Finally, after 9 years George R.R. Martin is coming back with his new book “WINDS OF WINTER”. After his last hit “A DANCE WITH DRAGONS” now George R.R. Martin, 71 year old inspiring author gave an update on his novel. The “WINDS OF WINTER” is a sixth novel in the epic fantasy series of novels.
“Winds of Winter” initial schedule was apparently
Martin’s trip to New-Zealand got cancelled since “CoNZealand” was changed to be a virtual con this year due to corona virus pandemic. For some background, Martin wrote that he would have “WINDS OF WINTER” completed in this year for “CoNZealand”, which was scheduled to begin July 29 and end on August 2.
As far as we know the commitment of the Writer, we know if he couldn’t deliver what he promised than most likely he will have himself locked away until he is able to deliver what he committed.
“Current status of the Novel”
Martin has released several chapters of this book online. However, for the full novel, we are sure he still needs some more time without any major distractions or interruption.
Writer has confirmed that the following characters have been viewed in the chapters of “WINDS OF WINTER”.
- Arya Stark
- Arianne Martell
- Aeron Greyjoy
- Victarion Greyjoy
- Tyrion Lannister
- Barristan Selmy
Martin has confirmed that there would be no new viewpoint characters for “WINDS OF WINTER”. He has also confirmed that Areo Hotah and Melisandre will return as viewpoints but did not state which chapters they will appear in. He confirmed that Bran Stark, Samwell Tarly and Cersei Lannistar will definitely appear in the novel but did not elaborate if as a viewpoint characters.
“WINDS OF WINTER” will be the final instalment of the novel “A Song of ICE AND FIRE”. Martin believes the last two volumes of the series will have massive work of more than 1,500 manuscript pages each.
According to George Martin, he will complete this novel in this year. In his blog he has mentioned that he is going fulfil the request by Fans for “Winds” soon. Check his blog here. The book is expected to have an epic storyline and most likely will be out for us to read by the end of the year. We hope this will give some relief to the fans who were upset that they might not even get an ending. Although we do not have a confirmed date for the sixth series of “A Song of ICE AND FIRE” however, as soon as our sources are alerted we will alert you too.