George R. R. Martin started to “worry” about Game of Thrones after season 5, new book reveals

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Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin was concerned about the HBO show after Season 5, a new book reveals.

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“George Loves Dan” [Weiss] and dave [Benioff, showrunners], but after season 5 they started worrying about the way they were [going down] Because George knows where the story goes,” Martin’s representative, Paul Haas, is quoted in James Andrew Miller’s Tinderbox: HBO’s Ruthless Pursuit of New Frontiers, as reported. winter is coming, “He began to say, ‘You’re not following my blueprint.’ The first 5 seasons stuck to George’s roadmap. Then he went off George’s roadmap.”

Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire book series is incomplete, so his intended ending is still a mystery – according to Haas, the author “didn’t tell anyone” who would sit on the Iron Throne when all is said and done. On the show, it was Isaac Hempstead Wright’s bran that emerged victorious in the season 8 finale.


While Game of Thrones has ended, that doesn’t mean we won’t be returning to Westeros. The prequel series House of the Dragon is set to be released in 2022, focusing on House Targaryen and his civil war known as Dance of the Dragons.

“I’ve always thought it was a good story, I love it, so I’m looking forward to seeing it come alive on screen,” Martin has said of the prequel. “And of course I’m looking forward to dragons. Obviously, I love dragons. We had three of them in Game of Thrones, but now we’re like 17 of them.”

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House of the Dragon doesn’t have a definitive release date yet, but in the meantime, check out our guide to the best Netflix shows streaming now to fill your watchlist.

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