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Wondering when the next book in the series is due out? Or what the names of the Free Cities are? These sorts of questions -- plus, of course, some of the key mysteries of the books -- are covered in the FAQ. Think we have missed something important? Let us know!

Important Notes

  • The FAQ may contain spoilers for: A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings (II), A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, A Dance with Dragons, "The Hedge Knight" (THK), "The Sworn Swords" and "The Mystery Knight".
  • Page references refer to the following editions: US hardcover of A Game of Thrones (I), UK hardcover of A Clash of Kings (II), UK hardcover of A Storm of Swords (III), UK hardcover of A Feast for Crows (IV), US hardcover of Dance with Dragons (V), US hardcover of Legends for "The Hedge Knight" (THK), UK hardcover of Legends II for "The Sworn Swords" (TSS) and US hardcover of Warriors for "The Mystery Knight" (TMK). To find the correct page in a different edition, see the index of chapters.
  • SSM refer to entries in the So Spake Martin collection, which collects all kinds of correspondence from GRRM; emails, posts and statements at signings and conventions.