The new Game of Thrones prequel series focuses on House Targaryen, so expect ambition, incest and, of course, winged, fire-breathing reptiles. Fire and Blood is the Game of Thrones prequel scheduled to drop in 2022. Fire and blood are on their way in House of the Dragon, HBO's Game of Thrones prequel about the Targaryen dynasty. This Targaryen prequel is likely based on George R.R. Here’s what we know so far. 18 years before Fire & Blood, the third book of the A Song of Ice and Fire series, A Storm of Swords, was published. #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The history of the Targaryens comes to life in this masterly work, the inspiration for HBO’s upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series House of the Dragon “The thrill of Fire & Blood is the thrill of all Martin’s fantasy work: familiar myths debunked, the whole trope table flipped.”—Entertainment Weekly Based on George RR Martin’s Fire and Blood novel, ... urging the 71 year old to crack on with writing his latest novel and executive producing the prequel series. … After shutting down plans for one “Game of Thrones” spinoff earlier today, HBO has pivoted to a new prequel series — this one based on George R.R. Earlier in the week, ... "Fire & Blood." A number of characters from George R. R. Martin’s book Fire and Blood have been rumored to play a part in the upcoming prequel series, House of the Dragon. HBO Friday confirmed that "Game of Thrones" prequel starring Naomi Watts is not moving forward at the premium cable network. Game of Thrones fans have something new to look forward to, as it looks like a second prequel series is about to get the green light from HBO - this one based on the story of the Targaryens that was laid out in George R.R. Martin’s prequel book, Fire & Blood, which explores the beginning of the end of the Targaryens, Deadline reported. Martin’s Fire & Blood, the series will tell the story of House Targaryen and take place 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones. The story of House Targaryen will be told. House of the Dragon, the prequel to Game of Thrones, was announced by Casey Bloys, president of HBO Programming, at WarnerMedia Day. What’s it about: Based on George R.R. The film takes us back to events which occured 300 years before GoT What to know about ‘House of the Dragon,’ the ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel series from George R.R. The Illuminerdi can confirm that Rhaenyra Targaryen , Alicent Hightower , and Corlys Velayron will all … The show is based on the 2018 George R.R. Martin.