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Game of Thrones to Get More Tragic?

Written by Jeremy Shane on Tuesday, September 17 2013 and posted in News with Benefits

Game of Thrones to Get More Tragic?

George R.R. Martin says he needs more evil in his A Song of Ice and Fire series and you can thank Breaking Bad.

Source: Not A Blog

George Martin is a Breaking Bad fan and took to his blog last night to sing praises for the show.  He talks a bit about the emmy chances for Game of Thrones this year with the drama of the Red Wedding getting a lot of attention, but doesn't think anyone will have a chance against Breaking Bad next year.  The most disturbing comment however, was when he compared Walter White to his own characters.

“Walter White is a bigger monster than anyone in Westeros. (I need to do something about that).”

More evil than Tywin Lannister and what he does not only to the Starks, but to his own family?  More evil than The Mountain, who burns his own brother and kills babies, animals and anything else he doesn't like?  I mean... Ramsay Fucking Bolton! -- It worries me to think of what Martin might come up with next and now we know to blame Breaking Bad.

Frankly, I'm running out of characters to like in his series of novels as more and more people die off.  Hearing the author want more evil when there are only two novels left leaves me terrified about what he might do to top the Red Wedding as the series starts to wrap up.



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About the Author - Jeremy Shane

Jeremy was born in a small mountain village of a strange foreign land called Weystvurginea.  Banishment for liberal views saw him spend years wondering the east coast until he decided to bike to California.  When he saw how long a trip it was, he drove instead.  Now he's living it up in a low humidity climate, sometimes working on his photography and when not, he writes for us covering books (by way of his blog: Reading Realms), gaming, tv, movies, comics, conventions in the SoCal area, and creates a weekly webcomic: A Journey Through Skyrim.  If you look for him offline, start in the L.A. area; online start at: for his profile and all the social networks he's on... or just follow him on twitter, he seems to be on there a lot: @jeremyshane.


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