The primary reason Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke) thinks her son Aegon II ought to rule the Seven Kingdoms was changed from the Fire & Blood novel.
Although Laenor Velaryon (John MacMillan) was last seen departing King's Landing after his murder was staged, Lord Corlys Velaryon (Steve Toussaint) believes that his son is dead.
Aemond (Ewan Mitchell) disclosed that he had replaced his eye socket with a mystery blue gemstone before unintentionally killing his nephew, Lucerys (Elliot Grihault), above Storm's End.
Aegon II will need to assemble a military council to defend his country after Princess Rhaenys' (Eve Best) entrance disturbed his coronation ceremony. Aegon II may be a belligerent, inebriated fool, but he is not a tactician.
The reoccurring danger of the Triarchy was one of the strangest recurring stories in the first season.
The search for allies will be important for both the Blacks and the Greens as they stake their claims. We know that Rhaenyra has dispatched Jacaerys (Harry Collett) to the North to approach the Lord of Winterfell
Viserys is one of the “dreamers” in his family that is granted with mysterious prophecies about the future. Many of the most influential Targaryens in the history of Westeros had “dragon dreams”
Mysaria (Sonoya Mizuno), who served as Daemon's mistress, may have been expecting a dragon egg from him, but he abandoned her after developing feelings for Rhaenyra. Mysaria has developed into King's Landing's "master of whispers" in the years that have come.
Larys Strong appears to have taken on the role that Littlefinger (Aidan Gillan) played on Game of Thrones in terms of being a character that we love to loathe.