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House Of The Dragon Season 2 Episode 1 Ending Explained - This is just the gory beginning

House Of The Dragon 2 episode 1 concluded with Prince Jaehaerys being murdered in his crest and that has left us all stunned. 

House Of The Dragon Season 2 Episode 1 Ending Explained - This is just the gory beginning

House Of The Dragon Season 2 Episode 1 Ending Explained

Last Updated: 09.40 AM, Jun 17, 2024


The world of Westeros is back, and the happy shocking feeling of watching the content has returned. House Of The Dragon Season 2 Episode 1 aired on Jio Cinema this morning in India and on Max in the West and has left us all stunned by the content. The show that now has Ryan Condal as the creator after Miguel Sapochnik stepped down from the position moves towards the Civil War that we always knew was coming in a way. Luke's death triggered everything in the season 1 finale, and Season 2 is the aftermath of the same mistake that Aemond ended up committing. Season 2 begins in Winterfell and we see the Starks enter the show as they still believe in the prophecy. It ends with the murder of a prince and not the obvious one that you are thinking of. 

Between the two is an episode that scales the seriousness of the mistake that was committed by a prince and now the entire revenge conclusion is son for son. If you haven't seen the episode, turn right back because there is a spoiler-filled article. While Winter Is Coming (finally), it is the drama in King's Landing that now is making the environment tense. Rats are slowly eating the foundation of the structure that houses the throne. But until the fact becomes a metaphor and a death is caused. Read on to know more.

House Of The Dragon 2 Ep 1 Ending Explained

Blood & Cheese Sneak Into Red Keep

House Of The Dragon Still
House Of The Dragon Still

Daemon hired Blood and Cheese to kill Aemond in the Red Keep. But little did he know that the movie might end up substantiating the war that the couple had avoided for some more time. The two enter the Red Keep through the way of the rats and look for the Prince that they are to kill. They walk past King Aegon II but don't even bother killing him because he is not the target. But soon you realize they were never following the orders correctly because they hold Helaena on knifepoint and ask her who her son is. For context, Helaena is the current queen and Aegon ll's wife. This means they got the orders wrong as they ended up killing the child, the heir to Aegon ll's throne, Jaehaerys, and not Aemond.

The question now is whether Daemon ordered to kill Jaehaerys. Well, he was clear that Blood & Cheese should kill Aemond, the boy with a patch on one eye. He even advised them to be alert because he is a skilled swordsman. But when Cheese repeats the orders and says a son for a son while killing Jaehaerys, it all becomes confusing (in a good way). The stakes are too high now.

Why Did Helaena Not Save Jaehaerys?

House Of The Dragon Season 2 Still
House Of The Dragon Season 2 Still

The immediate answer to this question could also be that Blood & Cheese can confirm the information and in rage might end up killing her and the princess too. But the books actually have a third child, the young prince, who she gives away as the elder one. But the show is yet to welcome the younger one and still Helaena gets to make the choice. She shows the son and escapes with the daughter while he is being slaughtered in the room. Now it will be very interesting to see if this has a twist or if Helaena has a motive behind giving the son without rebelling much. The character has, in some ways been very mysterious even in the couple of scenes she has got in the first episode.

Anywho, the good old mood of existing with curiosity until the next episodes of Westeros Saga has returned as House Of The Dragon Season 2 now streams on Jio Cinema. Let's meet next week to know what happened and what the end of episode 2 means. Till then and beyond, stay tuned to OTTplay for more information on this and everything else from the world of streaming and films.

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