The teaser of the 9th episode is out titled
“The Green Council."
This is the second to last episode of the first season of the show.
If you have seen the teaser, then you know King Viserys Targaryen is no more.
Before he died, he gave Alicent the impression that he wants their son Aegon to be King.
She is accompanied by her father, Otto Hightower, who was also the Hand of the dead King.
Now, Hightower wants to kill Viserys’ daughter, Rhaenyra (Emma D’Arcy), the heir to the throne.
He also wants to kill everyone who does not pledge their loyalty to Aegon.
He was plotting with the Small Council to make Aegon the King.
Rhaenyra and Daemon are absent in the episode to prepare for the final showdown.
Alicent has to find her son to make him king and find her former best friend and save her from getting butchered by Hightower.