The character Larys Strong in the American fantasy drama House of Dragon is not dead. However, he is responsible for the murders of various characters in the drama.
House of Dragon portrays the beginning of the end of House Targaryen and the events leading up to and covering the Targaryen civil war of succession, known as the “Dance of the Dragons.”
House Of Dargon Larys Strong Is Not Dead
Larys Strong, portrayed by Matthew Needham, is not dead in the series.
House of Dragon depicts an internal succession war within the House of Targaryen one hundred and seventy-two years before the birth of Daenerys Targaryen. The series has brought various turns and twist with new episodes.
Also known as Larys Clubfoot or the Clubfoot, Strong was the Lord of Harrenhal and head of House Strong during the latter part of the reign of Viserys I Targaryen and the reign of Aegon II Targaryen.
He had served on the small council as the Lord Confessor and the master of whisperers for both kings.
The character of Larys Strong in the series is enigmatic and cunning. Preferring to listen than speak, he kept his own counsel and was largely energetic.
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What Happened To Larys Strong?
Larys strong’s feet got twisted at birth. Hence, he dragged it with a limp.
Larys, his older brother, and two sisters were brought to court by their Father, lord Lyonel Strong in 105 AC. Later. Larys joined the confessors of King Viserys I Targaryen.
Lyonel and his son Ser Harwin died in a Fire at Harrenhal in 120 AC, leading Larys to inherit his Father’s seat and title “Lord of Harrenhal.
Some of the suggestions regarding the father-son death were due to the conspiracy of Larys. Besides, other suggested culprits were Prince Daemon Targaryen, Lord Corlys Velaryon, King Viserys I himself, and the curse of Black Harren.
The loyalties and goals of the clubfoot during the Dance of Dragons are still a mystery topic. Since Larys does not seem to have shown absolute commitment to Aegon II, historians are stunned at how he aligned with him against their mutual enemy Rhaenyra.
Rhaenyra had shamed House Strong in her affair with his older brother.
Where Is Larys Strong Now?
Larys Strong has become Queen Alicent’s trusted confidante. She has told him to reward him for his strategic act of killing his dad and brother. The prediction of Larys being the murderer of his Father and brother has come true by episode nine.
Now, Strong will apply his spy connection to feed Alicent intel as he has tried to prop Aegon up as a king. However, Larys’ motives could not be analyzed after Fire and Blood reveals.
Rhaenyra gets killed by Aegon, ending the Dance of Dragons. However, the king wanted the war to keep going, which led Aegon to get poisoned, ending his short reign once and for all.
Though the actual person to carry out Aegon’s murder is a mystery, it has been confirmed that that assassination was done “at the behest of Larys Strong.”
Since Larys does not take personal relationships seriously, he also changed alliances several times.
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