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Dracarys! 7 crucial questions about House of the Dragon answered

Westeros used to look a little different.

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House of the Dragon is almost here, and it’s been a while since we last visited Westeros. The new series is set in the world of Game of Thrones, but the situation looks very different, so here’s what you need to know before you dive in.

7. What is House of the Dragon’s story?

Compared to Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon will follow a relatively simple story. Rather than the former’s continent-spanning saga, the prequel focuses on the Targaryens.

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