Following Episode 10, here’s your guide to all of Daemon and Rhaenyra’s children in House of the Dragon.
It’s been quite a journey for the unlikely couple – well, we say that, but the Targaryens are rather notorious for keeping their romances in the family.
The uncle and niece first got together in a pleasure house, which saw Daemon exiled and Rhaenyra forced into a marriage with Laenor Velaryon.
In Episode 7, we saw Laenor dispatched and the pair finally got married in a traditional Valryian ceremony – and now, they have children of their own.
Spoilers for House of the Dragon to follow…
House of the Dragon: Daemon and Rhaenyra’s children, explained
Daemon and Rhaenyra share two children together: Aegon III and Viserys II.
They were first seen in Episode 8, with both children still infants at this point in the story. We won’t go into too many details about their future, but let’s say this: they will play a major role as the Dance of the Dragons draws to a close.
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We also saw that Rhaenyra is once again pregnant, with her and Daemon’s third child on the way. This comes to the fore in Episode 10, but this is your last spoiler warning.
In Episode 10, Rhaenyra goes into labor after Rhaenys informs her of Viserys’ death and Aegon II being crowned king in her absence, despite Viserys naming her heir.
The comes the final blow: Rhaenyra’s baby daughter – whom they’d named Visenya, according to George R.R. Martin’s Fire and Blood – is stillborn after a brutal, bloody labor.
This is similar to the book, where the baby also has dragon-like birth defects, including a hole in her chest and a small tail.
“She was my only daughter, and they killed her. They stole my crown and murdered my daughter, and they shall answer for it,” Rhaenyra says in the book.
House of the Dragon Episode 9 will be available to watch on October 16 in the US and October 17 in the UK.