With George RR Martin taking his sweet-ass time getting around to actually writing the final two instalments in the A Song of Ice and Fire series of books – y’know, those weird little tomes that formed the base of the extremely obscure and little heard of TV series Game of Thrones – that people have gotten to the end even before he has.
“I’ve wrestled with this issue, because I do want to surprise my readers. I hate predictable fiction as a reader, I don’t want to write predictable fiction. I want to surprise and delight my reader and take them in directions they didn’t see coming. But I can’t change the plans.”