A war is like to be fought over this treachery, to be sure. But that war is not mine to...
Rhaenyra: Princess Rhaenys, might we hope for news of Lord Corlys's recovery?
Rhaenys: Viserys is dead. I grieve this loss with you, Rhaenyra. My cousin. Your father. Possessed a kind heart. There is more. Aegon has been crowned as his successor.
Daemon: They crowned him. How did Viserys die?
Rhaenys: I could not say.
Daemon: How long ago? A day past, perhaps two. I was made a prisoner in my quarters while the Queen made her preparations.
Daemon: Viserys has been slain. Alicent demanded you declare for Aegon.
Rhaenys: She did. I refused her.
Daemon: And yet you are alive.
Rhaenys: The High Septon crowned Aegon in the Dragonpit. I witnessed it myself just before I fled on Maelys. They crowned him before the masses. So that the masses would see him as their rightful king.
Daemon: That whοre of a queen murdered my brother and stole his throne, and you could have burned more for it.
Rhaenys: A war is like to be fought over this treachery, to be sure. But that war is not mine to begin. I only rushed this warning to you out of loyalty to my husband and to my house. The greens are coming for you, Rhaenyra.
- House of the Dragon Season 1 Episode 10: "The Black Queen"
- House of the Dragon
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