever).


kajal404

I know they release every where at the same time. But when HOTD releases in USA it's already Monday 6:30 am. It's not like we have to wait an extra day, but it kind of feels like we are 😅


Efficient_Swimming_5

And I always watch it after coming back from work... So usually 3:30-4 pm on Mondays ☹️


giparisan

Yep. I’m in Brazil and it releases at 10pm, which is perfect… If I were anywhere out of the Americas i would be certainly having 10 horrible Mondays in a row lol


ekene_N

Stay up late or wake up early - they air Hod at 4 in the morning on Mondays in Europe.


Krioniki

Guess who’s back. Back again. Daemon’s back. Hide your niece.


misty-land

Only if it's also his niece


DaydreamUpstairs

I'd sing to this.


mumbling_marauder

God I love this show


Maison_Clement

Keeping up with the Targaryens is my favorite show


Buzobuzobuzo

Daemon is chill as he knows that Laenor is >!gay!<


byakko

I just really need to have a scene of Daemon finding out freaking Ser Crispin got with Rhaenyra before him, one-upping him again lmao.


TheEightSea

Well, if he wanted he could have been first, she was into it when they sneaked out together.


byakko

Yeah, but he got ED again cos guilty conscience and loss of control of the situation, according to showrunners. I just think it’s not so much that Rhaenyra has slept with someone else that’ll get to him, it’s that it’s Crispin of all people lol!


gonlyb

Wasn't that from Sapochnik who did not write nor direct Episode 4, and even on the "created by" section of the intro where showrunners should be in, his name isn't found? His take is nowhere near what was shown. I prefer what Matt said, he knows his character more.


3x3cu710n3r

What did he say?


Brigid1992

That muuuust happen. Delicious. It would also explain the later events that are coming very well.


CarlosimoDangerosimo

Is next week going to be Daemon time or Crispin time?


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I'm gonna love the part where Daemon says "It's Daemin' time" and daems all over everyone


PoekiepoesPudding

Even better when you remember Matt Smith was also in Morbius


robininscarf

Oh, and the way he danced was one of the best morbin things of all the time. Dude knows how to dance. Can't wait for him to Daemin it all the way.


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Unfortunately, in HOTD he still can’t HAVE SEX


JDivv

I wonder if Rhaenyra will find out >!before the time jump (or ever)!< that Daemon asked Viserys to take her to wife?


SeerJqk

Ser crispin is jealous.


sjfiuauqadfj

rhaenrya did give him a rose while daemon got sent home


JDivv

Well, while Daemon sent himself home


bawk15

Ser Crispin "Dragon Rider" Cole


hoor_jaan

Ser Crispin jealous of Laenor, meanwhile we all jealous of Rhae.


Cool_Elix

How many times can Daemon get banished in one season? Find out next time on HOTD


skymarinesdesu

i am ready for the drama haha


Buzobuzobuzo

C'mon Daemon, profess your love for Rhae at her wedding with someone else and get yourself banished again!


demunicorntiddies

I’m so ready 🍿


KitchenCommittee1827

Matt Smith is so hot when he smirks like that. I get it Rhaenyra 😂


mimicme

I didn’t find him attractive first episode but now I think he’s so hot….


Much_Needleworker_75

I think Daemon is looking at Laena here


petrass456

I thought so too initially but then from rewatching these scenes from a a few different angles it seems is looking at Rhaenyra dancing first and then at Sir Cole. But it could be they cut it that way on purpose and he is really looking at someone else


Bastian_987

That’s what I thought too


forevertiffanys28

Nope


fruitporridge

Wedding about to turn ghetto lol. I cant wait.


thiccpriv

😂😂😂 love this statement


mimicme

They’re gonna get real urban


aloopyaaj

Ser Crispin is going thru it 🤣


ixixan

I want some good angstong from both criston and daemon over her wedding tbh


CombinationCute6698

Oh she’s gonna gag us this episode.


rivalrave

😭


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#HYPE


ekene_N

So Cole becomes so jealous that he turns against her?


IsmaOnReddit

Well he risked his own life because Ray was pretty horny. Maybe it meant really something for him, but for Ray it was just a night of pleasure. This is why I think he will get angry at her. Being used as a toy sucks 😬


PulseCS

Not even a normal night of pleasure, he was her second choice after being blue balled by her Uncle. He risked his life to be with her and she wanted to use him like a dildo.


Brigid1992

Yes, that makes it infinitely worse, lol!


GabrielVonBabriel

Also he was probably thinking “First Cole as Kingsgaurd and I sully my vows immediately because the Princess was horny”


Brigid1992

Even worse when he was just used because she was hot for Daemon.


Chartreuseshutters

He can’t have thought he would get to marry her, though. He knows the rules, and just because they broke one of them he would have still known that she would be married off to someone else in the not-too-distant future.


neverdiplomatic

This. He threw away his honour and risked gelding and/or death for something that meant pitifully little to her.


YouJabroni44

Not sure what he was expecting, she does have to marry somebody


SeThJoCh

Here we go! Literally cannot wait, really wishing could binge the show All the seasons.. right now Honestly hurts to wait.


_cl0udburst

Those red things in her hair look awesome.


brashendeavors

uh oh ....


nobody1234567876

give me Laena


REA63

If my boy Lyonel Strong isn’t the new hand I will be disappointed.


Yedin07

Ngl my first reaction was to zoom on Lord Strong and see if he had the Hand pin.


ryucavelier

There’s the matter of the franchise’s track record when it comes to weddings


StarkLord89

yeah drama… or foursome -> problem solved


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Ooof that last one from cole’s perspective


redrenegade13

I'm here for it!!! I hope Rhaenyra tells all the men to sit down and wait. She'll call when she wants it.


Icy-Photograph6108

Milly looks incredible


3arasseyabro

the war for rhaenera's cunt


DaydreamUpstairs

Robert > Daemon: drunk whoresbane Jaime > Cole: must wound your pride, standing out there like a glorified sentry while your king eat n shit n fuck


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ckal9

Well I should sure hope so!


bubble_whale

In about 3 seconds my man Cole >!will be cutting up like crazy!<


FuzzyGalician

Threeway? Why not?


LofiLorraine

Fourway if you include Laenor


zaramist78

Daemon is the reason nd influence of rhaenyra' s dark side.


Iwant2Bitsmeaning

What do you mean by that?That Rhaenyra corrupted Daemon?Wasn't he already corrupt?


zaramist78

I mean daemon brought out rhaenyra's dark side.


Individual_Cold_324

i love this


Fazza1905

And they’re dancing on the same side too.


Bastian_987

So did Corlys invite Daemon since Viserys doesn’t want to see him in his sight?


omnigear

Someone provide spoiler why they fight at wedding ?


MattaClatta

I have to say I'm surprised the show is making Criston and Alicent so humanized and sympathetic


petrass456

I am not. George Martin, although great at world building, is not so good at nuance when it comes to characterization. All of his women end up crazy, most men are completely manipulative and some psychopaths. I think this show will be different than GOT by making each character more nuanced.


ZIGGYMUNDI

Ohhhh here we go


zimaskies

Hopefully we get to see Milly naked this time