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The Last Storm

Wars of Conquest


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Storm's End, the Stormlands


Targaryen victory
Death of King Argilac
Capitulation of the Kingdom of the Stormlands
Elevation of Orys Baratheon to Lord Paramount of the Stormlands
Extinction of House Durrendon
Foundation of House Baratheon


House Targaryen

Kingdom of the Stormlands


Orys Baratheon

King Argilac Durrendon


King Argilac

The Last Storm was a major battle in the Wars of ConquestAegon the Conqueror sent his commander Orys Baratheon, rumored to be his bastard half-brother, to conquer the Stormlands. The Stormlands were under the control of Argilac the Arrogant of House Durrendon, the Storm King.

Even though the massive walls of Storm's End provided protection against Baratheon's siege, Argilac decided to meet the invading armies in open battle after hearing about how Aegon Targaryen's dragon Balerion destroyed Harrenhal. Orys Baratheon and the Targaryen army were victorious and Argilac was killed.

As a reward for the victory, Aegon legitmized Orys Baratheon and named him Lord Paramount of the Stormlands. To cement his rule, Baratheon took Argilac's daughter, Argalia, as his wife. He also took both the sigil - a black stag on yellow - and words - "Ours is the Fury" - of House Durrendon as his own; thus, House Baratheon was founded.

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