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Centuries before the events of 'A Game of Thrones', House Targaryen, the only family of dragonlords to survive the Doom of Valyria, took up residence on Dragonstone. Their tale begins with the legendary Aegon the Conqueror, creator of the Iron Throne, and goes on to recount the generations of Targaryens who fought to hold that iconic seat, all the way up to the civil war that nearly tore their dynasty apart. With all the fire and fury fans have come to expect from internationally bestselling author George R. R. Martin, this is the first volume of the definitive two-part history of the Targaryens in Westeros.

Bantam Books Trade Paperback Edition.
737 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 23 cm
Other Title:
Fire and blood
Includes a conversation between George R. R. Martin and Dan Jones.
"300 years before A Game of Thrones, dragons ruled Westeros"--Cover.
Aegon's conquest
Reign of the dragon: the wars of King Aegon I
Three heads had the dragon: governance under King Aegon I
The sons of the dragon
Prince into king: the ascension of Jaehaerys I
The year of the three brides: 49 AC
A surfeit of rulers
A time of testing: the realm remade
Birth, death, and betrayal under King Jaehaerys I
Jaehaerys and Alysanne: their triumphs and tragedies
The long reign: Jaehaerys and Alysanne: policy, progeny, and pain
Heirs of the dragon: a question of succession
The dying of the dragons: the blacks and the greens
The dying of the dragons: a son for a son
The dying of the dragons: the red dragon and the gold
The dying of the dragons: Rhaenyra triumphant
The dying of the dragons: Rhaenyra overthrown
The dying of the dragons: the short, sad reign of Aegon II
Aftermath: the hour of the wolf
Under the regents: the hooded hand
Under the regents: war and peace and cattle shows
Under the regents: the voyage of Alyn Oakenfist
The Lysene spring and the end of regency
Lineages and family tree.
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