Syrax, Rhaenyra Targaryen’s dragon in House of the Dragon: history | HBO Max series | FAME

In the second episode of “House of the Dragon”, we could see a little more of the conflict within the House Targaryens and, also, to know better the personalities of their dragons. One of those who appeared was Syrax, Rhaenyra Targaryen’s beast.

In one of the scenes of the chapter that premiered last Sunday, August 28, Daemon Targaryen uses his beast, Caraxes, to intimidate Otto Hightower and make him desist from his attempt to retrieve the dragon egg.

However, the “rogue prince” he did not count on his niece Rhaenyrawho took away his position as heir, he will arrive flying on his own dragon. Making him give up on his idea of ​​keeping the egg.

Syrax was a relatively young female her first and only rider was Rhaenyra Targaryen, who rode her for the first time when she was only seven years old.

She is one of the few dragons that have been seen in the series, so took care to lay a lot of eggs.

Syrax with her rider Rhaenyra in “House of the Dragon” (Photo: HBO)

Like other dragons, its name comes from an ancient Valyrian god and was chosen by his rider, Rhaenyra. Both have a very close relationship.

  • Sex: Female
  • Riders: Rhaenyra Targaryens
  • Date of Birth: before 104 AD
  • Date of death: 130 AD
  • Scales: yellow

Syrax is a female dragon with yellow scales and its body was of a great size. Nevertheless, he was not as fearsome as Caraxes. George RR Martin himself commented that the differences in the appearance of each dragon are evident, as are his personalities.

Although Syrax has less rough attitudes, she is quite conceitedsomething that goes according to being the dragon of a princess and heiress. She is bonded to Rhaenyra and is mentioned to protect her unconditionally.attacking anyone who seems to harm her.

Syrax in episode 1 of “House of the Dragon” when he arrives at the Dragon Pit (Photo: HBO)

Syrax was one of the dragons that were killed in the attack on the Dragon Pit.. However, the facts of his death are unclear.

Originally, she was not in the Well, but she traveled there to try to fight the horde that attacked her brothers. Joffrey Velaryon tried to use it to burn the attackersbut she only accepted Rhaenyra as her rider and flung him off her back in midair, causing his death.

Some accounts say that Hobb the Fellow killed her with his axe, while others say it was a giant spearman.

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