In an attempt to intimidate his nephew, Aemond threatened to take out Lucerys’ eye and later pursued the young prince on dragonback. The situation escalated to a dire one when Lucerys’ dragon Arrax blew fire at Aemond’s dragon Vhagar. This action prompted Vhagar to go after Arrax with all her might, killing the dragon and Rhaenyra’s son in the process.
As Aemond shouted at the beast clearly, he didn’t want this outcome. “Vhagar, no. No!”
Although fans of George R.R. Martin“The novel” Fire & BloodThe most famous example of this is the Game of Thrones prequel series, anticipated this ending, Lucerys’ death was still devastating to watch. Not only did Lucerys’ passing cement his mother’s decision to fight for her crown, confirming the bloody Targaryen civil war (known as the Dance of the Dragons), but it hinted that Any member of the Targaryen family could be at risk.
We also love the sweet young prince so much that we are sad to see him go.