Television

11/07/2013

This is what the Iron Throne really looks like

real iron throne

(From IGN) In a recent blog post, Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin has given the world a glimpse of the Iron Throne he sees in his head, and it looks something like this.

The image was painted by French artist Marc Simonetti, and is made, as Martin describes, from “thousands of swords.”

“It’s a throne made by blacksmiths hammering together half-melted, broken, twisted swords, wrenched from the hands of dead men or yielded up by defeated foe.”

So what does Martin think of HBO’s version of The Iron Throne? It’s good, he reckons, but not quite good enough.

“The HBO throne has become iconic. And well it might. It’s a terrific design, and it has served the show very well…everyone knows it. I love it. I have all those replicas right here, sitting on my shelves.And yet, and yet… it’s still not right. It’s not the Iron Throne I see when I’m working on (the forthcoming sixth Game of Thrones novel) The Winds of Winter. It’s not the Iron Throne I want my readers to see. The way the throne is described in the books… HUGE, hulking, black and twisted, with the steep iron stairs in front, the high seat from which the king looks DOWN on everyone in the court… my throne is a hunched beast looming over the throne room, ugly and asymmetric… The HBO throne is none of those things.”

(read the full story)






 
 

 
game-of-thrones-wine

Game of Thrones is making wines now

(From Entertainment Weekly) Just in time for enduring your own scheming relatives over the holidays, Game of Thrones is releasing a line of wines. The HBO hit has partnered with a Santa Rosa winery (Vintage Wine Estates) to rel...
by Adword Norton
0

 
 
rick

‘The Walking Dead’ show and comics won’t end the same way

(From Huffington Post) It’s unknown if “The Walking Dead” is deviating from the comic when it comes to who died in the Season 6 Finale. The internet has guesses, but really, it could be almost anyone. Who the heck knows? ...
by Adword Norton
0

 
 
got

HBO confirms Game of Thrones Season 8 will conclude the series

(From Coming Soon) Game of Thrones executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss previously teased that there would only be two more seasons of the fan-favorite series. Now, HBO has officially confirmed that Game of Thrones ...
by Adword Norton
0

 

 
gotsansa

Game of Thrones season 7 release date announced

(From Entertainment Weekly) Summer is coming. HBO is officially confirming some major changes for Game of Thrones. Season 7 of the fantasy sensation will not return until summer 2017 – pushing back from the show’s usual str...
by Adword Norton
0

 
 
cercei

Game of Thrones has two more seasons before the show ends

(From Digital Spy) Bad news, Game of Thrones fans, it looks like the rumours are true – just 13 more episodes. GoT showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss had previously hinted that the show would wrap up after two more seaso...
by Adword Norton
0

 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Bir Cevap Yazın

E-posta hesabınız yayınlanmayacak. Gerekli alanlar * ile işaretlenmişlerdir

*

Şu HTML etiketlerini ve özelliklerini kullanabilirsiniz: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>