In an try to intimidate his nephew, Aemond threatened to take out Lucerys’ eye and later pursued the younger prince on dragonback. The state of affairs escalated to a dire one when Lucerys’ dragon Arrax blew hearth at Aemond’s dragon Vhagar. This motion prompted Vhagar to go after Arrax with all her would possibly, killing the dragon and Rhaenyra’s son within the course of.
Aemond clearly did not want for this end result, as he shouted on the beast, “Vhagar, no. No!”
Although followers of George R.R. Martin‘s novel Fireplace & Blood, which impressed the Sport of Thrones prequel sequence, anticipated this ending, Lucerys’ loss of life was nonetheless devastating to observe. Not solely did Lucerys’ passing cement his mom’s determination to battle for her crown, confirming the bloody Targaryen civil warfare (referred to as the Dance of the Dragons), nevertheless it hinted that any member of the Targaryen household may very well be in danger.
We’re additionally such followers of the candy younger prince that we’re merely unhappy to see him go.