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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Shyster on Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:14 pm

For those of you who may be caught up with the books and are looking for an ASoIaF fix, the new sci-fi/fantasy compilation book Dangerous Woman (which GRRM co-edited) includes a 35,000-word novella about the Dance of the Dragons:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00CVMHCJW/

Considering all of the stories in this compilation are supposed to focus on strong female characters, it can probably be assumed that the focus of the story is princess Rhaenyra Targaryen.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Thu Jan 30, 2014 8:40 pm

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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:22 pm

Been rewatching season 1 and 2 ahead of the release of the season 3 blu-ray. I forgot just how truly lame and painful the Daenerys storyline was during season 2. I realize it wasn't that exciting in the book either, but they made it worse, IMO.

Also a reminder that "A Foreshadowing" airs @ 8:45 tonight.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Sun Feb 09, 2014 2:28 pm

Nothing about her story interests me at all. The selmy and mormont chapters are way more interesting. It takes a lot for me not to skip her chapters.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:33 pm

I think her story is going to get more interesting in the next book. Things were set up at the end of the previous book to snap her out of her funk. I believe we are going to see some good old fashioned fire and blood now... which is what we've largely been waiting for since the epilogue of the first book. Wherever she finishes in the game, I want some dragons bbq'ing the **** out of some fools. Wake up, GRRM.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:41 pm

I hope on of them just eats her. She is a jerk.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:01 am

If you didn't catch it on tv:



Nothing earth shattering, naturally, but a few slightly longer looks at some of the things we've seen in the trailer, actors answering a few fan questions such as favorite badass quote, some general talk about the upcoming season.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Mon Feb 10, 2014 12:23 am

Sweet gif of Drogon:
Spoiler:
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:07 am

Id say the one where i say "hodor".
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Letang Is The Truth on Mon Feb 10, 2014 8:26 am

Idoit40fans wrote:Id say the one where i say "hodor".


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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby WDWBurghGooner on Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:49 pm

I think it's pretty exciting that they indicated this season won't have much build-up, they'll be hitting the ground running.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Feb 10, 2014 1:52 pm

The wedding was so great last season, I just want another one.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby newarenanow on Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:03 pm

I'm mid way through the 3rd book (have slown down). I need to go back and watch the first 3 seasons again just to see what I've missed by reading the books and catching the differences. I'm now heading into some chapters that the show hasn't touched upon yet.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby blackjack68 on Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:06 pm

Did you just say, "slown"?
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby newarenanow on Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:09 pm

blackjack68 wrote:Did you just say, "slown"?


Ha. Yeah. Hopefully slappy comes in here and sees that.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby slappybrown on Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:22 pm

newarenanow wrote:
blackjack68 wrote:Did you just say, "slown"?


Ha. Yeah. Hopefully slappy comes in here and sees that.

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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby DelPen on Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:11 pm

Peter Dinklage has to be the only non-brit on the show, it's a like a reverse walking dead in hearing an interview with him.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:15 pm

Apparently, there are people who are upset that Drogon is "too big". :face:

Stuff like this makes it tough to endure threads containing otherwise interesting discussion.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Gaucho on Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:28 pm

Gwendoline Christie is even more terrifying than Brienne of Tarth.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Idoit40fans on Mon Feb 10, 2014 9:32 pm

the wicked child wrote:Apparently, there are people who are upset that Drogon is "too big". :face:

Stuff like this makes it tough to endure threads containing otherwise interesting discussion.

I would agree if that shot were from the upcomin 6th book. I want to give them the benefit of the doubt that they may be confused. Im sure thats not it though.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby the wicked child on Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:52 pm



7 weeks...
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Gaucho on Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:05 am

No more vivid torture scenes, please.
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Digitalgypsy66 on Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:22 am

Gaucho wrote:No more vivid torture scenes, please.

More vivid Shae scenes though...(and she's German, too!)
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Re: George R.R. Martin

Postby Gaucho on Mon Feb 17, 2014 10:57 am

Digitalgypsy66 wrote:
Gaucho wrote:No more vivid torture scenes, please.

More vivid Shae scenes though...(and she's German, too!)


I think you can find plenty of vivid Shae scenes on the relevant sites. :pop:
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