Skip navigation! Story from Entertainment. What is George R. Martin up to? The author of the hit series is famous for keeping his cards close to his chest; and for taking his time writing books , since the most recent novel in the series, A Dance with Dragons, came out in But he pulled back the blinds just enough to satisfy our curiosity about a few topics. On Wednesday, the Game of Thrones author answered — or tellingly declined to answer— fan questions in a New York Times interview. Martin talked about being inspired by Lord of the Rings and medieval history.
OK, maybe not everyone the White Walkers aren't exactly lookers , but it's fair to say most of the cast are more 'Gods be good' than 'All men must die' in the looks department. Here, then, are the hottest from a very hot bunch. Just a shame more of them aren't still alive. Obviously there are lots of spoilers here. Which is pretty embarrassing.
Martin , and its television adaptation Game of Thrones. She is a wildling from the lands beyond the great Wall on the continent Westeros. Her kind are called "Wildlings" because they are outside the feudal order of the Seven Kingdoms south of the Wall; she calls them "Free Folk". Ygritte is a wildling woman known for her red hair. She is fierce and headstrong.
Speaking as a redhead, one of the greatest elements of this TV show is the fact that over the course of the show, there has been an abundance of ginger characters. Well, when author George R. It all makes so much sense now! Sophie Turner is actually a natural blonde who has a dyed her locks to a fabulous shade of cinnamon-red.