Although fans of the HBO series you already saw the end of Game Of Thrones in 2019 -a controversial outcome that disappointed not a few followers- the readers of Song of ice and fire, the literary saga written by George R.R. Martin on which the story was based, they are still waiting for the end. The author, who let many years pass between the publication of each installment, promised a new ending “different” from the one seen on television and he also confessed to being sorry for not having hurried more to write so that the history of the novels would not be outdated for the television adaptation.
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“Looking back, I wish I had gotten ahead of the books. My biggest problem was that when they started the series I already had four books in print and the fifth came out just as the series started in 2011. I had a five book lead, and they are giant books. I never thought they would reach me, but they did. They caught up with me and surpassed me “, revealed the author of the saga in an interview with PBS.
Martin started writing Song of ice and fire in 1991. The first volume, Game of Thrones, was published in 1996 and was originally conceived as part of a trilogy. Currently the saga has five installments, each of which laid the foundation for the series. Dance of dragonsThe fifth and final book to date, it was published in 2011 and it took Martin six years to write. At the moment, the author is working on Winter winds, the sixth installment in the saga, and has plans to write a seventh and final book entitled Spring dream.
At the beginning of the production of the series, Martin hoped to be able to publish Winter winds Before the fiction ended However, the fast pace of the television network and the need to maintain the enormous popularity of the production made the producers David Benioff and DB Weiss not wait for the writer to publish the book, anticipating and offering an outcome that it generated controversy and divided fans.
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Now Martin, we must not forget that he was involved in the script of the fiction and therefore in the outcome of the series, promises that, beyond the obvious differences that the end of the books will have with that of the HBO production derived from decisions made prior to the controversial last season, the ending that he will offer to his readers in A spring dream it will go “in a different direction.”
“That was all a bit strange, because when the series got ahead of me, I saw that it was going in somewhat different directions. I’m still working on the book, but they’ll appreciate my ending when it comes out. “, he concluded.