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A Song of Ice and Fire

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Game of Thrones’ Peter Dinklage Does An AMA, George R.R. Martin Shows Us Aegon & His Dragon

Peter Dinklage (who doesn’t have a twitter account, thank you very much) recently did an Ask Me Anything on Reddit, revealing a few fun Game of Thrones tidbits. And the man who started it all, George R.R. Martin, is talking about how it all started. He’s posted a new excerpt on his site from his guide to Westeros book, included an image of Aegon Targaryan riding atop Balerion, the Black Dread. Click ahead for the full, glorious view. 

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Latest Game of Thrones Wedding Breaks Piracy Records, George R.R. Martin Reacts To The Recent Episode

This does not surprise me. Also read on for what A Song of Ice and Fire novelist, George R.R. Martin had to say about recent episode events. Spoilers will be marked as such, you’re good to go until then.

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Need New Ink? Check Out These Game of Thrones House Sigils, Reimagined As Tattoos

I enjoy artist Sara McSorley’s work. A print of her FemShep Nouveau is in my home as we speak, patiently awaiting a frame. She’s recently embarked on a project to create traditional tattoo designs for every major house in Game of Thrones. According to her Tumblr, she’ll be continuing the series after season four kicks off in April. For now, here’s her first batch. I’ve included one piece of art from outside the series as well, as it is (a) appropriate and (b) badass.

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A New Excerpt From George R.R. Martin’s The Winds Of Winter Has Been Released

In the midst of HBO’s promotional whirlwind for Game of Thrones Season 4, Entertainment Weekly has revealed an exclusive excerpt from George R.R. Martin’s next novel in his A Song of Ice and Fire series, The Winds of Winter.

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What Happened When The Author Of Game Of Thrones Met The Author Of The Last Unicorn?

THEY MADE STUFFED ANIMALS FROM THEIR STORIES KISS. Ok, maybe there wasn’t actual unicorn to direwolf lip contact here but it’s damn close. Thank you for being adorable, Peter S. Beagle and George R.R. Martin.

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Maisie Williams On Arya, Game Of Thrones Season 4, & Twitter Proposals

I had the opportunity to hang out with Maisie Williams at a Game of Thrones event last year and she’s just as awesome as you’d imagine. And having read the books, it only makes me that much more excited for what’s to come for her character, Arya. A recent interview had her touching on topics like the upcoming season, fans, and the Red Wedding. 

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How Come the Japanese and Spanish Versions of Game of Thrones Get the Cool Cover Art?

We get crowns, swords, and helmets atop lightly textured backgrounds. Readers of the Japanese and Spanish versions of A Song of Ice and Fire get works of art. It’s not fair. R’hllor will be hearing about this.

(via: io9, arahir on Tumblr, imgur)

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Game Of Thrones Casting News: The Mountain That Smiles & A Friend For Arya?

While villages in the UK are busy renaming themselves King’s Landing in anticipation of Game of Thrones’ new season, we’re keeping our ear to the ground on just where the next season will take us. Needless to say (or should that be Needle-less?), if you thought Arya was badass already, a new casting item may mean she’s about to take it up a notch. Find out more, plus a look at our new Mountain after the cut.

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If Lisa Frank Designed The Game Of Thrones House Sigils

“I will take what is mine with glitter and neon!”

Adorable House Stark after the jump. 

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Brienne, Ghost, Joffrey, and Drogon the Dragon in New Game of Thrones Funko Series

Listen, Game of Thrones fans, and don’t take this as a slight on your source material, but I don’t actually want to know the context of there being a dragon named Drogon in A Song of Ice and Fire. I just want to be amused by it. Let me be amused by my ignorance!

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