‘House of the Dragon’ Episode 9 Recap

The penultimate episode of the season, filled with a few highs and plenty of lows, detonates in its final moments

The king is dead, long live the king. We just need to find him first. The penultimate entry into House of the Dragon’s first season

‘The Green Council’, picks up right where last week’s episode left off

Viserys has indeed died, leaving a Paddy Considine-sized hole in House of the Dragon

But will it be a smooth transition of power? If it were, this would be a much shorter franchis

Alicent (Olivia Cooke) tells her father about the late king’s deathbed mutterings

However frustrating the dream misinterpretation, it’s clear the showrunners want to build sympathy for Alicent

Even a mother’s love can’t blind her from the fact that Aegon is a simpering fool