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Game Of Thrones Prequel Series About House Targaryen May Be Getting Green Lit

Game Of Thrones Prequel Series About House Targaryen May Be Getting Green LitHBO

With the death of one Game of Thrones story, two more rise in its place.

As the first images of the prequel series Bloodmoon are shared online, another Game of Thrones spin-off series seems to be getting ever nearer too.

What with Daenarys quick descent into madness in the final season, and her unconventional relationship with her nephew Jon Snow, its no wonder people want to see more of the family tree that is Targaryen. And it seems the family might be getting their own series.

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According to EW, HBO is closing in on a deal for a project based on the Targaryen family history, which would eventually lead up to and document the houses civil war, known in the books as the Dance of Dragons.

The Dance of Dragons was a civil war which went on during the Targaryens rule of the Seven Kingdoms. It was mainly between Aegon II and his half-sister Rhaenyra over their father Viserys Is throne. It ended (spoiler alert!) with the death of both rivals, and the crowning of Rhaenyras son, Aegon III.

Writer of the epic books, George R.R. Martin, is on board as executive producer, who was reportedly very happy with this particular spin-off.

Earlier this year, the author released Fire and Blood, a 150-year-spanning history of House Targaryen. So it seems theres plenty of source material for the TV series.

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The recent book detailed the civil war, and the events running alongside it, which will form the basis of the show. The pilot was written by Ryan Condal, who wrote Colony, though other writers reportedly attempted to produce the pilot script too.

The Dance of Dragons, the Targaryen civil war, took place roughly 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones. In season five of the show, it was alluded to when Shireen Baratheon read a book about it to her father Stannis.

She said:

Its the story of the fight between Rhaenyra Targaryen and her half-brother Aegon for control over thRead More – Source

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