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On the Plus Side, Maybe George R.R. Martin Will Finish Winds of Winter Now

Things are... bad, right? There’s a deadly disease spreading across the planet. The world’s governments and health organisations are struggling to catch up. Most people are isolated to their homes hoping to curb the panic, events are cancelled, and gathering places are almost all closed. Read More >>

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The Game of Thrones Showrunners Have Finally Broken Their Silence… On the Coffee Cup

Since the end of Game of Thrones, the showrunners, Dan Weiss and David Benioff, have been somewhat controversial figures. Not just because a lot of people were frustrated with the way the show ended, and with problems like certain scenes filmed in ways that seemed to inevitably make them inscrutable on a lot of televisions, but because Benioff and Weiss didn’t really seem to want to talk about it. They’ve been unusually tight-lipped since the finale, and even cancelled a planned Comic-Con experience in a way that definitely looked like them avoiding some frustrated fans. Read More >>

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George R.R. Martin Says Game of Thrones Ending Was Freeing as a Writer

Writing a fantasy epic is hard. Writing a fantasy epic while also competing with a television show that adapts said epic, and will finish before you? Apparently that’s way harder. Read More >>

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George R.R. Martin Just Set a Very Peculiar Winds of Winter Deadline Threat for Himself

Now that Game of Thrones is over for good, the focus is on when George R.R. Martin is finally going to complete his side of the story. Thanks to an airline’s offer to fly Martin out so he can have some peace and quiet to finish The Winds of Winter, he’s jokingly promised a deadline. If he doesn’t meet it, New Zealand gets to arrest him. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin Has a Lot to Say About His Books After the Big Finale

Now that Game of Thrones’ series finale has come and gone, even more attention is being paid to author George R.R. Martin. He’s mostly been minding his own business and living his life while the rest of the world harangues him about the final two entries in the series of novels that started it all. Read More >>

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Last Night’s Game of Thrones Song Might Be More Important Than You Think

The second episode of Game of Thrones final season brought with it a sense of calm before the storm – unless you so happen to be A Song of Ice and Fire theorist, because the episode’s use of a particular element from the books might have got your head spinning a little bit. Read More >>

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George RR Martin Explains Why Writing The Winds of Winter Is So Hard

The saga of the Iron Throne is slowly winding its way to closure, though the next book in A Song of Ice and Fire, The Winds of Winter, is still just a gleam in the eyes of long-suffering fans. Read More >>

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This Giant Fan-Made Tabletop Game Puts 33 Players in the Middle of Aegon’s Conquest

Playing A Game of Thrones: The Board Game was one of the most intense experiences of my life—it remains the only board game I’ve ever stormed away from out of anger. Sorry, family. But if I thought that was an extreme Game of Thrones experience, I too know nothing, Jon Snow. Because there’s a new Song of Ice and Fire fan-created game that’s so massive, you need 33 players (and four referees) to make it happen. The best part? It’s totally free. Read More >>

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A Game of Thrones Script Has Seemingly Settled That Big Ice Dragon Debate

It’s been over a year since Game of Thrones last aired, but the mystery of Viserion still lingers like a chilly breeze on a gross muggy day in midtown Manhattan. Now, thanks to a look at the script, we know the answers behind a couple of those key questions: Is he an ice dragon or a wight? Does he breathe fire or ice? And how did those stupid chains work? Okay, that last one’s unrelated but it’s still an important question, dammit. Read More >>

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Those 4 Other Potential Game of Thrones Prequels Are Dead, But the Fifth Is Good to Go

HBO has been hard at work figuring out how it’s going to continue the Game of Thrones legacy. This included commissioning a whopping five potential spinoffs set within the A Song of Ice and Fire universe. Now that one has been approved, it looks like the other ones have gotten the Ned Stark treatment. Read More >>

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Please Try to Be Surprised: George R.R. Martin’s The Winds of Winter is Definitely Not Coming in 2018

The sun rises in the east, and sets in the west. Everything has its time, and everything dies. These are constants in life on the planet Earth. Another constant: The next chapter in George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire saga, The Winds of Winter, has been delayed. Read More >>

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GRRM Says The Winds of Winter May Arrive in 2018 or Early 2019, and It Might Not Be Alone

Remember at the start of the year, when George R.R. Martin told the world he really thought Winds of Winter would be out in 2017, and for a brief moment, your heart was filled with hope that soon the continuation of A Song of Ice and Fire would finally be here? Oh, my sweet summer children. Read More >>

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Everything You Need to Know About Azor Ahai, the Game of Thrones Prophecy That Could Save Westeros

HBO released the first series of official photos for Game of Thrones season seven last week. They didn’t spoil much, but there was one reveal that hints at a major plot development next season. We’re talking, of course, about Azor Ahai. Read More >>

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Game of Thrones Is Getting a Tabletop Miniatures Game… of Thrones

A new tabletop miniatures game is coming, starring your favourite Game of Thrones badasses, just in time for winter. CMON Limited has announced its plans for A Song of Ice and Fire: Tabletop Miniatures Game, a new miniatures wargame that lets fans of the books and show fight to the death in their quest to control the Seven Kingdoms. Read More >>

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George R.R. Martin Thinks Winds of Winter Will Be Out This Year: 2017 Edition

Friends, a new year is upon is, and that means new opportunities—opportunities like a fresh chance to hear beloved author George R.R. Martin tell us that he thinks the latest book in the A Song of Ice and Fire saga will be out this calendar year. Maybe. Possibly. Perhaps. Who knows? Read More >>