House of the Dragon - Jim & A.Ron on HOTD – S01E06 – Book vs. Show!

Jim and A.Ron cover a whopping six pages today of Fire and Blood by George RR Martin! Within the pages is a child absent from House of the Dragon. The relationship between the half-brothers/nephews/uncles (ew) is explored. Daemon and Leana Valyrian’s marriage takes on different elements. For this episode Jim and A.Ron cover pages 372 – 378 of the hardcover edition of Fire and Blood corresponding to the episode The Princess and The Queen. Keep it leal!

House of the Dragon - Jim & A.Ron on HOTD – S01E05 – Book vs. Show!

In this portion of the adaptation, it’s a question of timing and details, like trying to remember all of the events of a dream after waking. The book’s differences feature Cristin Cole’s motivations, Daemon’s relationship with his first wife, and Rhaenyra’s feelings towards Alicent. For this episode, Jim and A.Ron are covering pages 370 – 372 of the hardcover version of Fire and Blood corresponding to the episode We Light The Way.

House of the Dragon - Jim & A.Ron on HOTD – S01E04 – Book vs. Show!

Prepare for your first full dose of Mushroom! Jim and A.Ron parse through the similarities and differences of the truth and Mushroom’s version of events. Alicent’s duty to the court, the brotherly relationship between Viserys and Daemon, and Rhaenyra’s personhood all come into question. For this episode, Jim and A.Ron are covering pages 365 – 369 of the hardcover version of Fire and Blood corresponding to the episode King of the Narrow Sea.

House of the Dragon - Jim & A.Ron on HOTD – S01E02 – Book vs. Show!

If you’ve been watching Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon, you’ve heard the name Ryan Condal. Condal’s direction of the show greatly expands on just a few pages of the book to make the second episode of HOTD. The adaptation greatly develops the characters of Prince Daemon and Criston Cole. For this episode, Jim and A.Ron are covering pages 360 – 363 of the hardcover version of Fire and Blood.

House of the Dragon - S02 – Update

There’s a release date for season 2 of House of the Dragon! Cancel your summer plans, the Blacks and the Greens are going to battle it out. It’s the return of the HOTD Bald Move coverage that you love: Instant Talks for Club Members, commentary on a scene by scene breakdown for everyone, and YOUR feedback read and discussed by Jim and A.Ron. Keep it leal.

House of the Dragon - Talking Fire and Blood with Kim Renfro

Kim Renfro, entertainment reporter for Insider and co-host of A Cast of Kings joins A.Ron to talk about the book reader perspective on this season of HOTD. We talk the impact of the Song of Ice and Fire prophecy on the show and how it might connect with the other GOT spinoff series, compare notes on what it’s like to be the book reader with a non-reader co-host, discuss GRRM finishing the books and debate the wisdom of rebooting the original Game of Thrones series. We wrap things up with some well marked spoiler speculation on the fate of Laenor Velaryon!