Winds of Winter launch – George RR Martin speaks on subsequent Game of Thrones guide | Books | Entertainment | EUROtoday

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This previous week marks 5 years since HBO’s Game of Thrones TV present ended.

For the ultimate couple of seasons, the showrunners had been compelled to depend on A Song of Ice and Fire writer George RR Martin’s deliberate plot factors for his closing two novels within the collection that he’s but to put in writing: The Winds of Winter and A Dream of Spring.

In truth, the final time he printed a novel within the fantasy collection was in 2011, the yr Game of Thrones started.

As followers proceed to lose endurance, the 75-year-old has spoken out on The Winds of Winter in his newest weblog submit that addresses the upcoming spin-off TV present The Hedge Knight, primarily based on the primary of Martin’s Dunk and Egg novellas.

Set 90 years earlier than A Song of Ice and Fire, these observe the adventures of Sir Duncan the Tall (Dunk), the longer term Lord Commander of the Kingsguard and Egg, the longer term King Aegon V Targaryen.

The author shared on his weblog how he’s planning on visiting the Belfast set of The Hedge Knight in July.

Martin wrote: “The show will make its debut next year… and if it does well, THE SWORN SWORD and THE MYSTERY KNIGHT will follow.” These are the opposite two printed Dunk and Egg brief tales, however he has extra within the works.

He added: “By which time I hope to have finished some more Dunk & Egg stories (yes, after I finish THE WINDS OF WINTER).”

It’s not precisely a launch time-frame, however at the least followers can breathe a sigh of reduction that different writing initiatives received’t sidetrack Martin till he’s completed The Winds of Winter.

After which, he plans to put in writing some extra Dunk and Egg earlier than tackling the ultimate novel in A Song of Ice and Fire, A Dream of Spring.

Given the 75-year-old hopes to have Winds and a few extra shorts written by the point season 3 of The Hedge Knight comes out suggests he plans to be accomplished with each the upcoming Game of Thrones novel and novellas by the tip of the last decade.