“The way my books are structured, everyone was together, then they all went their separate ways and the story deltas out like that, and now it’s getting to the point where the story is beginning to delta back in, and the viewpoint characters are occasionally meeting up with each other now and being in the same point at the same time, which gives me a lot more flexibility for killing people.”—Noted death-dealer George R.R. Martin talking about the last two (or “three?” or however many) books left in his A Song of Ice and Fire series at an event at London’s Freemason’s Hall. Specifically, he was asked whether there are any characters he can’t kill.
George Mar-tin, George Mar-tin. Fire suspenders, books are not yet done. Characters beware. Characters beware. He’s coming. He’s coming. He’s coming.
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