Even though this is an article about how to write dramatic character deaths, I’m going to have to start by talking about “Game Of Thrones” and G.R.R. Martin for a while. As such, this article will obviously contain MAJOR SPOILERS for both the books and the films.
A couple of months ago, I read a really interesting (if somewhat shocking) rant attributed to G.R.R Martin, where he defends the fact that so many major characters in his “Song Of Ice And Fire Books” often end up dying unexpectedly in a plethora of horrific ways.
There are some doubts over the authenticity of the article in question (and it could very well be a parody) but, nonetheless, it raises a lot of interesting questions.
Even though I’ve only read the first four of these books and the first hundred pages of the fifth book last year (and I’ve seen…
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