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Published on September 20th, 2012 | by geeky


Happy Birthday to George R. R. Martin!

George R. R. Martin, author of the epic fantasy series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” was born on September 20, 1948. Today is his birthday! Join us in wishing Maester Martin a very special 64th Name Day.

Get to know more about Mr. Martin’s youth and education, including photos from his childhood, on his official site: Life & Times of George R. R. Martin.

If you’re a fan of Game of Thrones, you might like this.

Game of Thrones Throne Replica Statue

Game of Thrones Throne Replica Statue

“Win or die!” Stunning statue features the Iron Throne prop from Game of Thrones. The most iconic image in the acclaimed HBO series! Dark Horse Deluxe, working with HBO Licensing and the talented artisans at Gentle Giant Studios, has replicated the Iron Throne prop from the HBO series Game of Thrones. Standing a massive 14-inches tall, not a single sword has been overlooked, in either sculpture or paint application, in this stunning resin statue! Limited edition of only 750 numbered pieces. The most iconic image in the acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones is, of course, the titular Iron Throne itself. It’s located in the Red Keep in the city of King’s Landing. When they say, “Win or die,” this is what they’re talking about. When King Aegon the Conqueror forged it, the swords of all the hundreds of lords who surrendered to him and offered him fealty were melted down into a throne of imposing size and appearance.


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Heather is a lifelong nerd who is passionate about geek culture. Current obsessions include Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, and Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson. Follow her on Twitter @geeky247 or Facebook Geeky 247.

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