In addition to the Game Of Thrones book series, GRRM has always written several standalone novels (including one children's novel – The Ice Dragon). Before it was a prime time television show, Game of Thrones was a legendary book saga (released as “A Song of Ice and Fire” series), enjoyed by everyone. Does each current Game of Thrones season roughly equal one A Song of Ice . I suppose we talk about the original (english) series of books. Retrieved October 2, The slim pickings here are tasty, but in no way satisfying. According to Martin, the fantasy genre rarely focuses on sex and sexuality,  instead often treating sexuality in a juvenile way or neglecting it completely. When Lord Eddard "Ned" StarkKing Robert's "Hand" chief advisordiscovers that Joffrey and his siblings are the product of incest between Cersei and her twin brother JaimeEddard allee der kosmonauten 20 executed for treason. What is it about this series of high fantasy novels that readers find so utterly compelling, so impossible to put down?