House of the Dragon season 2 video: A new Matt Smith preview

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The premiere of House of the Dragon season 2 is almost upon us — in less than two weeks, viewers will return to Westeros!

So, what lies ahead throughout the upcoming batch of episodes? Within this piece, it is at least possible to present something through the lens of Daemon — one of the show’s most complicated characters. We know quite a bit about him already in terms of his capabilities, but for a lot of this season, there is a chance to see another side of him!

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Speaking to the folks at CBS News in a new interview, Matt Smith notes that you will see a “lazier” side to his characters at times moving forward. Meanwhile, there will also be an opportunity to see how the character tries to navigate the world politically. There is a small sneak

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peek from the premiere in the interview, one that features a conversation with Rhaenys where she praises Rhaenyra for not acting immediately after the raven arrived with news of Lucerys’ death. Is it admirable that Rhaenyra did not immediately go on a killing spree? Sure, but at the same time, Daemon presents another possibility: Something more could have been done with Aegon if everyone acted on some earlier impulses.

This is going to be a bloody season, and it does feel like there’s a chance that we’re going to see a lot more when it comes to war and carnage. Yet, at the same time, it probably will not play out either in the way you expect or at your desired pace. Despite this show being a prequel, it does still feel like there is a chance that the producers will surprise you.

The season 2 premiere of House of the Dragon kicks off a week from Sunday; brace yourselves for big things…

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What do you most want to see moving into House of the Dragon season 2?

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This article was written by Jessica BunBun.

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