George R.R. Martin doesn’t want to hear your complaints about when the next “Game of Thrones” books will arrive and he certainly doesn’t appreciate hearing that fans think he’ll pass away before he can finish the series.
Of course, it’s not a subject you would probably broach with the author himself.
But that’s just what
Swiss newspaper Tages-Anzeiger did. The outlet came right out and asked Martin about fan concerns he won’t finish the books.
He had a simple, brilliant response:
Martin said he found the question offensive before flipping off those who would even consider the possibility of the author’s death.
You can watch the brief clip here.
In March, Martin told Vanity Fair he divulged the books’ ending to HBO series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. However, that wasn’t a precaution. The author says it’s so they can begin laying the groundwork for the show’s final seasons.
The Wall Street Journal estimated, at his current pace, Martin’s next works may not come out until 2017 and 2023.
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