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Game Of Thrones - Book/TV discussions - WITH SPOILERS

Discussion in 'Pop Culture Board' started by Nettdata, Aug 15, 2011.

  1. Nettdata

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    that is funny... but you know he doesn't give a fuck and would, conceivably, do just that.
     
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    Don't know if anyone has heard of Karliene, but she does these amazing Westerosi music covers on her channel.

    But back on-topic, here's hoping for Stoneheart and enough Sands being covered in the show.
     
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    I want this. Amazon currently has the hardcover for under $30, and the kindle edition for $20. Might as well get physical, physical.
     
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    Shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhocking.

    It's only been a mere four years. If we have it before 2017 I'll be profoundly startled.
     
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    It's pretty clear at this point, I think, that he's just going to let HBO finish it. This year and next they should still have enough material from the books to go off of, and I could see Martin having TWoW out by Spring 2017. But that and A Dream of Spring by 2018? Not a chance, unless he were to start writing as fast as he was on A Storm of Swords. So, I'm assuming his attitude towards both books is just "fuck it." He's said that HBO has the outline for the rest of it.
     
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    Right now there's a big "yeah, but in the book" component to the story line.... but imagine the nerd-focus if that book element was removed completely, and the ONLY place you could get any of it would be from HBO.

    I wonder how much HBO would be willing to pay him to stall the finish of the book?
     
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    At the same time, the book people's whining has been pretty under the breath. I'm one of those book people and with exception of excluding a certain character with a heart of stone, nothing has been really RAGE worthy. Strong Belwas would have been cool, but everyone isn't losing sleep over it.

    Also, these next two books, definitely welcome some TV changes to cut out all the boring meandering and possible meaningless shit that happened in them. I think even the book people are welcoming some upgrades to the story now with the second chance.
     
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    Yeah, there is a ton of fat that can be trimmed from the next to books. I enjoyed them, but the pacing was much different than the first three. I think they'll still get 2 season out of Feast and Dance, but it will be presented much differently.
     
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    I think the stuff that's supposed to be running concurrently will actually be shown concurrently in this story.
     
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    Yeah, I definitely see them running the events of AFfC and ADwD together, as Martin should have done it in the first place.
     
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    Well it was one big book and they decided to split it up, it just got split up awkwardly.
     
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    "Awkwardly" would have been splitting a chapter, or ending on an infinitive.

    The way he did it was shitastic. There's no other word for the abortion that was that split. The Schism in the Catholic Church was less awkward.
     
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    I hope that things get back on track now that he's getting to the end game.... but that's probably unlikely. I try not to be one of the ASOIF fans that gets angry at Martin, but it's really hard sometimes.
     
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    Do I have something for you guys, assuming it hasn't been posted earlier in the thread!

    There was a fan a while back who went through and re-did all of the chapters chronologically. I've been planning on doing a reread for some time and have this printed out to go along with it. Here it is, AFFC/ADWD Chronological chapter order: http://bit.ly/1rDa8fT

    Scroll down for the list of chapters, scroll even more for the guy's explanation of the choices he made and why.
     
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    VI you should read that post, it's pretty damn good. I like what those guys did. Nerds are the saviors.
     
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    Oh I did, it's fantastic. I have to go buy DoD because I can't remember who I loaned my copy to. I'm going to read AFFC and DoD in the order of that article in preparation for the new season.
     
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    My pre-order copy of season 4 Blu-ray shipped today, expected to arrive by tomorrow night.