He is still alive, but there is a very good reason why every fan of A Song of Ice and Fire is a bit annoyed with George R. R. Martin at the moment. I mean it is great and all that we got a neat television series, but we would still love to finish the books that most of us began reading in the late nineties. Winds of Winter is so delayed at this point, that it will be a miracle if it eventually does come out. In turn, George is getting annoyed with fans who are watching his every move in an effort to calculate how healthy he is and what the odds are of him shuffling his mortal coil before finishing the books. If the worst comes to pass and he does die, then we are truly up a creek without a paddle because he has stated on multiple occasions that the series will not continue if he dies. A part of me secretly hopes that George is just trolling us and that the books are all done, so that if he dies they are released and he is considered a hero. This is a little unlikely, though, so in an ironic case of life imitating art, the future is very uncertain where these books are concerned.
Are There Any Authors Who Were Unable To Complete Their Books Before They Passed Away?
Posted on 24th of October, 2018