It’s another glorious day at MWB, and ya girl Nikkie is here to bring you that sweet, sweet bookish babble.
If you couldn’t surmise from the title of this post, I am going to be talking about George R.R. Martin’s acclaimed fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire (a.k.a. the book series that Game of Thrones is based on). In the wake of season six, I decided to reread the series, and since I didn’t really blog about it the first time I read it, I figured I’d talk about it now.
Did you really think there would ever come a time when we were done with Thrones talk? You sweet summer child. That time will never come.
Now, this post is mostly just going to be some observations I made—no hard theorizing or anything. I tend not to theorize on my own about the series because there’s just too much going on; I can’t even begin to fathom what is going on in that fantastic head of GRRM’s. (I enjoy other people’s theorizing a great deal, though.) So all my ramblings here will mainly consist of questions that occurred to me while reading, comparisons to the show (of course), and some of my more random thoughts.
Ready? Then, follow me to Westeros! (Where you’ll find dwarves, magic, and SPOILERS!!!)