A Song Of Ice And Fire

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At this point, do we want a proper ending, or leave it unfinished so he doesn't screw the direwolf like King did with the Dark Tower?
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Hopefully Martin has notes or outlines saved so.ewhere, so that after he dies, they can have someone finish it for him, like Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time series.
I haven't read them, but it sounds like fans were generally happy with the finale by the fill-in author, who used Jordan's notes/outlines.
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On a recent episode of Colbert, GRRM said he’s about 75% done with the next book. Which means about another three years give or take. He is currently 74 years old, so he will be 77 when he finishes it. And extrapolating for the final novel, he will be roughly 103+ years old when it comes out.

Yes, the poster chiid for heart disease will be 103(or more) when he concludes the book series he started in 1996. Former collaberators have said they won’t finish the series if he dies before completing it.

In conclusion, we are never getting an end to this series.
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Look at this naive, optimistic post from nine years ago.
Tom Foolery wrote: Sat Mar 07, 2015 4:55 pm There's a five year gap between 3 and 4.
And a six year gap between 4 and 5.
That suggests book 6 will be out in 2017.
And 2023 for the last one.
But assuming he's carefully, meticulously lining all this shit up, he'll be able to write the final one right quick. So maybe 2019/20 for the last one.
  • A Game of Thrones (1996)
    A Clash of Kings (1998)
    A Storm of Swords (2000)
    A Feast for Crows (2005)
    A Dance with Dragons (2011)
    The Winds of Winter (forthcoming)
    A Dream of Spring (forthcoming)
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I've completely given up.
It's been so long, I don't remember so much of the other books.
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