During the first four seasons of game of Thrones, George R.R. Martin, author of the books of to Song of Ice and Fire _, was strongly involved in the production and scripts of the series. However, once HBO finished the material of the books, Martin’s role was substantially reduced, and The writer has revealed what happened during the end of the show.
In an interview with The New York Times, this for the next premiere of house of the dragon, Martin revealed that during the fifth and sixth season, his participation was minimal, but once the last two arrived in HBO, no longer no longer I had some opinion in the final product . This was what he commented:
In seasons 5 and 6, and certainly in 7 and 8, it was quite out of the circuit.
During the fifth and sixth season, Martin provided a series of notes and sketches of _wind of Winter, the next book in the series, to help give a form to the story. However, for the last two seasons, the only thing the author offered to production was a rather vague guide on the end of the events.
Fortunately, this will not be the case of house of the dragon, where Martin has a greater participation, and here there is a material with an end . Although it will have its differences, the series takes note of fire & Blood, a book written by Martin where the extensive history of the Targaryen is described.
House of the dragon_ will premiere in HBO and HBO Max on August 21, 2022 . In related issues, here you can see the new trailer of this series. Similarly, Martin talks about what we can expect from the show.
It is true that Martin’s participation caused many elements of the first four seasons of game of Thrones to be special, but the time at the end of the day dictated the course of the show. With house of the dragon, the author and HBO have the opportunity to offer a complete experience that is worth it.