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Traveling Westeros As A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS


Traveling Westeros As A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS

A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R. R. Martin is published today! It is the collection of Westeros short stories that take place about 100 years before A Game of Thrones.

And here’s why you should read it!

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Leather-Cloth Boxed Set: A Song of Ice & Fire


A Song of Ice & Fire by George R. R. Martin is getting the leather-cloth box set treatment later this month! Here are the details!

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How the War of the Roses Inspired ‘A Song of Ice and Fire’


You might recall my October 2014 conversation with historian Dan Jones about the historical War of the Roses and how it partly inspired George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. Martin has never made it a secret, of course, and one of the great things about fantasy is how it can inspire one’s [...]

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George R.R. Martin on Why Gandalf Should Have Stayed Dead


George R.R. Martin on Why Gandalf Should Have Stayed Dead

Mental Floss magazine has unearthed a 2011 interview of A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin, conducted by none other than comedian and author John Hodgman. There’s a lot of good stuff that they’ve highlighted from the piece, such as George’s fondness for Marvel Comics and his thoughts on killing off characters [...]

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See Kristen Wiig’s Tonight Show Appearance as ‘Khaleesi’


Did you see The Tonight Show this past Wednesday? No? You missed an appearance from Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen, the Mother of Dragons! She sung her hit song “Wonderful, Wonderful, Wonderful”, revealed her real name “Karen”, her favorite food (MEAT!), and introduced her Dragon “Carl” to the world.

Oh, alright. It wasn’t really Daenerys Targaryen or even [...]

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New Excerpt: THE WINDS OF WINTER By George R. R. Martin


This morning, George R. R. Martin released a new excerpt from The Winds of Winter, his forthcoming next book in A Song of Ice & Fire!

And here is more about it. Happy reading!

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Cage Match 2015 Round 2: Sabriel vs Melisandre


For the night is dark, and full of creepy shadow babies.

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Cage Match 2015 Round 1: Melisandre vs Princess Cimorene


Melisandre serves the fire, but Cimorene knows a little something about dragons…

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Cover: A KNIGHT OF THE SEVEN KINGDOMS By George R. R. Martin


A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms by George R. R. Martin will publish October 6th in the US and UK!

And here is the cover and more about the prequels to A Game of Thrones!

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Gifts For the Geek | Day 16: Living Language Dothraki


living-language-dothrakiHBO’s Game of Thrones is back!

More correctly, Dothraki is back! And larger than ever. Living Language Dothraki is the perfect gift for that Game of Thrones fan in your life!

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