Random Home imprint Ten Velocity Press will publish The Rise of the Dragon, an illustrated historical past of the Targaryen household of George R. R. Martin’s A Tune of Ice and Hearth—The Targaryens e book collection and HBO’s Sport of Thrones franchise.
Arriving on Oct. 25, the e book will embody 180 all-new illustrations, and is the work of authors Martin, Elio M. García, Jr, and Linda Antonsson.
Masking the primary half of the Targaryen dynasty, from Aegon the Conqueror via the regency of Aegon III Dragonsbane, The Rise of the Dragon‘s is designed as a companion to Martin’s 2018 e book Hearth & Blood in addition to HBO’s upcoming collection Home of the Dragon.
Anne Groell at Bantam and Kaitlin Ketchum at Ten Velocity Press collectively acquired world rights from the creator.
Final month, Martin revealed in a weblog publish that the upcoming prequel collection Home Of The Dragon had wrapped filming on the primary 10-episode season (a premiere date has not been introduced).
Based mostly on Martin’s Hearth & Blood, the brand new HBO collection is ready 200 years earlier than the occasions of Sport of Thrones and tells the story of Home Targaryen. The collection’ 5 lead characters are King Viserys Targaryen (Paddy Considine), Alicent Hightower (Olivia Cooke), Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen (Emma D’Arcy), Prince Daemon Targaryen (Matt Smith) and Lord Corlys Velaryon (Steve Toussaint), often known as the Sea Snake, who turns into Hand to Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen in the course of the Dance of the Dragons.