House of the Dragon

Books to read if you enjoyed ‘House of the Dragon’

Like A Song of Ice and Fire, The Priory of the Orange Tree is told from the perspective of many different characters in various parts of the world, with different loyalties, religions, ranks, and abilities.

TV Show Review / House of the Dragon revives Game of Thrones franchise with a standout first season

The showrunners lived up to expectations, delivering a brilliant storyline in House of the Dragon.

THE SHELF / Post-SSC musings: Books that helped me navigate my vacation

Despite the regret I felt for not studying them with honest academic interest, the goal of having to go through those academic books did provide me a sense of purpose. However, now that exams were over, I realised that I had to replace those mundane books with more fascinating ones.

Paddy Considine’s Viserys is a rare example of an adaptation outshining the original

It’s to Paddy Considine's immense credit that he made Viserys so loveable among the fans.

Mermaids aren’t real, and neither is race

Our current conceptualisation of race derives heavily from the last couple centuries of European imperialism.

House of the Dragon opening sequence explained

Here's the hidden meaning the opening sequence of House of the Dragon.

FROM PAGES TO PIXELS / What HBO’s ‘House of the Dragon’ promises to bring to the world of ‘A Song of Ice & Fire’

Viewers of House of the Dragon won’t find themselves in a similar predicament as the events surrounding the second Targaryen Civil War have already been documented in full in Fire & Blood (2018).  

TV Show Review / House of the Dragon debuts with fire, blood, and memories of Westeros

The first episode of HBO's newest fantasy delivers on all of its promises.

Why I’m excited about ‘House of the Dragon’

Fire & Blood is the historical retelling of the reign of the Targaryens as told by the fictional Archmaster Gyldayn, and it is a compressed version of all the things that make A Song of Ice and Fire so fun.

October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

Books to read if you enjoyed ‘House of the Dragon’

Like A Song of Ice and Fire, The Priory of the Orange Tree is told from the perspective of many different characters in various parts of the world, with different loyalties, religions, ranks, and abilities.

October 24, 2022
October 24, 2022

House of the Dragon revives Game of Thrones franchise with a standout first season

The showrunners lived up to expectations, delivering a brilliant storyline in House of the Dragon.

October 21, 2022
October 21, 2022

Post-SSC musings: Books that helped me navigate my vacation

Despite the regret I felt for not studying them with honest academic interest, the goal of having to go through those academic books did provide me a sense of purpose. However, now that exams were over, I realised that I had to replace those mundane books with more fascinating ones.

October 16, 2022
October 16, 2022

Paddy Considine’s Viserys is a rare example of an adaptation outshining the original

It’s to Paddy Considine's immense credit that he made Viserys so loveable among the fans.

October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

Mermaids aren’t real, and neither is race

Our current conceptualisation of race derives heavily from the last couple centuries of European imperialism.

September 19, 2022
September 19, 2022

House of the Dragon opening sequence explained

Here's the hidden meaning the opening sequence of House of the Dragon.

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

What HBO’s ‘House of the Dragon’ promises to bring to the world of ‘A Song of Ice & Fire’

Viewers of House of the Dragon won’t find themselves in a similar predicament as the events surrounding the second Targaryen Civil War have already been documented in full in Fire & Blood (2018).  

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

House of the Dragon debuts with fire, blood, and memories of Westeros

The first episode of HBO's newest fantasy delivers on all of its promises.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Why I’m excited about ‘House of the Dragon’

Fire & Blood is the historical retelling of the reign of the Targaryens as told by the fictional Archmaster Gyldayn, and it is a compressed version of all the things that make A Song of Ice and Fire so fun.

July 21, 2022
July 21, 2022

HBO stuns with House of the Dragon trailer

HBO revealed the trailer of House of the Dragon, late on July 20, to widespread admiration and excitement.