Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
A long time ago seven kingdoms existed and they were brought together
under King Robert through battle. Now there are those who wish more
power and plot to get that and those who are forced to leave to save
their lives and plot to return gloriously. There are also those content
with who they are and their king refuses to let them be and wishes
This is a land where summers last for decades
but winter is approaching and the supernatural forces beyond the kingdom
are amassing. This is also a land of magic and dragons.
all the wonderful themes of life and death, war, deception,
betrayal, cowardice and bravery how could this book have not lived up to
I thoroughly enjoyed the read. I had a bit
of trouble for the first 100 pages getting the characters straight but
Martin does a great job of giving each character their own chapter to
help keep them in place.
A recommended read!!
First Line: "We should start back, Gared urged as the woods began to grow dark around them"