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 reality, there’s some unhealthy information for followers ready on that.
Martin has revealed that The Winds of Winter will not be coming in 2018, which is certain to be unhealthy 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 mentioned 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 12 months within the type of Fire and Blood, an “imaginary historical past” of the Targaryens. The ebook was beforehand revealed by the writer, who mentioned it was potential each it and The Winds of Winter may arrive in 2018. Clearly, that’s now not the case. In a press launch (through Entertainment Weekly), Martin writes, “Fire and Blood isn’t a novel. This isn’t a conventional narrative and was by no means supposed to be… let’s name this one ‘imaginary historical past’ as a substitute. The important level being the ‘historical past’ half. I like studying common 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 put in writing these earlier than The Winds of Winter–which Martin claims he is now 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 is going to function a kind of spin-offs of Game of Thrones that HBO says are in improvement. Whatever the case, the ultimate season of Game of Thrones will premiere in 2019. At this fee, it may very nicely be earlier than The Winds of Winter hits bookstores.