Daenerys Targaryen is a fictional character in George R. In the novels, she is a prominent point of view character. She is one of the most popular characters in the series, and The New York Times cites her as one of the author's finest creations. Introduced in 's A Game of Thrones , Daenerys is one of the last surviving members along with her older brother, Viserys of House Targaryen , who, until fourteen years before the events of the first novel, had ruled Westeros from the Iron Throne for nearly three hundred years prior to being ousted. Daenerys was one of a few prominent characters not included in 's A Feast for Crows , but returned in the next novel A Dance with Dragons
Where does khaleesi come from?
Khaleesi is a title given to the wife of a Dothraki warlord in the universe of the George R. The word Khaleesi was invented by fantasy author, George R. Martin, for his novel A Game of Thrones , published in The word is from the fictional language of the Dothraki people. In their society, the khal is the warlord of a given clan khalasar , and his wife is given the title of khaleesi. Typically, when a khal dies, his wife no longer rules. Instead, her people abandon her and send her away. One common use of khaleesi for fans of the show and novels is as a title to indicate someone exceptional or to motivate oneself, much in the way that queen can signal various powerful and virtuous qualities. You could, for instance, say that someone was your khaleesi , or encourage them to act like a khaleesi. Since Daenerys Targaryen is by far the most prominent khaleesi in Game of Thrones , Khaleesi as a proper noun usually refers to her.
She also served a brief tenure as the de facto Queen of the Andals and the First Men and the twenty-first ruler of the Seven Kingdoms , after claiming the throne from her predecessor Cersei I Lannister , who was killed in the Battle of King's Landing. However, she was never formally crowned, nor did she sit upon the Iron Throne. Daenerys was initially a timid, obedient youth. However, as time passed, she gathered confidence and followers, becoming a formidable conquerer and ruler. Daenerys eventually succumbed to the " Targaryen madness " of her ancestors, due to a series of terrible losses among them deaths of ones she loved and cared , and destroyed countless innocent people. As a result, she was assassinated by her nephew and lover Jon Snow to prevent further carnage. Her father died during the Sack of King's Landing before she was even born. The usurper Robert Baratheon installed himself as king, having defeated Aerys in the conquest known as Robert's Rebellion.