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George R.R. Martin Clarifies His Publishing Plan

Posted at 6:46AM Wednesday 04 Jun 2014

The Thrones-verse rumor mill went into overdrive Tuesday as outlets jumped on a comment attributed to George R.R. Martin's editor that hinted the New Mexico-based fantasy author might write eight books for his epic Song of Ice and Fire saga instead of the long-planned seven.

The author explains he's not secretly plotting eight books and that seven books remains his plan.

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