“There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.” – Niccolo Machiavelli House of the Dragon ends with a tragedy that compels itself through a feeling of inevitability. Once Alicent (Olivia […]
Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke) enjoys an improved turn of character.
“Driftmark” begins with a funeral and ends on a rebirth, a rare inverse of the usual cycle that defines lives and stories in Westeros.
Some very odd character development makes for a dark second half to the season.
The dynamics of power reveal their many intricacies in episode 4 of HBO's House of the Dragon.
King Viserys is a fool. But he is a fool with power and isn’t aware that he is a fool with power. What does that mean for the people of Westeros and beyond?
Those in a position of power would rather burn everything to the ground than cede their power. That is the brutal lesson of episode two of HBO's House of the Dragon.
Is the Game of Thrones prequel series HOUSE OF THE DRAGON good? Is it worth investing in after all that disappointment? The answer to that is yes, with a caveat.