8. She has a strong moral code
Morality constantly is called into question for several Thrones characters. Just ask Stannis Baratheon. However, in terms of Daenerys Targaryen, she always seems to have a firm set of goals in mind, ones that won’t only benefit her people, but allow her to climb another rung on the conqueror’s ladder.
Slavery is a huge deal to Daenerys, as it should be. But she has a soft spot for the young and underprivileged. She makes it clear that abolishing slavery should be a long-term goal for her people, which was more than likely set into motion after seeing the slave nailed to a pole in Season 3’s “Walk of Punishment.” But what made her put this goal as a priority? Think about it: when we first met Dany, she was basically a slave to her brother Viserys, who had ownership over her and basically sold her to a Dothraki fleet without her consent. It was all for his own personal gain, which is something Dany tries so hard to work around. Her conquering isn’t for just herself, it’s to help out all the rest of the people who aren’t as privileged or as fortunate as her.
There’s also a certain solemnity to all of Dany’s political power plays. As evidenced by her small council meetings, she believes in giving everyone a fair shot to present their case and offer her advice when asked. If she sticks to these staunch but gentle dealings, then she’ll have no problem becoming the benevolent leader Westeros sorely needs.