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Game of Thrones 14-minute Sneak Peek (HBO) *spoilers!*

Discussion in 'Sensorium' started by Taluntain, Apr 10, 2011.

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    He is 15.5 and pretty mature for his age and yes you are a fuddy duddy. It would probably be more uncomfortable if I tried to ban him from the living room while I watched. Even if I did between "on demand", The HBO GO iPad app, and reruns I don't know if I could stop him if I wanted to.
     
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    Watched the season finale and I must say that it great that we finally get a proper fantasy show. A respectful adaptation of good books and it seems to be succesful as well. Hope they manage to keep up the good work.
     
  3. Taluntain

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    Anyone know how many seasons are planned?
     
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    I too think that the Finale was great.
    I cannot remember the last time I was so anxious watching a Show.

    I hope there will be more seasons and equally good written!
     
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    I agree, the season finale was very well done. Even the wife thought the dragons were cute.
     
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    I imagine it depends both on how well each season does in the ratings and how much of a story there is to tell.

    Martin hasn't finished the series yet right? And I know I've seen another novel by him (not in the series) out recently.
     
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    I would imagine that HBO will stick to the same formula they've done with the Southern Vampire books (aka True Blood) and base each season off of a single book in the series. So however many books in the series, that's how many seasons we'll get. In both cases, the author of the series isn't quite finished yet, so there's potential for 1-2 more seasons than novels that currently exist in each series.

    That said - I haven't read A Song of Ice and Fire (yet), so I don't know if the book ends on the denoument the season did last night, or if there's more to the first book that they're push off to season 2 (or if we're already well into book 2). But it's my understanding that this season ended where the first book did.
     
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    Season 2 is in the works already and the plan is to base each season on each book. The books might prove too long though and if the show is sufficently succesful they might spend two seasons on one book. The books are not done, the latest is around a decade overdue but it appears like Martin has broken his writer's block and it will be published in a month or so. I hope he can wrap things up as well.
     
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    If it'll take 10 or more years from now for him to get to the last book I kinda doubt that the same cast could still be used for those seasons... in which case I can't imagine how they could wrap things up in a decent way.
     
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    I'd like to think that the TV series bringing his vision to life (and the new legions of fans he's amassed as a result) have reignited his creative spark. Seems to be the case, anyway. He's about finished with one, and I think he could crank out at least one more volume in the next 6 years. Maybe two more. We'll see.
     
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    Book 2 - 1 season
    Book 3 - 2 seasons
    Book 4 and 5 - 2 seasons.

    According to a Martin interview.
     
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    They were quite good about ending the series where the first book ended, with Danaerys buck naked and holding her vicious little dragons. She looked good all dirty, sooty, and naked. Totally made my day.

    Now the wait is on for the next book (short wait) and the next season (helluva long wait.)
     
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    Posting this from the Martin booksigning in Ljubljana... Half an hour before start and there must be 300 people here at least! The bookstore's as hot as a furnace!
     
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    You gotta do something crazy Tal! I wan't some international news with your name on it! Don't waste the opportunity!
     
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    Ask him to autograph your "wineskin."

    Eh? EH?

    I have the best ideas.
     
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    Ha, just being here is crazy; there must be 500+ people here. Martin said that he hopes he'll be able to sign all our books BEFORE HE DIES. :D
     
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    Headline I want to see:

    Crazed Martin fan had to be restrained after lunging at the famed author over the table at a booksigning in Ljubljana. The assailant kept shouting "For Gregor Clegane!" as he was hauled away.
     
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    I'd love to see Martin but for me, there's very few things worth more than 15 minutes of standing in line. Good on ya, Tal!
     
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    Check this out.

    [Your not using the YOUTUBE tags is really getting old... come on, make the effort from now on, will you. -Tal]
     
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