The conclusion of House of the Dragon's Episode 8 puts us on a course we cannot reverse just when matters for House Targaryen appear to be improving.

The conWe witness Viserys (Paddy Considine), Rhaenyra (Emma D'Arcy), and Daemon (Matt Smith) reuniting after six years apart, thus the episode is very poignant for them.clusion of House of the Dragon's Episode 8 puts us on a course we cannot reverse just when matters for House Targaryen appear to be improving.

Since Lucerys Velaryon's (Elliot Grihault) claim to the throne of Driftmark is being contested by Vaemond Valeryon (Wil Johnson),

The episode comes close to ending on a positive note. In the throne room, Vaemond is executed by Daemon after calling Luke and Jace (Harry Collett) cretins and Rhaenyra a whore.

Viserys seems to be able to unite the family despite their ill will against one another and persuade them to put aside their disagreements.

Rhaenyra arrives at her father's quarters late at night, distraught and worried about her status as the heir and her sons' legitimacy being questioned once more.

Once more, Viserys does not at first recognise her. He addresses her as Alicent. Rhaenyra corrects him and inquires about the veracity of Aegon the Conqueror's prophesy, which is the Song of Ice and Fire.

After their meal later that evening, Viserys is once more in discomfort. Alicent shows up this time to give him milk of the poppy. She is mistaken for Rhaenyra, and he apologises. I apologise.

The conclusion of House of the Dragon's Episode 8 puts us on a course we cannot reverse just when matters for House Targaryen appear to be improving.