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Editorial | Why I’m Done with George R. R. Martin

There’s been quite a bit of controversy over George R. R. Martin lately.  From what I gather, fans of A Song of Ice and Fire have gone past the normal concern over the wait for The Winds of Winter, the next book in the series, and are making personal comments about the man’s weight, his seeming lack of motivation, and his dedication to his fans.  Apparently, some are even getting very angry about the possibility that Martin may never finish the next installment.   I’m saying “apparently,” because, while I’ve seen considerable speculation about these things, I’ve never seen blatant anger toward the author, nor anyone actually abusing him.  However, with the amount of “counter-backlash” that is circling the internet these days to defend Martin against these possible aggressors, surely some of this does exist. Continue reading

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