What’s the Deal With Dragonstone, and Why Is It So Important?
Original story at Vulture• 2 mentions • 2 months ago
Vulture 2 months ago
Spoilers ahead for the season-seven premiere of Game of Thrones. After years of hoping, Game of Thrones fans finally got their wish: On Sunday night’s premiere, Daenerys Targaryen returned to Westeros, the land of her birth. And we mean that literally: Dany makes her triumphant entrance at Dragonstone, the ancient Targaryen island castle where she was born in the closing days of Robert’s Rebellion. Dragonstone was the ancestral seat of the Targaryens, dating back to the days when the ancient empire of Valyria still ruled the known world with their armies of dragonriders. The Targaryens were a fairly middling house ...