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Re: Game of Thrones begins....
« Reply #8295 on: May 18, 2018, 12:06:11 pm »
He's never going to finish the series

https://www.reddit.com/r/asoiaf/comments/8g34dz/spoilers_extended_grrm_confirms_he_has_not/

Can Tim reverse jinx something?

Anyway, while I am rooting for the series to be finished, I think I will just be grateful for whatever we get. Or maybe Brandon Sanderson will finish it.

I suspect that once GRRM passes his estate will authorize some less-talented, but more-workmanlike to finish the series.

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Re: Game of Thrones begins....
« Reply #8296 on: May 18, 2018, 12:42:12 pm »
Sanderson is more-workmanlike than GRR & also way more talented.
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Re: Game of Thrones begins....
« Reply #8297 on: May 18, 2018, 12:49:36 pm »
On Sanderson, what would be a good first book of his to read? Though I listened to his podcast about writing I don't think I have read anything by him. :blush:
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Re: Game of Thrones begins....
« Reply #8298 on: May 18, 2018, 12:53:41 pm »
Sanderson is more-workmanlike than GRR & also way more talented.

Yes and noooooooooooooooooooooo.
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Re: Game of Thrones begins....
« Reply #8299 on: May 18, 2018, 01:04:05 pm »
The Final Empire or Elantris.
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Re: Game of Thrones begins....
« Reply #8300 on: May 18, 2018, 01:47:36 pm »
Sanderson is more-workmanlike than GRR & also way more talented.

Yeah, no he isn't.

Not even close to Martins talent level.

DOn't get me wrong, I really like Sanderson. He is a excellent writer.
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Re: Game of Thrones begins....
« Reply #8301 on: May 21, 2018, 07:08:15 am »
Is he at least more talented than Robert Jordan?
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Re: Game of Thrones begins....
« Reply #8302 on: May 21, 2018, 07:43:58 am »
Well, yeah.
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Re: Game of Thrones begins....
« Reply #8303 on: May 24, 2018, 05:11:50 pm »
Sanderson is more-workmanlike than GRR & also way more talented.

Yeah, no he isn't.

Not even close to Martins talent level.

DOn't get me wrong, I really like Sanderson. He is a excellent writer.

Books 1-3 and perhaps 4, I agree with you completely.  The last efforts, not so sure.
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