The Winds of Winter has been delayed by George RR Martin for the last 9 years and the book is still not released in the stores. Game of Thrones show has ended and now there are no obstructions to the sixth book in “A Song of Ice and Fire” series.
WHERE IS WINDS OF WINTER
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GRRM has promised that Winds of Winter will come out this year and it will be clear very soon whether the author delivers or not. There are a few TWOW chapters already released by Martin which gives major spoilers on the story. Here are more details on “The Winds of Winter” release date, spoilers and the hints about new characters given by George RR Martin.
The Winds of Winter 2020 Release Date Promise by GRRM
George RR Martin promised last year that he will have a copy of “The Winds of Winter” in his hand when he arrives at the Worldcon 2020 event in New Zealand. The author even wrote in his blog post that fans can imprison him in a small cabin over a Sulfuric acid lake, in case he fails to deliver. The Worldcon event has been now canceled and turned into a virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Even George has undergone self-isolation to stay safe from the coronavirus infection as he is at high risk due to his old age. The only good thing that has come out with COVID-19 lockdown is that George RR Martin has got enough free time to write new The Winds of Winter chapters. It is not sure about the book progress, but some of the reports are saying that GRRM will finish the Winds of Winter before time if he continues at the current pace.
George RR Martin gives major TWOW Spoilers
George RR Martin has revealed that Winds of Winter storyline will have a lot of changes as compared to the Game of Thrones series. There will be a lot of new characters in the book, that are not even mentioned in the HBO show. Martin shared in his blog that the journeys of characters such as Jeyne Poole, Lady Stoneheart, Penny and her pig, Skahaz Shavepate, Arianne Martell, Darkstar, Victarion Greyjoy, Ser Garlan the Gallant, Aegon VI, and others will continue.
The Winds of Winter fans will also get to see unicorns and ice spiders. George RR Martin has said that fans won’t be disappointed with the Winds of Winter ending as he has learned from the Game of Thrones ending and will make necessary changes in his books.