In the latest episode of “House of the Dragon,” the civil war in Westeros is revealed to have started due to a mix-up over names, and fans can’t help but find humor in the situation. The confusion began when King Viserys Targaryen mentioned the name Aegon before his death, leading Alicent Targaryen to believe he was referring to their son Aegon II as his successor.

However, it was later revealed that Viserys was actually referring to Aegon the Conqueror, causing a misunderstanding that ultimately led to the civil war between Rhaenyra and Aegon II. Rhaenyra confronts Alicent about the mix-up, highlighting the importance of clarity in communication, especially when it comes to matters of succession and prophecy.

This twist in the storyline deviates from the original source material, George R. R. Martin’s “Fire and Blood” novel, but fans have embraced the change and even created memes to poke fun at Alicent’s error. The episode serves as a reminder to the Targaryens that unique names for their children could prevent such confusion and conflict in the future.

As the internet reacts to this revelation, it’s clear that the intricate web of relationships and prophecies in the world of “Game of Thrones” continues to captivate audiences. The humor and irony of a civil war sparked by a simple name mix-up add another layer of complexity to the ongoing saga of power struggles and alliances in Westeros. Ultimately, this episode serves as a reminder of the consequences of miscommunication and the importance of clear and accurate information in avoiding conflicts and misunderstandings.