The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones
A Song of Ice and Fire takes place in a fictional world, the seasons here last for many years and end with unpredictability. Nearly three centuries before the events of the first novel, the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros were united under the Targaryen dynasty by Aegon I and his wives Visenya and Rhaenys, establishing supreme control through their military potential. Aegon became the first king of the entire Westeros continent, with the exception of the southern region of Dorne. The Targaryen dynasty ruled for three centuries, although civil wars and internal disputes among members of the Targaryen family led to the extinction of the dragons. When the events of A Game of Thrones began, 15 years of peace had passed since the rebellion led by Lord Robert Baratheon.leader to depose and kill the last Targaryen king, “Crazy King” Aerys II. The Baratheon family came to power and Robert proclaimed him king of the Seven Kingdoms, at the end of the 9-year summer.