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Game of Thrones: Viserys Targaryen

Viserys Targaryen is the exiled son of the fallen Targaryen king and former heir to the Iron Throne, which he still views as his rightful throne. He is cruel and ruthless and will stop at nothing to get his throne back, including marrying off his sister to the highest bidder.

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