Game Of Thrones is one of the world’s most phenomenal series. It is a period-drama which aired on HBO for 7 seasons. The series is based based on the books written by George R. R. Martin.
The Winds of Winter was supposed to be the final book of the series A Song Of Ice And Fire on upon which the Game Of Thrones series is based upon.
The Winds of Winter Release Date
Fans have been anticipating the release of the the book for years now especially after the ending of Game Of Thrones left many fans disappointed.
In a blog, Martin said “If I don’t have THE WINDS OF WINTER in hand when I arrive in New Zealand for Worldcon 2020, you have here my formal written permission to imprison me in a small cabin on White Island, overlooking that lake of sulfuric acid, until I’m done.” This could mean that he is close to finishing the book as the Worldcon 2020 was scheduled to happen on July 29, 2020.
Although, due to the current outbreak, the event has been postponed to August 2, 2020. Also, he posted that he is putting in all his time to work on The Winds of Winter during this quarantine. This could be good news for fans as he has more time to complete the book and may release it sooner.
The Winds of Winter Character Guide
George R. R. Martin has announced that the following characters will have a point-of-view chapter in The Winds Of Winter :
Sansa Stark, Aeron Grejoy, Arianne Martel, Arya Stark, Barristan Selmy, Theon Grejoy, Tyrion Lannister, Victorian Grejoy, Bran Stark, Areo Hotah.
There’s are hundreds of characters in A Song Of Fire series who might return in The Winds Of Winter
The Winds of Winter Plot
The previous installment, A Dance With Dragons ended with a lot of cliffhangers. George said that he will be resolving these early in The Winds Of Winter which includes two major battles. The book will also finally reveal the Others. Victorian Grejoy and Arianne Martel will have major roles. Euron Grejoy and Lady Stark, whose characters were portrayed differently in the TV series, will have important roles which will influence the story.
There are hundreds of theories on the plot of the book and how it could end ranging from Tyrion Lannister taking the throne and the Night King winning the Long Night.
Nonetheless, readers are in for huge surprises with this epic fantasy drama.