Properly, Recreation of Thrones followers, it is time to arrest George R.R. Martin.
Because the writer of the sprawling A Music of Ice and Hearth e book sequence has stored followers ready practically a decade for The Winds of Winter, the sixth installment of a deliberate seven, it is come to gentle that he hasn’t lived as much as his finish of a cut price struck in a weblog put up dated Might 21, 2019.
“As for ending my e book… I concern that New Zealand would distract me fully an excessive amount of. Greatest go away me right here in Westeros for the nonce,” he wrote to followers final 12 months, explaining why he would not be visiting the nation simply but. “However I inform you this — if I haven’t got The Winds of Winter in hand once I arrive in New Zealand for worldcon, you will have right here my formal written permission to imprison me in a small cabin on White Island, overlooking that lake of sulfuric acid, till I am performed.”
The kick-off date of CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Conference, of which Martin is serving as (digital) toastmaster: July 29, 2020.
And what have you learnt? No e book in sight.