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Leo Ashton (Aemond Targaryen) explains how the Vhagar scene was filmed in a House of The Dragon behind-the-scenes clip

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Game of Thrones prequel House of The Dragon’s seventh episode premiered earlier this week, and it combined everything we have liked so far about the series. Even though the episode begins with a grim tone, with Laena Velaryon’s funeral after her suicide in the previous chapter, the focal point of the episode was young Aemond Targaryen. The events that followed snowballed into a bigger conflict, when Alicent Hightower’s second son Aemond claimed Vhagar for himself. The skirmish that follows sees Aemond losing his eye, however, as he and Otto see it, it was worth the price.

Leo Ashton, who played the younger version of Aemond ‘One-Eye’ Targaryen in episodes 6 and 7, had the time of his life riding the biggest dragon in the show, as evident from the new behind-the-scenes video that was posted earlier today. Co-showrunner Ryan Condal, along with Ashton and a few others from the crew explained how they brought the entire sequence to life.

BTS: How to Claim Your Dragon | House of the Dragon (HBO)

Later, the young actor retweeted the clip with the caption, “Mental 5k of u reading what I write n also punctuation police been on at me (mother) n she says I have to write in sentences but I can reply to comments in text ? also check this pic n promise Im not showing off just feel so happy n also Sorry if I sound like Barry Potter.”

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Sayantan is a keen follower of everything pop culture; from films, shows, anime to video games and latest memes. He started writing professionally for Wiki of Thrones during the 2021 lockdown, and has been developing his writing and editing skills ever since. Sayantan has since worked for several reputed firms, such as Collider and FandomWire, gathering experience and nods from some of the best in the industry. With a growing repertoire amassing renowned websites, Sayantan is your go to guy for all things Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon. When he is not hunting for headlines and theories, you can find him engrossed in fantasy shows, conspiracy theories and video games.

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