A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby The Nameless Thing » Wed May 04, 2016 8:54 am

Oh well, HBO is now in uncharted territory. I just wonder how much will be true to when the next book comes out.

Damn you GRRM!
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby Denethor » Tue May 17, 2016 11:13 pm

The Nameless Thing wrote:Oh well, HBO is now in uncharted territory. I just wonder how much will be true to when the next book comes out.

Damn you GRRM!


Well, the TV show and the book have diverged, so I'm not sure we can really count it as spoilers any more.

That said, it wouldn't surprise me at this point if Winds of Winter actually never comes out. My advice to anyone picking up the series is basically to read up to Storm of Swords, and make up your own ending.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby hamlet » Wed May 18, 2016 8:08 am

Denethor wrote:
The Nameless Thing wrote:Oh well, HBO is now in uncharted territory. I just wonder how much will be true to when the next book comes out.

Damn you GRRM!


Well, the TV show and the book have diverged, so I'm not sure we can really count it as spoilers any more.

That said, it wouldn't surprise me at this point if Winds of Winter actually never comes out. My advice to anyone picking up the series is basically to read up to Storm of Swords, and make up your own ending.

:x Bite your tongue, sir! :angry:

What makes me upset is that there's not a terribly small chance that you're right. Or, just as bad, the books start taking after the tv show instead of being their own, original thing.

*sigh*

I really want GRRM to finish the series. Especially since I'm just not a fan of the show at all.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby Denethor » Wed May 18, 2016 5:18 pm

Yeah, the show is just subsisting on nihilistic shock value at this point. It doesn't help that the writers are evidently in love with Ramsay Bolton, who is basically a villainous Mary Sue.

As far as the show goes, I'm cheering for the White Walkers.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby The Nameless Thing » Mon Oct 17, 2016 2:01 pm

I am now convinced that GRRM's new book will consist of:

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redrum. redrum, redrum, redrum, redrum, redrum,redrum
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby hamlet » Tue Oct 18, 2016 9:33 am

Nah, it's going to be transported into the My Little Pony universe.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby Dunthule » Tue Nov 01, 2016 6:28 pm

LOL! :lol:

Soooo, has there been any confirmation of the release date of the next book?? :?
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby orodreth111 » Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:17 am

........Tomorrow...Or maybe the day after........lol. Check out finishthebookgeorge.com it is hillarious!
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby hamlet » Mon Nov 07, 2016 7:49 am

Mrs. H played me a nice little ditty that somebody put out a while ago comparing GRRM's writing speed to the onrush of a glacier. I'll have to go dig up the title of it . . .
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby Denethor » Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:24 pm

Martin hasn't even been giving updates. The last information we had was that he had 200 pages shunted out of A Dance With Dragons... but that was five years ago.
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Re: A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin

Postby Denethor » Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:27 pm

orodreth111 wrote:........Tomorrow...Or maybe the day after........lol. Check out finishthebookgeorge.com it is hillarious!


There's an entire forum devoted to it now - http://www.iswintercoming.com/
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