‘House of the Dragon’ wedding gives viewers red wedding flashbacks

Warning: Spoilers ahead for episode 5 .

Home of the Dragon Viewers were getting flashbacks to the Red Wedding during Sunday night’s episode 5, titled “We Light the Way,” when the royal wedding between Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen and Ser Lenore Velarion, son and heir of Lord Corlys Velarion, ended in a gruesome affair.

Earlier in the episode, it was decided that Rhaenyra would marry Ser Lenore to join the two most powerful houses: House Targaryen and House Valaryn. While King Viserys irons out the details with Lord Corlys and Princess Rhaenys, Ser Lanor and Rhaenyra take a walk on the beach, where they come to an agreement that they will fulfill their political duties as man and wife, but their marriage will be open Their different tastes.

In case you missed it, last episode, Rhaenyra took Ser Kristen Cole to bed. Meanwhile, we learn that Ser Lenore is gay and her secret lover is a knight, Ser Joffrey Lonemouth.

Leading up to the pre-royal wedding dinner, the night already took a dramatic turn as Viserys’ brother Damon appeared to sit at the head table, followed by Queen Alyssant Hightower, who wore a green appeared in the gown of of House Hightower when its beacon declares war.

However, it is while the guests are dancing that Ser Lenore’s secret lover Joffrey approaches Ser Kristen, the secret lover of Joffrey Rhaenyra, and threatens to blackmail him, leading Ser Kristen to eventually beat him to a pulp and kill him. prompting a complete distortion of his face.

Marriages in Westeros are rarely non-violent. At this point it’s almost expected, which is why some viewers started before anything went down. And even though Ser Kristen’s meltdown didn’t end with the body count nearly as high The red wedding, it was still shocking and jaw-dropping, and fans loved it.

Even more horrific, despite Ser Lenore’s secret lover being brutally murdered, the wedding still took place to join House Targaryen and House Velarion, while Ser Lenore wept throughout the ceremony. And at the very end of the episode, Viserys is out, leaving his fate in question as we head into episode 6 and its big jump in time, with new actresses Emma D’Arcy as Rhaenyra and Olivia Cooke as Alicent. presented

Home of the Dragon Airs on Sundays at 9 pm HBO.

Check out Reynaira and her uncle Damon getting more cozy, which fans were totally here for:

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