It has been a decade since the Triarchy made an alliance with Dorne and reclaimed the Stepsons region. Rhaenyra has her third child also a boy and Ser Laenor names him Joffrey. But Queen Alicent orders that she will see the child before others.
Why Does Queen Alicent Want To See The Child First?
Queen Alicent visits the child and notices that Joffrey doesn’t have silver hair as do his siblings Jacaerys and Lucerys. And Queen Alicent quickly draws the conclusion that Rhaenyra is having an illicit affair. She even tries to convince King Viserys that Rhaenyra’s children are bastards and they have no right to the throne. But she doesn’t stop here and goes on to convince her son Aegon to prepare to claim his succession to the throne when Rhaenyra becomes queen.
What Are The Rumors About Rhaenyra’s Children?
Rumors are Ser Harwin, the son of Lyonel Strong, the father of Rhaenyra’s Children. As a result, Lyonel Strong even offered to resign as Hand of the King. But the king reinstates Strong. The rumors also lead to a fight between Ser Criston and Ser Harwin.
Lyonel decides to return with Harwin to Harrenhal unknown about the queen’s plan to eliminate them with the help of Larys Strong so she could have her father Ser Otto back as Hand of the King. Lyonel and Harwin are killed in a fire orchestrated by Larys Strong.
What Are Prince Daemon and Laena Doing?
Prince Daemon and Laena and their daughters Baela and Rhaena are guests of the Prince of Pentos in Essos. They make an alliance against the Triarchy to get an extended stay. Unable to give birth to her baby, Leena decides to end her life by the fire of her dragon Vhagar.