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The House Of The Dragon Character You Are Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Fate is a powerful idea, and the idea that the star sign we are born under can have an influence on how our lives play out is one that appeals to a lot of people. That's especially true because each sign has traits that allow us to make predictions about our lives and what might happen. More importantly, they allow us to examine our own lives and tendencies, and they can help us ask important questions about what we think, what we believe, and why we do the things we do. While some of the traits associated with the signs can sometimes be somewhat generic, there's enough specificity for astrology to prove valuable to many. 

The HBO television show "House of the Dragon" is all about dealing with fate. From royals destined to rule and warriors looking to improve their station in life to cunning advisors looking to curry favor, the personal and political intrigues in the show are even more spectacular than the battle scenes at times. Set 200 years before the events of "Game of Thrones," the show follows the fall of the dragon-riding House Targaryen due to a civil war. The show is as full of passionate mistakes as it is with cold and calculating ambition. Let's take a look at what character you are from "House of the Dragon" based on your Zodiac sign. Spoilers ahead.

Noble warrior Harwin Strong is an Aries

Aries (March 21st – April 19th) is the first sign of the Zodiac. Known as "The Warrior," Aries trade in direct action and they don't worry about subtlety or nuance. After all, the ram solves its problems by plowing into them. They are competitive, brave, and passionate; as such, they can be great leaders in a time of crisis when morale is low. While quick to anger, they don't hold grudges. Butting horns is just part of their leadership style. Their stubbornness can be useful in getting them through a tight spot, but it also means that they aren't willing negotiators.

The blunt-force-prone Aries in "House of the Dragon" is Ser Harwin Strong. Given that his nickname is "Breakbones" and he's considered the strongest man in the kingdom, his fit as an Aries is a snug one. He's fiercely protective of his younger brother Larys, despite the fact that his brother has little love for him. However, Harwin has a special place in his heart for Princess Rhaenyra. He protects her when she's a child and young adult, rescuing her from being trampled in the near-riot that breaks out at her wedding party. He's rewarded with becoming the Lord Commander of the City Watch. He then becomes Rhaenyra's lover and she bears his children. He never considers why this is a bad idea, and he's baited into openly and angrily revealing his love for his sons, endangering everyone in true Aries fashion.

Pleasure-seeking Daemon Targaryen is a Taurus

Taurus (April 20th – May 20th) is known as "The Sensualist" because of their love of creature comforts. They love luxury, food, drink, and all-around pleasure. A Taurus is a hard worker who's set in their ways, especially since they believe a direct approach is the best course of action. They have no interest in diplomacy or negotiation, preferring to take what they want if at all possible. They aren't interested in wealth or power for its own sake, but only for the fun and comfort it can bring them. Once a Taurus decides on a course of action, their stubborn pride usually prevents them from changing their minds.

Daemon Targaryen is certainly a Taurus. The younger brother of King Viserys, he resents his brother for not making him his Hand. Of course, being the Hand requires an understanding of diplomacy and nuanced negotiation. Daemon's idea of nuance is cutting off the head of Vaemond Velaryon in the middle of the king's court for calling Rhaenyra a whore but leaving his tongue flapping in his mouth. Even when Daemon is commander of the City Watch, he spends most of his time in pleasure houses. He even lures his niece out for a night on the town in disguise. When thrown out of King's Landing, he temporarily declares himself to be a monarch when he steals a dragon's egg.

Chatty Jason Lannister is a Gemini

Gemini (May 21st – June 20th) is the charismatic talker of the Zodiac. Referred to as "The Communicator," Geminis know how to talk to anyone and have a wide base of knowledge, and they can adapt to a number of different social situations. They are huge flirts and love to entertain. However, Geminis can be indecisive and unreliable. While friendly to all, they don't always develop deep ties to anyone in particular. However, their enthusiasm and quick wit make them fun to be around, and they always have something interesting to say. 

The closest Gemini comparison in "House of the Dragon," a show with a lot of serious people, is the slightly buffoonish Jason Lannister. Presented as a potential suitor for Rhaenyra Targaryen at a big hunt, Jason brags about his hunting skills, prompting Viserys to say of him, "That man's pride has pride." Needless to say, Rhaenyra isn't impressed by his promise to build her a dragon pit when they're married. Jason also doesn't know when to keep his mouth shut, saying within Viserys' earshot that everyone knows he's going to disinherit Rhaenyra when Aegon comes of age. He's still a fun guy to have at the hunt, though!

Protective Alicent Hightower is a Cancer

Cancer (June 21st – July 22nd) is the homebody of the Zodiac, valuing family above all else. Their first instinct is to take care of others, sometimes to their own detriment. Cancers find a way to push through in a time of crisis, especially if it involves the health of a loved one. They tend to take on the problems of others as if they were their own, but they're quite adept at solving them. This is why they're called "The Nurturer," because they enjoy seeing the people they love grow. Ancestry and family identity tend to be very important for Cancers. While they forgive slights, they never forget them and can hold grudges for years.

Alicent Hightower, the second wife of King Viserys, is certainly a Cancer. Her father orders her to "comfort" the grieving Viserys after his wife's death, hoping that he'll marry her for love. Obedient to her father and a caring person by nature, she goes along with it and bears Viserys several children. In fact, the love of her children is one of the key factors that plunges Westeros into civil war. Her father warns her that when Rhaenyra becomes Queen, she will be motivated to kill her and her children in order to protect her claim to the Iron Throne. Alicent does everything she can to show love and affection to her children, who are pretty much nothing but trouble. 

Attention-seeking Aegon Targaryen is a Leo

Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd) is the fiery showoff of the Zodiac. Referred to as "The Creative," Leos are a little vain and love standing out. Ruled by the sun, they like to be at the center of things. They also like to be in charge, though they are not necessarily responsible leaders. They are self-centered and love to get attention and adoration from others, though they are happy to return the favor. When engrossed in a project or performance, they always like to have a dependable set of co-stars to lean on. Their charisma tends to attract people who just want to be around them. 

Aegon II, the firstborn son of Viserys and Alicent, is very much a Leo. He lacks his mother's sense of duty and his father's devotion to family. Instead, he's more of a vain pleasure-seeker who loves all of the trappings of being a royal without being interested in his actual responsibilities. His younger brother Aemond is much smarter and tougher than he is, and Aegon is lucky that his brother is loyal to him. He marries his sister for political reasons, but does so very reluctantly — not for the obvious reasons, but because he thinks she's an idiot who will spoil his fun.

Analytical Rhaenys Targaryen is a Virgo

Virgo (August 23rd – September 22nd) has a plan to fix everything. Known as both "The Healer" and "The Analyst," Virgos are both caring and highly analytical. They also aren't shy about sharing what they think other people should do. They are usually right, but their bossy and judgmental nature can make it hard to hear. Virgos don't mean to hurt anyone's feelings, but they have an uncanny ability to get to the bottom of problems and see obvious solutions. They are practical above all else and aren't rigid in their thinking, often looking for innovative solutions. It's their unfailing attention to detail and planning that makes them so effective. 

A prominent Virgo in Westeros is Rhaenys Targaryen, the cousin of Viserys and wife of Corlys Velaryon. Called "The Queen who never was," she was passed over for the Iron Throne. While this status frustrates her ability to make bold, decisive actions, her sharp mind and problem-solving skills still allow her to have an influence nonetheless. She marries Corlys to help strengthen the ties between the Targaryens and Velaryons, two of the most prominent families in Westeros. She later arranges marriages for Rhaenyra and her son Laenor, as well as her daughters. Even though she suspects Rhaenyra has her son killed, she sides with her because she knows it's ultimately in everyone's best interest. 

Loving Viserys Targaryen is a Libra

A Libra (September 23rd – October 22nd) will always try to seek balance with everyone around them. Harmonious relationships with friends and family are their highest priority. Known as both "The Diplomat" and "The Lover," Libras are romantic and don't like being alone. Because they see themselves as part of a larger whole, they make great mediators, thanks to their ability to see all sides of a matter. Not only are they impartial, but they are also sympathetic to every side in a dispute, understanding how different views can cause conflict. However, their urge to get along and avoid conflict often makes them indecisive. Libras are great advisors but shaky as leaders.

The fact that Libra Viserys Targaryen is sitting on the Iron Throne as king is one of the main things that eventually sparks the civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons. All poor Viserys wants to do is play with his model city, hang out with his family, and hope that everyone gets along. He wants to dodge war and conflict at all costs, often avoiding engaging with free cities that prey upon territories as a result. His biggest problems come with succession. He bucks convention by naming his daughter Rhaenyra as the future Queen, but this becomes controversial when he later has sons. After his wife dies, he remarries Alicent out of love instead of political gain. Viserys can't please everyone, and the eventual result is a tragedy.

Ambitious Larys Strong is a Scorpio

Scorpio (October 23rd – November 21st) is the most ambitious of all signs. Known as "the Alchemist," they are dedicated to personal growth and transformation. However, they keep their growth a closely-held secret, and as a result, they are also the most mysterious and enigmatic sign of the Zodiac. Scorpios are intense, and their charisma draws people in, even as they are kept at arm's length. There's something about a Scorpio that makes you want to figure them out, but they usually offer few clues. They can be obsessive in their journeys, and this sometimes can mean that the people around them are collateral damage. A Scorpion's nature is to sting, after all.

Larys Strong makes up for his physical disability (a clubfoot that requires a cane) with his keen, scheming intellect. While soft-spoken, he is absolutely ruthless. Offering his services to the Queen Consort Alicent, he worms his way into King Viserys' Small Council. His father is the King's Hand and his brother is Princess Rhaenyra's personal guard and barely-secret lover. In one swift move and with the tacit approval of Alicent, he arranges a fire that kills his father and brother, making him the Lord of their home, Harrenhal of "Game of Thrones" fame. Unlike everyone else in Westeros, who make and cling to alliances, Larys seems to be loyal to no one but himself. Alicent is simply another one of his pawns, which is remarkable because she's no fool.

Wise Lyonel Strong is a Sagittarius

The barbs of Sagittarius the archer (November 22nd – December 21st) always land true. This expansive thinker is known as "The Philosopher," and their wide base of knowledge and vast intellectual curiosity is mixed with a friendly, welcoming demeanor. They are fun to chat with in public, because they can find common ground with nearly anyone. Truth-tellers to a fault, their wisdom sometimes inadvertently hurts when they deliver a sarcastic comment or two. However, their good nature can always smooth over bruised feelings, especially since everyone knows they mean well. They aren't necessarily problem-solvers or leaders, but they are superb advice-givers.

The long-time Hand (primary advisor) of King Viserys Targaryen is Lord Lyonel Strong. An unassuming and friendly man, he replaces the scheming Otto Hightower as Hand for the simple reason that Viserys knows that Lyonel will give him the truth without lacing it with his own self-interest. Lyonel is perceptive and analytical, giving Viserys a great deal of sound advice, but he's not a yes-man. He gives Viserys the unvarnished truth, whether or not he wants to hear it, but it's never in a harsh or negative way. Lyonel never lets ambition get in the way of his own integrity, and he resigns as Hand when the rumors about his son siring children with Rhaenyra become too pronounced to ignore. As a Sagittarius, he's all about the truth, and he won't ignore it when it affects him directly.

Persistent Corlys Velaryon is a Capricorn

Capricorn (December 22nd – January 19th) is best known as the mountain goat, but it also represents the sea. They are hard-working, relentless, steady, and dependable. Capricorns, known as "The Leader," know how to get stuff done. They are all about long-term goals, keeping their eye on the prize and working toward it a little at a time. They aren't leaders because they love power; rather, they are leaders because they care about their families and friends and feel responsible for getting things done. Duty is their most important watchword, not ego. This can make them stubborn and prone to explosive anger if they feel that they aren't being listened to or respected.

Corlys Velaryon is the Lord of the Tides and the Master of Driftmark, home to the largest navy in Westeros. Also known as "The Sea Snake," Corlys is a wily and determined seafarer who places the welfare of his family above all else. He values his relationship with Viserys and the Targaryens and proposes that the king take his young daughter as a wife. When Viserys marries for love instead, putting Driftmark in peril against a brutal pirate named the Crab Feeder, he is furious. Still, he puts duty ahead of sentiment later on when Viserys' daughter marries his son. Later, he pledges his grandchildren to Viserys' grandchildren in marriage. At no point does Corlys care about the Iron Throne; he just wants to ensure the survival of the Velaryon name, like a good Capricorn should.

Spacey Helaena Targaryen is an Aquarius

Aquarius (January 20th – February 18th) is the quirky dreamer of the Zodiac, their heads usually somewhere in the clouds. Called "The Humanitarian," they are more concerned with life as a whole than they are with anything else. They can be detached and emotionally flat, as their minds are usually elsewhere instead of focusing on the here and now. They are well aware that they don't fit in with others but they don't really care, content to ponder over their fate and indulge their vast intellectual interests. Because of this, they value their independence.

Helaena Targaryen, the daughter of Viserys and Alicent, is an Aquarius through and through. She's spacey and strange, being more interested in insects as a child than other people. She also has her mystical side, correctly predicting that her brother Aemond would have to "close his eye" in order to get a dragon one day, meaning that his eye would get cut out. During a funeral, she studies a spider, crushes it with a shell, and correctly predicts the upcoming civil war when she talks about dragons spinning webs of black and green, referring to the house colors of Targaryen and Hightower, respectively. Even as an adult, she has a dreamy, childlike quality to her, aware of the bigger picture in a way that others aren't.

Adventurous Rhaenyra Targaryen is a Pisces

Pisces (February 19th – March 20th), the final sign of the Zodiac, encompasses all of the other signs. Known as "The Dreamer," Pisces are intellectual but passionate. They are mystical and imaginative, and sometimes prone to daydreaming. They are deeply romantic and value relationships, but they don't have very well-established boundaries. They are emotional and extremely sensitive, particularly if they are slighted or rejected. Pisces are known as chameleons and are highly adaptable. However, they can sometimes be overly influenced by those around them. Princess Rhaenyra Targaryen ticks all of these boxes.

In one of the early scenes of the first episode of "House of the Dragon," the young Rhaenyra is seen flying her dragon. As a teen, she already loves adventure and exploring the world. She grows into a romantic and a flirt, displaying these traits even when she knows it's a bad idea. She journeys with her uncle Daemon to the red light district of King's Landing before kissing him. When she chooses Ser Criston Cole as a new Kingsguard member, she flirts with him endlessly, only to be hurt when he ultimately rejects her. Her lack of boundaries strikes again years later when she sleeps with her uncle and later marries him, which is not an uncommon practice for the Targaryen family. She's a dreamer through and through, and she often makes bad decisions as a result.