George R.R. Martin’s epic Song of Fire and Ice series is wildly popular, both as novels and as the tv miniseries. The following suggested reads share with GoT exquisitely developed worlds (some parallel fantasy universes, some purely historical) in which their extensive casts of characters play out the epic stories filled with dynastic war, political machination, intrigue, romance, the quest for power, and the struggle to keep the world safe against mysterious forces.
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