Always late to the game I never read the series (starting to now) but when I saw the end of season 1 I totally did a happy dance. I had been treating it like a tv show up until then and never expected them to have dragons. Totally stood up and boogied with the dog. Season 2's gonna rock.
Lol! I am happy to hear you enjoyed the TV series. Yes, A Song of Ice and Fire is full of twists and turns and creepy as well as magical creatures. And you'll see if you read a Dance with Dragon's that the dragons aren't sweet, nice creatures. It's one of the things I love most about George R.R. Martin's works. They are extremely realistic and believable.
Danaerys is one of my favourite characters from ASOIAF, this is wonderful - the detail in the hair and on the dragon young, especially Viserion The arched brow you've given her really adds to the powerful look of the character