In a statement read aloud at the Comic-Con presentation for HBO's "Game of Thrones" prequel series "House of the Dragon,"

If there's one thing to know about "Dragon," which debuts on HBO and HBO Max on Au'House of the Dragon'gust 21,

It will feature multiple fire extinguishers. There are 17 different dragons in the series that need to be tracked at different times.

The new HBO series, which is bringing the fictional realm of Westeros back to the network, features fire, blood, sex, war, betrayal of family members

three years after the massive "Thrones" series concluded. The "Dragon" cast and producers, along with author George R.R.

promised a crowd of enthusiastic "Thrones" fans plenty of the elements they cherished about the previous season in Comic-enormous Con's Hall H.

Martin commented, "No one wants to develop a spinoff program about a road builder (an emperor)." My books are fictional,

An earlier period in English history was based on anarchy," he explained, adding that "Game of Thrones" was "very loosely modeled on the Wars of the Roses."