A Deep Dive Into The "House Of The Dragon" Episode 7 Trailer

House of the Dragon is heating up — let's take a dive into the Episode 7 preview!

It opens with a funeral for Laena.

A coffin is pushed towards water by two soldiers
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We see Laenor, Rhaenyra, and her children, and Viserys and Alicent, and their children, gathered to mourn at what appears to be Driftmark.

Laenor, Rhaenyra, Luke, Jace, Aegon, Alicent, Viserys and Helaena stand in a row in front of a crowd of people, all looking sad

Laena finally got to go home. 😢

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We hear Corlys saying, "What is this brief mortal life, if not the pursuit of legacy?"

A group of mourners stand on rocks by the sea as the coffin is dropped into the water
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Then we hear Otto say, "We play an ugly game."

The coffin in the water
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We see Rhaenys dropping a ring onto a table.

A ring is placed on a table in a dark room
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It's hard to tell, but it looks like a ring she was wearing on her index finger earlier in the season.

Rhaenys in Episode 1 with a red arrow pointing to her ring

Presumably, it has some significance and relates to her feelings about her daughter's death in some way.

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We then see Rhaenys' face, and she understandably looks deeply unhappy.

Rhaenys looks sad
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We get a shot of our big baby girl Vhagar.

Vhagar spreads her wings
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Then we see Alicent on a ship with Larys lurking in the background — no doubt going to/from Driftmark. We hear someone (Larys?) say, "If you are to be a strong queen, your subjects must fear you."

Alicent stands near the edge of a ship, Larys can be seen in the background
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There's a shot of a very serious-looking Rhaenyra.

Rhaenyra looks serious in front of a gate
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We see fire coming from what looks like Vhagar's throat as we hear Rhaenyra saying, "Fire is such strange power. Everything that House Targaryen possesses is owed to it."

A close-up of a dragon's throat with fire in it
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There's a shot of THAT dagger near a fire, which we know can reveal its secrets.

A dagger in front of a fire
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Daemon, Rhaenyra, and Corlys huddle around a blood-spattered Luke.

Daemon, Rhaenyra and Corlys huddle around a blood-spattered Luke.

Who has hurt the poor baby!

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There's a close-up of a dragon's eye.

close-up of a dragon's eye.
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Then we see Daemon and Laena's twins watching as someone moves near Vhagar in the darkness outside.

Rhaena and Baela watch through a window as Vhagar and a human move in the darkness
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They wake what appears to be Jace, and tell him, "Someone stole Vhagar".

Baela and Rhaena talk to Jace who lies in bed
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There's a shot of Vhagar's huge foot.

A dragon foot lifts off the ground
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And a blonde (one of the Targaryens?) putting somoone in a chokehold in the Hall of Nine at High Tide.

From above we can see a blonde man choking a brunette

HMMM

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Laenor looks very angry and fights someone with brown hair.

Laenor is in a sword fight
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Someone wearing a hood (Daemon? He loves hoods!) looks at the docks.

A hooded figure stares at boats docked and people milling about
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We hear an upset Alicent say, "There is a debt to be paid."

Alicent looks emotional
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What looks like Corlys and Rhaenys rush into a crowded Hall of Nine — we can see Baela and Rhaena in the center of the room.

A crowd in the Hall of Nine; Corlys and Rhaenys rush down the stairs
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Someone hits Jace.

Blurred image of Jace getting hit

HOW DARE THEY.

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Then Jace falls to the ground next to someone — probably Luke.

Jace and another boy are on the ground in pain
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A bloodied Rhaena and Baela stand together looking scared.

Rhaena and Baela stand together looking scared and upset, with blood on their faces

Whoever is hurting these babies needs to be fed to a dragon.

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In another sequence, we can see Daemon skulking somewhere.

Daemon lurks by a pillar
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Rhaenyra says, "This is the highest of treasons," as she stands protectively in front of a bloodied Jace, with Corlys in the background.

Rhaenyra stands in front of a bloodied Jace, with Corlys in the background

Someone is going to PAY.

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Cut to: this fucking guy is back.

Close-up of Otto
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And THIS FUCKING GUY is still around. Larys exchanges a glance with Alicent as Otto watches.

Larys exchanges a glance with Alicent as Otto watches.
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We see Vhagar flying in the night, presumably with whoever has stolen her on her back.

Vhagar flies in the night sky
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Alicent grabs Viserys' dagger.

Alicent grabs Viserys' dagger.
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THE dagger. She spins and, as we know from later in this trailer and in the original show trailer, she charges towards Rhaenyra and her sons with it.

Alicent spins with the dagger in her hand
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We see Otto, in darkness, confronting what appears to be one of his grandsons — it looks like Aegon, but it is possibly Aemond.

Otto grabs a blonde boy at nighttime
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We get another shot of a very serious-looking Rhaenyra.

Rhaenyra stands behind an old man and a blonde woman
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And another shot of the blonde attacking this brunette guy in the Hall of NIne.

A blonde person attacks a brunette

Is that Laenor's lover Qarl Correy getting attacked?

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Then we hear Otto say, "I promise you, in time, you and I together will prevail", accompanied by a close-up of the Hand pin Otto is wearing again.

Close-up of the Hand pin Otto is wearing.
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Then there's this shot of Alicent.

Alicent looks serious
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We see Rhaenyra's hand bleeding — possibly from being cut by Alicent wielding Viserys' dagger.

Rhaenyra's hand bleeds
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Finally, an emotional Rhaenyra holds back Alicent with the dagger and says, "Now they see you as you are."

Close-up of Rhaenyra looking at Alicent while holding her hand away from her that contains a dagger

It's all happening!

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