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Right Wing cabal defeated in their try to distort Hugo awards


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George RR Martin has said that the group of rightwing science fiction writers who tried to swing the results of this weekend’s Hugo awards to their own agenda were “routed” by the majority of fans who “did not like having their choices imposed on us”.

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A Game of Thrones

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Who has not heard of this book by now? Anyone? I think it’s safe to say that by now pretty much anyone not living under a rock, or in a cave with their own dragon has heard of George R. 1,550 more words

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Not Problems with Thrones 8: The future and the past.

Season 6 also promises the return of Bran Stark and his loveable companions Meera, Hodor, his direwolf Summer, the ever affable Hodor and Tree Dumbledore. Of course, Tree Dumbledore wasn’t popular with everyone, show-only people thought the Three-Eyed Raven who had been hyped up since Season One was as disappointing as a man in a tree can be. 321 more words

Not Problems with Thrones 7: The Future

Seven is a sacred number in the Game of Thrones universe, this surely bodes well?

Although the season ended on a fairly ineffectual cliff-hanger as was on a whole slightly rubbish, every Thrones fan has already began some intense speculation on what Season 6 might have to offer to heal our wounds. 370 more words

'No Award' Sweeps the Hugo Awards Following Controversy

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Liu Cixin became the first Asian writer to win the award.

Cover of Liu Cixin’s “The Three Body Problem,” which won the Hugo Award for Best Novel.

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[Re-Read] A Clash of Kings - Theon V

We catch up with Theon in one of his final chapters as himself. Things are going exceedingly poorly at Winterfell – morale is low and paranoia and suspicion are high. 1,784 more words

A Song Of Ice And Fire