The Game of Thrones author has a big update on The Winds of Winter

Looks like game of thrones fans won’t have to wait long to get their hands on George RR Martin’s The Winds of Winter.

On his website, the author explained that he was (still) working on the sixth book of A song of ice and fire, the series that inspired the HBO show. However, he seems to be getting closer to the finish line with this one.

“I hope to wrap up the story of one of the WINDS OF WINTER point-of-view characters this week. Maybe even two,” Martin wrote on Aug. 12.

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The writer also revealed that he has already watched the highly anticipated thrones spin-off prequel, Dragon House. Set to debut on August 21, the series will focus on the events leading up to the War of the Targaryen Succession.

“I’ve seen all ten episodes now (albeit in preview versions), and I love what I’ve seen,” Martin said.

“[Showrunners Ryan J Condal and Miguel Sapochnik] and their amazing cast and crew did a magnificent job.

“[House of the Dragon] is everything I hoped it would be; dark, powerful, visceral, disturbing, breathtaking to watch, populated by complex and very human characters played by truly incredible actors.”

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Finally, Martin confirmed his involvement in other game of thrones spin-offs, including a sequel announced earlier this year that is meant to follow Jon Snow’s character.

“Development is a long and random process, of course, and there’s no telling how many shows will be greenlit at the end…I’m really excited about how some of them are moving forward,” he said. share.

Dragon House airs August 21 in the US on HBO and August 22 in the UK on Sky Atlantic and NOW. game of thrones seasons 1-8 are available on DVD and Blu-ray.

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