Dragons are coming

13 incredible images from the new House of the Dragon trailer

“Valar Morghulis.”

HBO just released the first teaser trailer for Game of Thrones prequel House of the Dragon and it seems pretty epic. Let’s take a closer look...

13. Matt Smith

The Doctor Who actor opens the trailer as Daemon Targaryen and also narrates.

12. A new hand of the king

But who is it?

11. All hail the king

Paddy Considine plays King Viserys Targaryen.

10. Rhaenyra Targaryen

The “Half-Year Queen,” King Viserys I's only living child from his first wife, Queen Aemma of House Arryn. Played by Milly Alcock.

9. More Targaryans

Here’s Daemon with an older version of Rhaenyra (Emma D’Arcy).

8. Corlys Velaryon

Aka, the Sea Snake. Played by Steve Toussaint.

7. Mysaria

A dancer who becomes the lover of Prince Daemon Targaryen. Played by Sonoya Mizuno.

6. Alicent Hightower

A member of House Hightower and the second wife of became King Viserys. Played by Olivia Cooke.

5. Jousting!

4. Clang!

3. Swordfighting!

(This show really has everything.)

2. The Iron Throne

It’s back...

1. But different

This new throne looks a bit more like the one imagined by George R.R. Martin, with swords all around the chair itself.