For a show where disappointed expectations, envy, resentment and anger play a big part, it's not the worst publicity if there's a bit of drama surrounding them outside of their world at the end.

It goes something like this: "If they really don't see their own failures, then it could be a rocky road." out into the world what they think the characters would actually do.

[...] The duo, whose names are not to be named, viewed the show as a commercial product rather than a living, collaborative work of art." "I lost all interest in the franchise after, first, the writer failed completely has to finish his books and,

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The quotes come from comments on a New York Times article entitled: "Could 'House of the Dragon' be HBO's next 'Game of Thrones'?" Thrones Universe, which takes place about 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones.

Then the question that fans and station bosses alike should ask themselves will be answered: Does that fit?

When the surprise success of "Game of Thrones" (the series won more Emmys than any before it) culminated in a finale after eight seasons in 2019 that fans found rushed, they vented their displeasure online so much that even the author of the underlying book series "A Song of Ice and Fire", George RR Martin, backtracked.

He was last left out by showrunners Benioff and Weiss and doesn't know why.

Part of the story, however, is that while the series overtook his narrative of the struggle for the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, he couldn't finish the continuation of the series.

Martin recently explained that he had “a completely different ending” up his sleeve.

And the,

A Song of Ice and Fire overhaul?

The assumption is that with the series, which HBO took many rebuffs to film, he put a dragon egg in his own nest, from which something hatched that was beyond his control.

And so it will also be because "A Song of Ice and Fire" needed a kind of general overhaul to impregnate it against the anger of disappointed fans who even petitioned HBO for a remake of the last episodes of "Game of Thrones". demanded.

For the broadcaster everything depends on "House of the Dragon".

Because now not only individual series compete on the streaming market, but entire universes.

Star Wars, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the DC Comics, The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, and what's yet to be unearthed by broadcasters and their content scouts.

The New York Times told HBO's "Chief Content Officer" Casey Bloys that while he doesn't think the series will draw as many viewers as it did in the heyday of Game of Thrones (the finale was seen by more than 20 million people), but he hopes it will lay the foundation for future spin-offs.