House of the Dragon, the Game of Thrones prequel, will focus on the Targaryen family (HBO)

House of the Dragon: A guide to the characters in new Game of Thrones show

House of the Dragon, the Game of Thrones prequel series, will focus on the Targaryen civil war known as the Dance of Dragons.

Monday, 9th May 2022, 12:54 pm

Set hundreds of years before the events of Game of Thrones, new HBO show House of the Dragon will cover the bloody civil war known as the Dance of Dragons.

The death of King Viserys sparks a power struggle, with the major houses splitting into two factions either supporting his daughter Rhaenyra (the blacks) or his younger son Aegon’s claim (the greens).

Here’s a guide on who the key players are and which side they’re on.

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