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House of the Dragon Episode 5 Release Date: The King is Angry

House of the Dragon Episode 5 release date is right around the corner. This week’s episode came out with a huge blast, and fans can just expect the series to go above here and keep getting better. In episode 4, titled King of the Narrow Sea, we saw the story beginning with Princess Rhaenyra, who is trying out different suitors and seeing who fits her best, given that her father has given her permission to do so.

Although tired and bored of all the unworthy men, she decides to go back to King’s Landing. Although, she sees her uncle Prince Daemon along with his dragon Caraxes also reaching the Red Keep. As the King starts his day, we see Daemon claiming himself to be the King of the Narrow Ssa but returns his crown to King Viserys, saying that there is only one true king. Viserys is too happy and joyful about his brother’s return, and seeing that he has become more mature, he embraces him in his arms.

Later that night, Daemon and Rhaenyra go on a tour of the city and explore King’s Landing. Here, Daemon takes Rhaenyra to a brothel and starts seducing and kissing her. But soon, after an audience has already watched them together, he leaves her for a whore. Princess Rhaenyra then goes back to her room in the Palace but is already aroused. She seduces her Kingsguard Ser Criston Cole and sleeps with him.

House of the Dragon Episode 5 Release Date

A still from House of the Dragon Episode 5 of Queen Allicent and Ser Otto

House of the Dragon Episode 4 Recap

As for the Hand of the King, Ser Otto Hightower, he goes to the King immediately with the information that Darmon and Rhaenyra were together sleeping in a brothel to the King early in the morning. This information was given to him through one of his spies planted throughout the city. Well, now that this accusation is going around all over, they bring Darmon back in the morning to the King as he accuses him of taking advantage of his daughter.

Well, Daemon suggests that Rhaenyra should marry her instead. Well, this angers the King even more, and he sends him back to the Vale to his lawful wife. Also, now that King Viserys is angry, he decides that Princess Rhaenyra is going to marry Ser Laenor Velaryon, Son of Lord Corlys, and their houses should join once again.

She agrees to do so as asked but also enlightens her father about Ser Otto, who has always manipulated the King for personal gains and has his bloodline on the Iron Throne. He soon dismisses him as Hand of the King. The episode ends with Rhaenyra being presented with an abortifacient tea from Grand Maester Mellos in case she is pregnant. Now, coming back to the future of the series, here is what we can expect from the same.

House of the Dragon Episode 5 Release Date

House of the Dragon Episode 5 release date is on the 18th of September 2022. The episode is titled We Light the Way. It is supposed to drop out on HBO and HBO Max at 9 PM Eastern Time. New episodes of HOTD release every week on Sundays at the same time.

How to Watch House of the Dragon Episode 5

House of the Dragon Episode 5 can be watched or streamed live as it airs on HBO and HBO Max at the date and time we have mentioned above. HBO Max costs 9.99 dollars a month for its basic subscription, which also shows ads. You can always upgrade the plan to the premium version at 14.99 dollars a month which has no commercials.

As for the people living in India and wishing to watch the latest entries, these will air a day later because of the time difference between the western and the eastern countries. It will be available to watch through Disney Plus Hotstar at 6:30 AM Indian Standard Time. New episodes will be released on Mondays in India.

Also read: Kit Harington Has Few Words for ‘House of The Dragon’

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