The first season of the Game of Thrones prequel series has almost concluded, but thankfully, House of the Dragon season 2 has already been confirmed.
However, the coronation suffered a catastrophic interruption thanks to the Queen Who Never Was, Princess Rhaenys Targaryen (Eve Best).
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When is House of the Dragon episode 10 released?
House of the Dragon episode 9, titled The Black Queen, will be released on Monday 24th October 2022 at 2am BST.
The episode will be made available on Sky Atlantic and NOW.
What will happen in House of the Dragon episode 10?
In the trailer for House of the Dragon episode 10, The Black Queen, we open with Princess Rhaenys Targaryen (Eve Best) flying her dragon Meleys to Dragonstone after escaping King's Landing and the coronation of King Aegon II Targaryen (Tom Glynn-Carney).
"The Greens are coming for you, Rhaenyra," warns Rhaenys, "and for you children."
We then see Daemon grab his sword Dark Sister and tell his wife: "You cannot bend the knee to the Hightowers. They stole your birthright."
A gathering of Rhaenyra's supporters is then shown standing in the Map Room of Dragonstone with Rhaenys' voice noting: "Every man standing around the Painted Table urges her to plunge the realm into war."
One lord tells Rhaenyra: "Lay siege to the Red Keep."
Then, Rhaenyra's son and heir Prince Jacaerys Velaryon (Harry Collett) tells his mother: "Send us."
Jacaerys and his younger brother Prince Lucerys Velaryon (Elliot Grihault) are then shown running towards their dragons, while a shot of Prince Aemond Targaryen's (Ewan Mitchell) dragon Vhagar is shown.
A shot is then shown of Ser Erryk Cargyll (Elliott Tittensor) holding out the crown of the late King Viserys and stating: "I swear toward the Queen."
A voice then tells Rhaenyra: "Your cause holds a power that has not been seen since the days of Old Valyria."
The trailer ends with Prince Daemon singing in High Valyrian in the bowels of Dragonstone to the dragon Vermithor, who breathes fire.
Shots then show Prince Daemon drawing his sword on the causeway of Dragonstone towards his old rival, Ser Otto Hightower (Rhys Ifans).
Will everyone make it to the end of the episode?
House of the Dragon release schedule
House of the Dragon season 1 will consist of 10 episodes and will release weekly with the schedule below.
- House of the Dragon episode 1 - The Heirs of the Dragon - Monday 22nd August 2022 at 2am BST.
- House of the Dragon episode 2 - The Rogue Prince - Monday 29th August 2022 at 2am BST.
- House of the Dragon episode 3 - Second of His Name - Monday 5th September 2022 at 2am BST.
- House of the Dragon episode 4 - King of the Narrow Sea - Monday 12th September 2022 at 2am BST.
- House of the Dragon episode 5 - We Light The Way - Monday 19th September 2022 at 2am BST.
- House of the Dragon episode 6 - The Princess and the Queen - Monday 26th September 2022 at 2am BST.
- House of the Dragon episode 7 - Driftmark - Monday 3rd October 2022 at 2am BST.
- House of the Dragon episode 8 - The Lord of the Tides - Monday 10th October 2022 at 2am BST.
- House of the Dragon episode 9 - The Green Council - Monday 17th October 2022 at 2am BST.
- House of the Dragon episode 10 - The Black Queen - Monday 24th October 2022 at 2am BST.
Who appears in House of the Dragon?
Paddy Considine leads the cast of House of the Dragon as the monarch King Viserys I Targaryen, while former Doctor Who star Matt Smith portrays his roguish brother, Prince Daemon Targaryen.
Emma D'Arcy plays the King's daughter, Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, while Milly Alcock portrays the character in her younger years.
Meanwhile, Olivia Cooke takes on the role of Queen Alicent Hightower, who was Rhaenyra's best friend growing up and portrayed in her younger years by Emily Carey.
Rhys Ifans portrays Alicent's father and the Hand of the King, Ser Otto Hightower, who is also an enemy of Prince Daemon.
Elsewhere, Steve Toussaint plays the influential seafarer Lord Corlys Velaryon, while Eve Best portrays his wife and the 'Queen Who Never Was', Princess Rhaenys Targaryen.
Sonoya Mizuno plays Prince Daemon's shrewd paramour Mysaria, while Fabien Frankel takes on the role of skilled swordsman Ser Criston Cole.
Outlander star Graham McTavish takes on the role of Ser Harrold Westerling, a member of the Kingsguard who protects Princess Rhaenyra.
Matthew Needham portrays the shrewd Larys Strong, while Jefferson Hall portrays the twins Lord Jason Lannister and Ser Tyland Lannister.
Additionally, Harry Collett plays Prince Jacaerys Velaryon, Tom Glynn-Carney plays King Aegon II Targaryen, Ewan Mitchell portrays Prince Aemond Targaryen, Bethany Antonia plays Lady Baela Targaryen, Phoebe Campbell plays Lady Rhaena Targaryen, and Phia Saban portrays Queen Helaena Targaryen.
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