The Winds of Winter is a novel in the epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire by American writer George R. R. Martin. Let’s get updated with everything about this upcoming novel and its release date. Let’s get started.
The Winds of Winter: Release Date
So are you also waiting to know its release date? In the year 2011, Martin expected to write the remaining books in the series. In 2013, Martin revealed that a quarter of the book was finished. He then he claimed it would be published before the sixth season of Game of Thrones, but again, it didn’t happen.
Headline: “The next Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones novel is finally coming!”
Article: George R. R. Martin hasn’t revealed even an approximate release date for “The Winds of Winter” which he has theoretically been working on for the last decade.
— Marcus Moore (@QuestionMarc4) October 18, 2021
He published Fire and Blood in the year 2018, despite claiming that he would not work on any of his projects before publishing The Winds of Water. Martin wrote in 2019 that if he didn’t present a copy of the book at Worldcon New Zealand 2020, Air New Zealand could imprison him, but COVID-19 happened, as a result event came out to be canceled.
Even after pandemic, he has been claiming that he is working but no fix release date has been predicted since then. In 2022, it has come to our knowledge that Martin has written three-quarters of the book. Now the biggest question remains when will it be released?
Well, we would like to inform you that The book is not expected to release in 2023. We can hope for a 2024 release for The Winds of Winter.
The Winds of Winter Plot
In a 2012 interview, Martin stated that The Winds of Winter will take readers north than any of his previous books. He stated about the storyline: “I’m going to open with the two big battles that I was building up to, the battle in the ice and the battle at Meereen — the battle of Slaver’s Bay. And then take it from there.”
We can expect some dark nature in the plot, as At Guadalajara International Book Fair 2016, Martin gave some hints about the dark nature of The Winds of Winter: … “I’ve been telling you for 20 years that winter was coming. Winter is the time when things die, and cold and ice and darkness fill the world, so this is not going to be the happy feel-good that people may be hoping for. Some of the characters [are] in very dark places. Things get worse before they get better, so things are getting worse for a lot of people.”
The Winds of Winter: Cast and Characters
Sansa Stark, Arya Stark, Arianne Martell, Aeron Greyjoy, Theon Greyjoy, Tyrion Lannister, Barristan Selmy, Cersei Lannister, Jaime Lannister, Brienne of Tarth, Areo Hotah, Jon Connington, and Bran Stark.
The Winds of Winter: Interesting Facts
- In an HBO behind-the-scenes interview, Bran Stark actor Isaac Hempstead shared that it was author’s idea to make Bran King. “David [Benioff] and Dan [Weiss] told me there were two things George R.R. Martin had planned for Bran, and that was the Hodor revelation and that he would be king,” Wright said. “So that’s pretty special to be directly involved in something that is part of George’s vision. It was a really nice way to wrap it up.”
- In 2017, Martin believed that The Winds of Winter would be released in 2017 itself but it didn’t happen either.
- Martin is 500 pages away from completing The Winds of Winter.
The Winds of Winter is a novel in the epic fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire by American writer George R. R. Martin which is yet to be released. It is expected to be out in 2024, well it’s clear that we will have to wait a little longer.
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