George R.R. Martin: Recreation of Thrones may’ve had 5 extra seasons – CNET

Are you unhappy the HBO adventures of Jon Snow, Daenerys, Tyrion and the remaining are coming to an finish? 

So far as Recreation of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin is anxious, “we may’ve gone to 11, 12, 13 seasons,” the writer mentioned at Monday’s Primetime Emmy Awards, the place the present is nominated for 22 awards

“Ask David (Benioff) and Dan (Weiss),” Martin mentioned, talking of the showrunners and co-creators. “I assume they wished a life.”

“In the event you’ve learn my novels, you understand there was sufficient materials for extra seasons,” Martin went on to say. “They made sure cuts, however that is superb, we have now 5 different reveals, 5 prequels in growth which are primarily based on different intervals within the historical past of Westeros, a few of them simply 100 years earlier than Recreation of Thrones, a few of them 5,000 years earlier than.”

The present’s upcoming last season shall be its eighth. Martin mentioned he’d hoped for 10 seasons, however Benioff and Weiss had mentioned they’d finish with 7, including “we acquired them to go to eight, however not any greater than that.”

When requested by Selection if there is a character from the present he’d wish to get a spin-off, Martin mentioned he is prepared to maneuver on.

“I am dedicated to those prequels,” he mentioned. “I feel this story ends when it ends.”

Followers ought to get to see that ending someday in 2019.

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