‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin:Why he wrote The Red Wedding — EXCLUSIVE

by: James Hibberd

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Millions of Game of Thrones fans are feeling sadness, outrage, and, sure, some perverse excitement after watching Sunday’s episode titled “The Rains of Castamere.” But for Game of Thrones author George R.R. Martin, such reactions to “The Red Wedding” are nothing new. Martin has been receiving exclamatory emails about the disastrous Stark-Frey union for more than a decade, ever since he published his Song of Ice and Fire saga’s third novel, A Storm of Swords. Below, the author reveals why Robb had to die, gives his reaction to upset readers and spills the scene’s horrifying real-life inspiration.

Read the interview here.

 

The Red Wedding: HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Reveals Its Latest Twist

by: Jace Lacob
Yes, that actually did just happen. Jace Lacob on the latest shocking twist on HBO’s Game of Thrones, and why the disturbing outcome of the Red Wedding was crucial for the series. Spoilers abound! Read the rest of the article here.

‘Game of Thrones’ recap: The Red Wedding

by: James Hibberd
The showrunners decided to call this ninth episode of Game of Thrones‘ third season “The Rains of Castamere.” And that’s a fine and suitable title. But fans are always going to call it by its other name: The Red Wedding. Read complete article here.