Wednesday, May 18, 2016

George RR Martin: Game of Thrones characters die because 'it has to be done

The Song of Ice and Fire writer has told an interviewer it’s dishonest not to show how war kills heroes as easily as minor characters

George RR Martin.
The other characters kill ’em’... George RR Martin. Photograph: REX/Shutterstock
Martin, returning to his origins in science fiction magazines with an interview with Galaxy’s Edge, told writer Joy Ward that “a writer, even a fantasy writer, has an obligation to tell the truth and the truth is, as we say in Game of Thrones, all men must die”.

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