House of the Dragon Showrunner Explains His Early Exit From the HBO Series

One of the Dragon House's leaders has passed away

After just two episodes were aired

from the HBO series official on August 31

"In a statement obtained by E! News, Sapochnik stated

Working inside the Game of Thrones universe

 for the past few years has been an honour and a joy

co-showrunner Miguel Sapochnik made his resignation

especially spending the last two with the incredible cast and crew of House of the Dragon.

the positive response from our viewers and so proud of what we were able to accomplish in season one."