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Game of Thrones: Books

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Post by Mythica » Wed May 2nd, 2012, 4:49 pm

Well, he can't put it off too long or the TV show will run out of content! If they carry on doing one book per season, the fifth book/season will be aired in 2015 so the sixth book will have to be out by then at the latest in order for them to start filming in time for the sixth season to be aired in 2016.

That said, I've heard that the third season will only cover part of the 3rd book so I don't think they plan to stick strictly to one book per season.

Anyway, I still haven't read the 5th book so if I read that this year and the 6th one is out next year, I won't have to wait too long in between!

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Post by rebecca » Fri May 4th, 2012, 2:40 am

[quote=""Mythica""]Well, he can't put it off too long or the TV show will run out of content! If they carry on doing one book per season, the fifth book/season will be aired in 2015 so the sixth book will have to be out by then at the latest in order for them to start filming in time for the sixth season to be aired in 2016.

That said, I've heard that the third season will only cover part of the 3rd book so I don't think they plan to stick strictly to one book per season.

Anyway, I still haven't read the 5th book so if I read that this year and the 6th one is out next year, I won't have to wait too long in between![/quote]

If they stick with the one book per season then when it comes to Feast For Crows minus Tyrion, how many would watch it? I think there will be a lot of pressure for Martin to finish what he has started, perhaps he should simply start killing of the GreyGrims thereby shortening the books. I for one would rejoice!

I have to admit I am not enjoying this season as I did Season 1, and I worry that the show will be cancelled if veiwers switch off.

Bec :)

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Post by Ash » Sat May 5th, 2012, 1:29 am

Actually, viewership is higher than last year, and seems to be growing with each episode. They have already been okayed for a third season.

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Post by Vanessa » Sat May 5th, 2012, 9:48 am

That's good news as it gets me to read the book beforehand! LOL.
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Post by Madeleine » Sat May 5th, 2012, 4:47 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]That's good news as it gets me to read the book beforehand! LOL.[/quote]

yes me too! After everything I've heard about it, I can't wait to read Storm of Swords; I'll wait until the current series has finished though, I can't believe it's halfway through it's run already. I'm glad they've got the go-ahead for Series 3.
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Post by rebecca » Sun May 6th, 2012, 3:29 am

[quote=""Ash""]Actually, viewership is higher than last year, and seems to be growing with each episode. They have already been okayed for a third season.[/quote]

Well that's good news, because I really do like the show but I hope the producers disregard the 'no Tyrion' in the Feast for Crows and still include him in the show. I am also missing Jaime and Robb from the show.

But I am looking forward to the next installment but it means I will have to re-read Dance with Dragons to remember all that happened!

Bec :)

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Post by Madeleine » Sun May 6th, 2012, 10:42 am

I'm also missing Jaime, although I knew he's barely in the book, so his absence in no surprise. I'd really miss Tyrion too, he's one of the characters who sort of holds it all together.
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Post by rebecca » Tue May 8th, 2012, 4:03 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]I'm also missing Jaime, although I knew he's barely in the book, so his absence in no surprise. I'd really miss Tyrion too, he's one of the characters who sort of holds it all together.[/quote]

I hope he will come back into it when he joins up with Brienne...As for Tyrion I hope the writers of the show will include him or it wont be the same. I go along with the others and think the newest book er Winds of Winter? Will be released probably in 2014 *fingers & eyes crossed* :p

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Post by laktor » Thu August 23rd, 2012, 5:05 am

Holy crap! In just 135 pages of Storm of Swords, in the last 3rd of the book, a heck of a lot has happened! OMG!!!

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Post by Gabriele Campbell » Mon November 12th, 2012, 8:31 pm

[quote=""rebecca""]Jon Snows mother is one of the fizzers. I was also thinking of that particular character as his mother but decided that Ned would not betrray his friend in that way. So at the beginning Martin leaves the reader with the 'wow wonder WHO is Jon's mother' and then its a fizzer because as much as I have read of the books(the first two and glanced through the third) I dont get WHY he made a fuss over Jon's mother if she is going to be a mere serving girl.

But I have decided to persevere but I still think it would have been better if Martin had maintained it as a tightly worded trilogy. That's my opinion of course.

Thanks ladies. :)

Bec[/quote]

There is a popular theory on the Westeros forums (a site deidcated to GRRM) that Jon is the son of Lyanna and Rhaegar. Make of it what you want. :)

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