George R.R. Martin explains what he borrowed from J.R.R. Tolkien

Winter is Coming - 05-14

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A Song of Ice and Fire author George R.R. Martin has always been up front about the debt his work owes to the hugely influential The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R .Tolkien. Martin recently talked that connection after a screening of a new biopic about Tolkien’s life, called…Tolkien. IGN was there to cover it.