House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, has been winning fans over with each new episode. The show is already in its mid-season, and things have started to heat up as the race to be the King’s heir has intensified.
The fifth episode of the show was released recently and received extremely positive reviews from critics and fans alike. The audience is now awaiting the release of the next episode. But when does it come out? Read on to find out.
House of the Dragon Season 1 Episode 6 Release Date and Time
The sixth episode of the series will premiere on Sunday, September 25, on HBO and HBO Max. The episode will drop at 9 pm EST, which translates to 6:00 pm Pacific Standard Time, 8:00 pm Central Standard Time, 2:00 am British Standard Time (September 26), 3:00 am Central Eastern Standard Time (September 26), and 6:30 am Indian Standard Time (September 26).
The first season of the show is scheduled to have 10 episodes which will go on till October 23, 2022. The next episode in the series will feature a 10-year time leap, after which the actors who play young Rhaenyra and Alicent: Milly Alcock and Emily Carey, will bid goodbye to the show and will be replaced by older actors, Emma D’Arcy and Olivia Cooke.
House of the Dragon Season 1 Episode 6 Trailer
HBO has also released a preview for the episode, and it looks every bit exciting. To start with, King Viserys is still alive after collapsing during the wedding of Princess Rhaenyra with Ser Laenor Velaryon. The episode has been titled The Princess and the Queen and will focus on the tumultuous relationship between Queen Alicent and Princess Rhaenyra.
After the spectacular events of episode 5, Queen Alicent is trying to put her best foot forward to make her son Aegon the heir to the Iron Throne, a position currently held by Princess Rhaenyra. Meanwhile, Daemon has not been seen in the last 10 years, and it will be interesting to see what he is upto. Watch the trailer below.
What Happened in House of the Dragon Episode 5
The latest episode featured the royal wedding between Princess Rhaenyra and Ser Laenor, which soon turned bloody as Ser Criston beat and killed Laenor’s love interest, Ser Joffrey Lonmouth, in a brutal way as chaos erupted during the ceremony.
The episode also saw Prince Daemon getting rid of his wife, Lady Rhea, by crushing her head with a stone. He is now free to marry again and has set his eyes on Lord Corlys’ daughter, Lady Laena Velaryon.
Meanwhile, Alicent is hurt as her father has been removed from the position of the Hand of the King and has been sent back by the King. Her anger intensifies when she learns that Rhaenyra lied to her under oath and actually had a sexual relationship with Ser Criston. In another plotline, the King’s health continued to deteriorate as he collapsed at the end of the episode.
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