Sunday, October 16, 2011

My Game of Thrones obsession has ended....

I finished the first three books in the series and was captivated (see this post).

Book four, A Feast of Crows... well I'm not feeling it and decided to stop.

The author introduces new characters I could care less about and after all the craziness that happened in book three I just wanted him to continue as is, but he decided to go in a different direction. And on top of that they changed the narrator for the audiobooks and this guy reads like he's reading Shakespear and it sucks. They really should re-record the book with Roy Dotrice (he narrated the first 3 - here's an example) he was awesome, he did different voices for characters and read a little slower which made it easier for you to get into the flow of the book.

Anyway, I have time to update my blog again...


sorry for my absence.

6 comments:

  1. Don't give up too quickly. The fourth book was split in two, so that book four and book five are supposed to be one book.

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  2. roy dotrice was ill an unable to do affc but he does adwd. like the previous comment said afwf and adwd were supposed to be 1 large book but had to be broken into 2. book 5 will have all the characters absent from book 4. dont give up. btw. the jaime and brienne chapters rule in affc.

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  3. *affc* that was had a mistype.

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  4. @Lord Zupka and @Anonymous do yall promise it gets better?

    And Jamie and Brienne, you say? I think I'm starting to ship those two... I might have to check out some fanfiction when this all done.

    Okay, I'm going to give it a couple weeks and come back to it.

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  5. I'm roughly 170 pages into the third book (A Storm of Swords) -- and Jaime is going to have to come a long way for me to "ship" him with anyone.

    How did you ever forgive him for Bran?

    ~Laura

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  6. @Laura well it's not that I "forgave" him for Bran... but let's say his character grew on me. I won't say more, keep reading and let me know if you know what I mean. Cheers!

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