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Game of Thrones unleashes epic season 7 dragon war photo

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This is what a war with dragons looks like.

Above is your first look at Drogon in Game of Thrones season 7. As we’ve previously teased, the dragons are “the size of 747s” in the upcoming season — and with the unholy firepower to match. Once again, Game of Thrones is taking its lavish production to another level.

Here we see Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) fulfilling her ancestral destiny atop one of her massive children as soldiers fight amid smoke and fire. The battle image looks like some epic fantasy painting even though it’s only a single frame of footage. And it represents only one of the major action sequences in the upcoming season, which debuts in July. “The dragons this year are the size of 747s,” director Matt Shakman previously told EW. “Drogon is the biggest of the bunch — his flame is 30-feet in diameter!”

For more, EW has several new photos from the season 7, see them all right now here.

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Game of Thrones season 7 debuts July 16 on HBO.