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Viserys Targaryen: It is a war started by two malcontents, unhappy with decisions I made. If I now provide Daemon and Corlys succor, what will that say of their king?

Alicent Hightower: Perhaps, that he is a good man who loves his brother.

Viserys Targaryen: Well, if you truly believe that, my dear... then you possess a generous spirit.

Alicent Hightower: What do you believe, Viserys?

Viserys Targaryen: That I am forever doomed to anger one person in the pleasing of another.

Viserys Targaryen: A truly great Targaryen King I am. Powerless over mine own daughter of seven-and-ten.

Lyonel Strong: King Jaehaerys ruled over half a century of peace while his children drove him to the edge of madness... his daughters, in particular. It is tradition, Your Grace.

Rhaenyra Targaryen: How lucky you are to have a say in your own life.

Criston Cole: Many in the realm would gladly trade positions with you, Princess.

Rhaenyra Targaryen: Only because none of them has ever held my position. I may be the Princess of Dragonstone, but I am toothless.

Viserys Targaryen: Jason Lannister is an excellent match.

Rhaenyra Targaryen: He's arrogant and self-serious.

Viserys Targaryen: Well, I thought you might have that in common.

Corlys Velaryon: We are the realm's second sons, Daemon. Our worth is not given. It must be made.

Daemon Targaryen (to Corlys): I will speak of my brother as I wish. You will not.

Viserys Targaryen: Ever since my name was read by the archmaesters at the Great Council, I have felt Corlys Velaryon's envious gaze staring at me from across the Blackwater.

Lyonel Strong: You sit upon the highest seat in the realm, Your Grace. Proud men don't like having to look up.

Daemon Targaryen (about Mysaria): Our love does not know titles and traditions.

Daemon Targaryen: Where is the King? I don't see him.

Otto Hightower: His Grace would never lower himself to entertain such a mummer's farce.

Rhaenys Targaryen (to Rhaenyra): Here is the hard truth, which no one else has the heart to tell you. Men would sooner put the realm to the torch than see a woman ascend the Iron Throne.

Rhaenys Targaryen: Whether it's to my daughter or to someone else's, your father will remarry sooner than late. His new wife will produce new heirs, and chances are better than not that one of those will be male. And when that boy comes of age and your father has passed, the men of the realm will expect him to be heir, not you. Because that is the order of things.

Rhaenyra Targaryen: When I'm Queen, I will create a new order.

Corlys Velaryon (to Viserys): To elude a storm, you can either sail into it, or around it. But you must never await its coming.

Viserys Targaryen (about Rhaenyra): There are times when I would rather face the Black Dread himself than mine own daughter of 15.

Viserys Targaryen (to Rhaenyra): Aegon foresaw the end of the world of men. 'Tis to begin with a terrible winter gusting out of the distant north. Aegon saw absolute darkness riding on those winds. And whatever dwells within will destroy the world of the living. When this Great Winter comes, Rhaenyra, all of Westeros must stand against it. And if the world of men is to survive a Targaryen must be seated on the Iron Throne. A king or queen strong enough to unite the realm against the cold and the dark. Aegon called his dream "The Song of Ice and Fire."

Viserys Targaryen (to Rhaenyra): A dragon's saddle is one thing, but the Iron Throne is the most dangerous seat in the realm.