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House of the Dragon‘ he arrives to HBO next Sunday (21) and promises to rescue all the nostalgia of ‘Game of Thrones’but this time in a plot focused on the heyday of House Targaryen.

And, according to critics, the spinoff has the potential to repeat the success of the original’s first seasons, as it won solid 91% approval on Rotten Tomatoes.

Of the 104 reviews published so far, only 24 are negative.

Among the main comments, journalists guarantee that the series leaves behind the tarnished image of the last seasons of GoT and manages to renew the unpredictable spirit of the novels of George RR Martin.

Despite this, it must be recognized that the plot does not have as much impact on the genre as the original, as The Film Yap critic explains.

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Even so, it still captures much of the magic and glory of the saga set in Westeros.

Check out the top reviews:

“Who was let down by the frayed end of ‘Game of Thrones’ You’ll be pleased that the exciting prequel begins with women taking their own lead against a toxic patriarchy. And those dragons flying over Westeros are spectacular in every sense of the word.” – ABC News.

“In the middle of the second episode, instead of reminiscing about Starks and Lannisters, my focus was completely fixed on the Targaryens. ‘House of the Dragon‘may never be next’game of Thrones‘… But it’s about to step out of the shadow of the original.” – CNET.

“This is the ‘game of Thrones‘ unadulterated in its early days.” – news.com.

“There’s a lot of awesome stuff in the first six episodes, but it’s as safe as that show with incest and rivers of blood and horrible depictions of childbirth.” – The Hollywood Reporter.

“The best any new series can do is create a world that viewers will want to spend time in, and in that sense, ‘House of the Dragon‘ is perfectly successful.” – Financial Times.

“There’s a lot to praise for this series, which tells a new story that still touches on familiar themes in a succession drama set around Westeros, without giving a sense of repetitiveness.” – Variety.

“Dragons flying and slowly breathing fire into a late-era grandeur shown in the original series. The show is big, with big sets, big fights, big tragedies, big dragons.” – Entertainment Weekly.

So, are you looking forward to it?

Remembering that the first season will consist of ten episodes.

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The story is set 200 years before the events of ‘game of Thrones‘ and follows Daenerys’ ancestors as House Targaryen collapses. The plot is based on the novel ‘Fire & Blood’in George RR Martinwho also enters as a creator alongside Ryan J. Condal.

The cast has Olivia Cookewho will play Alicent Hightower, the beautiful daughter of the Hand of the King; Emma D’Arcy will be Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen, Viserys’ eldest daughter; Matt Smith he will be Prince Daemon Targaryen, younger brother of the King; Paddy Considine it will be King Viserys; Fabien Frankel it will be Ser Criston Cole, member of King Viserys I Targaryen’s guard; Rhys Ifans it will be Otto Hightower, Hand of the King; Steve Toussaint it will be Lord Corlys Velaryon, the Sea Serpent; Eve Best it will be Princess Rhaenys Velaryon; Sonoya Mizuno it will be Mysaria, one of the most trusted (and most unlikely) allies of Prince Daemon Targaryen, heir to the throne; and Graham McTavish on an undisclosed role; and Milly Alcock and Emily Carey will be the young Rhaenyra Targaryen and Alicent Hightower, respectively.

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