The branches of the Targaryen family tree stretch far beyond the Game of Thrones TV franchise. In fact, if you look to George R.R. Martin’s original Song of Ice and Fire novels—including Fire and Blood, upon which House of the Dragon is based—there are more than 50 named Targaryens mentioned throughout Westerosi history. They all have two things in common: platinum blond hair and an abundance of ae’s and y’s in their names. Now, with scientific methods far too scientific to explain, I have ranked all of them solely by their names, not by their characters, according to their greatness—and thus beginning with the most unfortunately named Targaryen of them all.
32) Rhaelle (tie)
With only one episode down, this war hasn’t even truly begun yet but is on the way, and when it comes it will be here for a while, apparently. Game of Thrones: Oops, All Targaryens!—er, House of the Dragon—airs Sundays on HBO Max.
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