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George R. R. Martin Wants More ‘Game of Thrones,’ Too Published: June 11, 2014

The culture has a crush on George R. R. Martin’s writing these days, specifically his best-selling “A Song of Ice and Fire” series, the inspiration behind the hit HBO show “Game of Thrones,” whose fourth season ends Sunday night.

Even with all of this success, though, there is some tension between HBO’s interpretation of the “Thrones” dream and Mr. Martin’s. “Thrones” averages more than 18 million viewers per episode and this season surpassed “The Sopranos” as HBO’s most-watched series, according to the New York Times.

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