Game of Thrones' George R.R. Martin Weighs In on Finale, Saga's 'Real' End

TVLine | 5/21/2019 | Kimberly Roots
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Game of Thrones viewers who enjoyed musing about the show’s prophecies likely will love author George R.R. Martin‘s cryptic reaction to Sunday’s series finale and how it relates to his endgame for his A Song of Ice and Fire novels.

“How will it all end? I hear people asking,” the scribe writes in a recent post on his blog. “The same ending as the show? Different? Well… yes. And no. And yes. And no. And yes. And no. And yes.”

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The Season 8 finale, titled “The Iron Throne,” drew 13.6 million viewers in linear viewership alone, breaking the previous record (12.5 million) set the week before. (Read a recap.) But HBO’s adaptation of Martin’s work outpaced the books a few seasons back, meaning that what unfolded on screen in the series’ swan song doesn’t necessarily jive with the path the author will take in upcoming A Song of Ice and Fire installments.

Martin points out that...
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