The 'House of the Dragon' prophecy in episode 9 you may have missed

Episode 9 of House of the Dragon ended somewhat abruptly and dramatically.

Since then, naturally, attention has been drawn to Rhaenys' spectacular escape from King's Landing with the help of a dragon.

However, considering that it was predicted, it shouldn't have truly came as a surprise.

The issue was that the persona speaking them was one that no one paid attention to.

To inform her son Aegon that he will succeed as king, Queen Alicent searches for him.

To inform her son Aegon that he will succeed as king, Queen Alicent searches for him.

Princess Helaena Targaryen, who is also her daughter and Aegon's sister/wife (yes), is her first destination.

You might recall that Princess Helaena is a little peculiar. She engages in bug play but is quiet.

When Alicent visits Helaena, she is ready to inform her of the passing of her father when Helaena abruptly cuts her off, muttering, "There is a beast beneath the boards."