A Game of Thrones Discussion [Book 1]

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  1. kentucky_dawg

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    I was thinking the exact same thing. If he dies before he finishes the series there will be a lot of pissed off readers. Surely he has to have the way he wants to end this series written down somewhere (as brief as it may be right now) for that exact reason.
     
  2. BP

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    I read somewhere he's told the producers of the show a general direction or outline of how he wants to end it. But as far as another writer taking over if he dies IDK :idk:
     
  3. Guns

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    i think he'll get 6 out no prob. when it's suppose to come out, summer '13?
     
  4. kentucky_dawg

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    Damn, I hope it doesn't take him that long to finish book 6.
     
  5. Houndster

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    probably longer, it would only be two years since he released aDwD
     
  6. Illinihockey

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    Going to guess it'll be at least 3 years until book 6 comes out.
     
  7. Keef

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    Sounded like he had to cut a lot of stuff out of DwD, so maybe he already has a good start on WofW
     
  8. Illinihockey

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    He said the same thing that he cut a lot out of a feast for crows and it still took him 5 years to write a dance with dragons
     
  9. Keef

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    Good point, at least he doesnt' have to worry about trying to make sure the time line is right or what to do with Dany
     
  10. Illinihockey

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    I hope you are right. He had a lot of trouble writing Crows and Dragons and I hope that is mostly due to him not intending to write either book and having bad writers block. There's no reason he can't churn out 6 and 7 like he did Kings and Swords
     
  11. Keef

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    And hopefully he will get in the zone like he was for those two
     
  12. kentucky_dawg

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    That's true. How long did it take him to complete aDwD?
     
  13. Illinihockey

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    Thrones - 1996
    Kings - 1998
    Swords - 2000
    Crows - 2005
    Dragons - 2011

    So hopefully he can get back to what he was doing earlier in his career.
     
  14. kentucky_dawg

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    He had a nice little 2 year streak going and then decided to get lazy as fuck with it.
     
  15. Illinihockey

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    He didn't get lazy, he actually wrote 2 books from the Westeros world they just didn't have anything to do with the Song of Ice and Fire series.
     
  16. kentucky_dawg

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    oh my b
     
  17. ChileanNole

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    which ones? I heard about Hedge Knight taking place in Westeros...
     
  18. Illinihockey

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    2003 - sworn sword
    2010 - the mystery knight
     
  19. Illinihockey

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    2003 - sworn sword
    2010 - the mystery knight
     
  20. zeberdee

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    are there interactions with any of the characters we know and is it the same time period?
     
  21. ChileanNole

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    Will kop after I finish Dance with Dragons, which I just started.

    Any other suggestions?
     
  22. Illinihockey

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    No, its set in the past.
     
  23. BP

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    Worth the read?
     
  24. Illinihockey

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    Haven't read yet. The first of that series is called hedge knigh, fyi
     
  25. kentucky_dawg

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    Interested to read, after I finish aSoIaF of course.
     
  26. BayouMafia

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    I read The Hedge Knight and am listening to The Sworn Sword on my commute. They take place before A Game of Thrones starts and provide some pretty good history, such as why there are Red Apple Fossaways and Green Apple Fossaways.
     
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  29. Illinihockey

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  30. kentucky_dawg

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    I have 49/50 and 4:00 left and CANNOT think of the last one, driving me crazy
     
  32. kentucky_dawg

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    interested to see who you forgot.
     
  33. The Blackfish

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    It was fucking

    Pyp
     
  34. Illinihockey

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    I don't see a button to hide spoilers on the new site, where is it?
     
  35. ChileanNole

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    So I have a question that may have been asked but has always bothered me. In the very first scene of the epilogue the night's watch men go north of the Wall to track the wildlings, then they get ambushed, but one brother makes it out alive. Next thing we know is that he is caught as a deserter south of the Wall and then Ned Stark executes him as a deserter.

    My question is how did he get from north of the Wall to south the Wall?
     
  36. zeberdee

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    I always assumed the same way the wildling raiders/Osha and her crew, and anyone else do, through one of the many weak spots left from the depleted Night's Watch. I never really thought about it though.
     
  37. Keef

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    I figured he came back to the wall and then left from there.
     
  38. Illinihockey

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    That's what I thought too
     
  39. ChileanNole

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    Maybe I should start its own thread since what I wanna talk about takes place in Book 3.
     
  40. Cronk

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    me neither
     
  41. zeberdee

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    just type [spoile r]...[/spoile r]

    no space obviously.
     
  42. kentucky_dawg

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  43. Cronk

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    Dinklage backstage: recognizes he thanked the petsitter, not his manager, agent, or mom. "there might be a price I pay."
     
  44. War Grundle

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    A Lannister always pays his debts.
     
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  45. Celemo

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    watched season 1, reading AGOT now, getting close to the Eddard beheading part :feelsbadman:
     
  46. NinjaRXA

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    get used to it
     
  47. WC

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  48. Cronk

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    got 36...not very proud of it but not ashamed either
     
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  50. Guns

    Guns yeah, but what about antifa?
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