At the moment, I’m halfway through reading Game of Thrones: A Feast of Crows – Book 4 by GRRM. This series is so complex; it rattles my brain as to how George Martin was able to put together such a fabulous story.
I do have theories of who is whom and what they mean to the story. The following video does have spoilers. So if you haven’t read the books up to book 5, then expect spoilers. Almost everyone I know likes to jump ahead of an excellent book to see if they can get a glimpse as to which way the story is going to take them. Will this character do this or will their wishes be fulfilled?
Game of Thrones is not only a fantasy; it’s riddled with mysteries. Like who is Jon Snow’s parents? Is Arya ever going to find peace? What is the importance of Bran and the three eyed crow? Then, there is Tyrion. He is one of my favorite characters of the book. When I stumbled across this video on YouTube, I had to agree with the narrator on this theory.
Warning: Spoilers for those who haven’t read the books or watched the HBO Series- These spoilers will take you all the way to book 5 – so that you know.
This is the video about Jon Snow – Spoilers too!
What do you believe, a Lannister or Targaryen?
I don’t think Cersei and Jamie could be Targaryen. They, especially Cersei are want to be’s chasing a dream. Neither have beliefs in Dragons or understand any of the magic that exists beyond the wall. Only Tyrion believes in magic and seeks more answers by reading book after book after book.
You’ve probably watched the HBO series and don’t agree because of all the explicit content in the TV show. His books are not as explicit as the TV series. I think his character building is his main strength and J K Rolling’s strength is in world building. If they wrote a book together it would be an incredible story that would come alive without the help of movie or TV.
I do have other favorite writers as well. In fact, there are too many to list these days. Right off the top of my head is Madeline Hunter. I do enjoy reading her historical fiction. In a sense, it is kind of like reading fantasy only she doesn’t use any mythical creatures in her works.
Sometimes I’m in the mood for Contemporary Romances. That’s when I pick up a book by Rachel Gibson or Stephanie Bond. Other times I will select a mystery. Nora LeDuc is one of my favorite crime writers. She has a new release coming out at the end of the month which you can pre-order now on Amazon. The Devil Wore Sneakers is her latest.
For the past five months, I’ve been reading Game of Thrones. I’m reading book 4 which I believe coincides with Season 5 on HBO. Don’t worry, I won’t give you any spoilers. All I can say is that he is a very good story teller. If you’ve only seen the TV series, you’ve got to break down and read the books.
“There comes a time when you sit down to write but the need to read overcomes you.”
Reading – Game of Thrones – Clash of Kings – book #2
I know I need to get to work on the next book. Orgarlan has been waiting for me to return for some time. I haven’t forgotten it. There’s been other stories craving for my attention. The Game of Thrones has remained at the top of my list. It would be so easy to just buy the series on Amazon and watch the video of it, but I really wanted to read the books instead. I’m glad I chose the later route. George Martin is a fantastic story teller. I love his style, it fits well with my own style.
Each time I sit and open up a file to work on, I always wind up reading on the Kindle app on my desktop. This book, for me, is more addictive than facebook.
I know there’s nothing wrong with that. GM is a master, and while I’m reading his work, I’m studying it. His story is written in multi characters. Everyone has a tale to tell about the common events taking place. He makes character building look easy, though I’m sure there is more to it than there seems.
Have you ever come across an author that has struck a chord with you in their style and language to the point you need to read each book there after because you can’t get enough of them?
Tell me about them. I’d love to hear which authors hooked you with a hook, line and sinker.