Game Of Thrones Author George R.R. Martin Already Has An Idea For A Spin-Off Series! Get The Deets AND Watch The Latest Season 6 Teaser!

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All shows must die, but life could live on in Westeros after the end of Game Of Thrones.

Last week, HBO revealed that the fantasy series might only have 13 episodes left after the upcoming sixth season.

And while executives and the Thrones showrunners aren’t thinking about prequels or spin-offs just yet, George R.R. Martin assures us that “there is certainly no lack of material” for another show!

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Speaking to EW, the author of A Song of Ice And Fire series explained:

“Every episode of The Naked City ├óΓé¼ΓÇ£ one of the television shows I watched as a kid ├óΓé¼ΓÇ£ ended with a voice-over: ├óΓé¼╦£There are eight million stories in the naked city. This has been one of them.’ There are eight million stories in Westeros as well ├óΓé¼┬ª and even more in Essos and the lands beyond. A whole world full of stories, waiting to be told├óΓé¼┬ª if indeed HBO is interested.”

Now we know why it’s taking Martin so long to write The Winds Of Winter — he’s already busy daydreaming about spin-offs!

Though fans who want to see a prequel set during Robert Baratheon’s rebellion featuring Ned Stark actually being alive might have to keep waiting. According to Martin:

“The most natural follow-up would be an adaptation of my Dunk & Egg stories.”

The Dunk & Egg stories are more or less Westeros’ version of a ’70s buddy-cop TV show — which take place about 90 years before the events of the TV series.

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These novellas tell the tale of a traveling “hedge knight” Ser Duncan the Tall, who later becomes a member of the Kingsguard, and his squire Egg, who later becomes King Aegon V Targaryen of the Seven Kingdoms — Daenerys’ great grandfather!

Noting that Dunk & Egg and its sequels “are lighter” in tone than the action/adventure saga of A Song of Ice and Fire, Martin suggests:

“Each of the novellas could easily be done as a two-hour stand-alone movie for television; that would probably be the ideal way to do them, rather than as an ongoing weekly series.”

While the author said there have yet to be any serious conversations about what projects could follow GoT, it’s good to know he already has a new batch of characters already waiting to be killed off!

Speaking of killing, the newest teaser for Season 6 FINALLY shows us the corpse of Jon Snow — along with a bunch of other intense action!

Ch-ch-check it out (below) and catch the return of GoT on April 24!

[Image via HBO/Brian To/WENN.]

Apr 19, 2016 12:44pm PDT

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