House of the Dragon Season 1 Finale The Black Queen – Open Chat

Dragonstone Castle, Luke Velaryon (Elliot Grihault), Rhaenyra Targaryen (Emma D'Arcy), 1x10 (1)

After the long and winding road to the Game of Thrones spinoff, it’s hard to believe we’ve reached this point, but it’s time for the season finale of House of the Dragon.

Episode title: “The Black Queen”
Written by Ryan Condal
Directed by Greg Yaitanes
Runtime: 62 minutes
Content Warnings: TV-MA: Adult Content, Adult Language, Graphic Violence, Nudity
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  1. I’m happy to say that after not being that excited about this show until it started, I will definitely miss it until Season 2. I’ve really enjoyed it, and discovered some new actors as well as being impressed by ones I already knew (looking at you, Paddy.) Never thought I’d be an Aemond fan, go figure.

  2. Well, I still need to watch the 9th episode first because I was away on business trip to Dusseldorf, Germany this last week and didn’t get a chance to watch it yet. So I’m hyped to see both of them!

  3. The Black Queen is a good episode title!

    I hope whatever happens in this episode changes Princess Rhaenyra to act in Season 2 more like she did in the first 5 episodes.

  4. Looking forward to the finale of a solid, yet uneven season 1. I believe this episode will increase our craving for S2 as soon as possible.

  5. I’m at a loss for words right now. This is definitely not how I imagined the finale. The only question I have now is, when are they going to have the second season begin?? Does anyone have any idea whatsoever?

  6. Enjoyed this episode. Good tension, and I guess dragon size does matter! Looking forward to next season.

  7. The strengths & weaknesses of both armies fleshed out in episodes 9-10. One controls the land & has the numerical numbers but the other controls the sea, supply lines & a tactical air superiority.. Season-2 should be fun..

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