dance of the dragons: a civil war between Aegon II and his half-sister Rhaenyra over their father Viserys I’s throne. The war ended with both of their death and the crowning of Rhaenyra’s son, Aegon III.
These little wars are no more than a scuffle of children before what is to come … soon comes the cold, and the night that never ends — unless true men find the courage to fight it. Men whose hearts are fire.
the tragedy at summerhall: a great fire broke out in the castle. The fire left the castle in ruined and resulted in the death of King Aegon V Targaryen, his eldest son and heir, Prince Duncan the Small, and the Lord Commander of the Kingsguard, Ser Duncan the Tall. It is sometimes blamed on the one of the many Targaryen attempts to bring dragons back by hatching ancient dragon eggs.
baratheon meme: first of three baratheon family dynamics - orys baratheon and (his half-brother) aegon the conqueror
"Aegon himself was seen as an enigma. He was a solitary person whose only friend was Orys … [whom] he called ‘my shield, my stalwart, my strong right hand,’ and Orys became the first Hand of the King."
Valyria is a long-dead city of wonderment, and was once the capital of a great empire called the Valyrian Freehold. It was destroyed by a cataclysmic event known as the Doom of Valyria 100 years before Aegon’s Landing.