All the new characters that arrive in the 1×06 of House of the Dragon

MADRID, 23 Sep. (CultureLeisure) –

In his sixth episode, The House of the Dragon will make a huge and significant time jump in its history. A new starting point in which, in addition to introducing Emma D’Arcy and Olivia Cooke as the new faces of Rhaenyra Targaryen and Alicent Hightower, respectively, will also introduce a good handful of new characters, most of them very young, but they will be key in what is to come: the devastating and bloody Dance of the Dragons.

Already in its revealing and intense trailer, the sixth chapter of the Game of Thrones prequel advanced some of the new faces that, with the passage of time, They will become essential figures in the plot of The House of the Dragon. And among them, the descendants of the Targaryens, the Velaryons and the Hightowers stand out, the three preponderant houses in the West of those years and that they will clash over the succession of King Viserys.


Is he King Viserys’s first son with Alicent Hightower and the first male descendant of the king, who was born after the monarch proclaimed Rahenyra, the daughter he had with his first wife, as his rightful heir. And after being played in his earliest childhood by twins Jake and Rory Heard, the time jump of the series will show him almost coming of age, rising as Rhaenyra’s great rival when it comes to claiming the Iron Throne. In fact, the advance already hinted that she will not maintain a close and friendly relationship with the children of her half-sister. He will be rider of the sunfire dragon.


The second son of King Viserys I and Queen Alicent he is a close ally of his brother Aegon II and also will have an important role in the history of Westeros and the Targaryen family. Moreover, the trailer for the sixth chapter made it clear that the young man, whom Ewan Mitchell will play in 1×06, He must literally pass a litmus test, most likely the one that will lead him to establish a bond with his dragon… the enormous Vhagar which will happen to him after the death of his aunt Laena Velaryon.

Helena Targaryen

The third daughter of Viserys fruit of his marriage to Alicent Hightower, She already appeared as a child in 1×04 of the House of the Dragon. After the 10-year jump that fiction will give, she will be a teenager who will be played by Evie Allen, while in her adult stage Phia Saban will play the role. Also will play his part in the unfolding of Targaryen history as he will side with Aegon II in the Dance with Dragons where she will end up being decisive on the back of her dragon Dreamfire.


Jacaerys is the Firstborn of Princess Rhaenyra and Laenor Velaryony and is, therefore, in the future succeed his mother and occupy the Iron Throne as king. After being interpreted by Leo Hart, from the time jump of the series, in its sixth chapter it will be embodied by the actor Harry Colletwhich will see how your character will be marked by lineage obligations, learning the customs of the Targaryens and becoming, for obvious reasons, a clear target for Aegon II and Aemond. He will be the rider of the young dragon Vermax.


The second of Rhaenyra’s children with Laenor Velaryon he will appear first as an infant played by Harvey Sadler. Nevertheless, in the future, when the character grows up, he will have the face of Elliot Grihault and, little by little, he will show himself as one of the most important characters of this stage within the Targaryen/Velaryon dynasty and being Dragon Rider Arrax.


Joffrey is the youngest of the three children from the marriage between Rhaenyra and Laenor.. A baby whose future is to become the tyraxes dragon rider.


The eldest daughter of Daemon and Lady Laena Velaryon is another of the characters that will debut in 1×06 of the series with the face of the young actress, Shani Smethurst. She is Twin sister of Rhaena and will be a rider of the young dragon Dancer Moon.


Daemon and Laena’s youngest daughter in The House of the Dragon and Baela’s twin sister, will be part of the new lineage that aspires to seize the throne of Poniente and will be played by Eva Osseig-Gerning. Although as children the two sisters were inseparable, Growing up while Baela preferred riding her dragon and battles, Rhaena was more inclined towards court life and dancing.


Incarnated until now by Ryan Corr, described in Martin’s novels as the strongest man in Westeros and heir to Harrenhal, from the time jump that The House of the Dragon will give in the sixth chapter, it will be called to become one of the most relevant characters in this new stretch of history.

Not in vain, in George R. R. Martin’s novel was the Rhaenyra’s lover during her marriage to Velaryon and it was rumored at court that the children the princess bore were hers and not her husband Laenor. Her brother, Larys Strong, was already seen in the series whispering in Queen Alicent’s ear.

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