Forums - A Forum of Ice and Fire - A Song of Ice and Fire & Game of ThronesGame of Thrones would've been very different if George R. Martin had stuck to his original plan for his A Song of Ice and Fire book series. The TV show and books present two different versions of the same story, with Game of Thrones massively expediting things in order to get to to the finish line, something Martin himself still hasn't managed. However, things could've been even more different for the TV show - if it happened at all - if Martin had gone with his original ideas. He's well-known for shifting things and finding the story as he moves along, but some of his initial plans for the series that became Game of Thrones would've made things unrecognizable. George R.
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He began the first volume of the series, A Game of Thrones , in , and it was published in Martin, who initially envisioned the series as a trilogy, has published five out of a planned seven volumes. The fifth and most recent volume of the series, A Dance with Dragons , was published in and took Martin six years to write. He is currently writing the sixth novel, The Winds of Winter. The point of view of each chapter in the story is a limited perspective of a range of characters growing from nine in the first novel, to 31 characters by the fifth novel. Three main stories interweave: a dynastic war among several families for control of Westeros, the rising threat of the supernatural Others in northernmost Westeros, and the ambition of Daenerys Targaryen , the deposed king's exiled daughter, to assume the Iron Throne. An assortment of disparate and subjective points of view confronts the reader, and the success or survival of point of view characters is never assured.
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