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There must be something about the words "dance" and "dragons."

We all know how long the last novel took. And now I am writing the "sidebar" (hoo hah) about the first Dance of the Dragons, the fratricidal civil war between King Aegon II and his half-sister Rhaenyra, for THE WORLD OF ICE AND FIRE, and it's turned into a monster too.

As of today, I have a hundred and three bloody manuscript pages (some VERY bloody) and still no end at hand. I had hoped to finish this one today, but... no, not even close. Lots more to write.

I think there's some good stuff here, and judging by the reception my reading got at Chicon, most of you seem to like the fake history too. But DAMN, there a lot of it.

Nothing to do but keep doing.

Dance, you dragons, dance, dance...

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Karulina Stark Mormont
Sep. 20th, 2012 11:51 pm (UTC)
Happy nameday, George!
I hope it is still the 20th of September there...I wish you all the best, and also wanted to say
THANK YOU
for one of the most amazing Series of Books I've ever read! I am enjoying ASOIAF so much...Lots of love from Buenos Aires!

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