George RR Martin has introduced a brand new Game of Thrones ebook! Don’t plan your subsequent A Song of Ice and Fire studying get together simply but, although. The new ebook is not The Winds of Winter, the long-awaited subsequent installment in his Game of Thrones sequence of novels. In truth, there’s some dangerous information for followers ready on that.
Martin has revealed that The Winds of Winter will not be coming in 2018, which is bound to be dangerous information for these which have been ready for it since A Dance with Dragons was launched in 2011. It’s not the primary time the ebook has been delayed although, as Martin has stated a number of occasions that he has missed his personal deadlines with the work.
However, he’ll nonetheless have some Game of Thrones content material in bookstores this yr within the kind of Fire and Blood, an “imaginary historical past” of the Targaryens. The ebook was beforehand revealed by the creator, who stated it was attainable each it and The Winds of Winter might arrive in 2018. Clearly, that’s now not the case. In a press launch (through Entertainment Weekly), Martin writes, “Fire and Blood just isn’t a novel. This just isn’t a standard narrative and was by no means meant to be… let’s name this one ‘imaginary historical past’ as an alternative. The important level being the ‘historical past’ half. I like studying in style histories myself, and that is what I used to be aiming for right here.”
Still, he provides, “there are sufficient tales right here for twenty novels.” Hopefully, he is not planning to jot down these earlier than The Winds of Winter–which Martin claims he isn’t turning his consideration to–finally arrives for followers.
Fire and Blood is ready 300 years earlier than the A Song of Ice and Fire sequence of novels and can illuminate the historical past of House Targaryen and its place in Westeros. Perhaps it’s going to function one of these spin-offs of Game of Thrones that HBO says are in growth. Whatever the case, the ultimate season of Game of Thrones will premiere in 2019. At this charge, it might very nicely be earlier than The Winds of Winter hits bookstores.