George R.R. Martin has released a new excerpt from The Winds of Winter! We don’t want to give a single syllable away, so we’re just going to give you this link and invite you to discuss in the comments after you’ve finished! Please assume there will be spoilers!
Martin has been working so hard on the sixth installment in his epic A Song of Ice and Fire series that he recently decided to hold off on a cameo in Game of Thrones in order to keep writing. He has spoken at length about his plans to wrap up several cliffhangers from the end of A Dance with Dragons, and also released an earlier excerpt, “Arianne,” in January of 2013.
Replacing “Arianne” on Martin's site is a chapter titled “Mercy,” featuring a character who has taken on quite a few monikers as of late... Read it here!