Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones season 7

Warning: This article contains SPOILERS for Game of Thrones‘ season 7 premiere

The season 7 premiere of Game of Thrones set the scene for the rest of the season, featuring a moment or two with almost every character. Each of the surviving Starks appeared and we saw Cersei plotting in King’s Landing, but the biggest moment by far goes to Daenerys and her entourage coming ashore in Westeros. So momentous and long-awaited is the occasion, the episode is named for it — “Dragonstone.”

A tiny island off the eastern coast of Westeros, Dragonstone is the ancestral home of the Targaryens. It was there that the Targaryen family relocated to escape the Doom which destroyed ...

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