Tad Williams in the Guardian

Ok I am going to be a bit vulgar here and delete if you want Brian but I nearly creamed myself when I read this article earlier today. You beat me to the punch posting it. The Last King of Osten Ard. This is the event of the century for me.

Apart from that the insights into Williams thoughts were really good. Thinking about them they do resonate throughout the Memory, Thorn and Sorrow trilogy. Golden Ages being not what they were believed to be, the nature of good and evil, changing the tropes etc. Something that I have always believed, and GRRR Martin sort of confirms with stating that Williams was an influence, is that the world that Williams creates after the Siege of Naglimund in the North heavily influenced Martin's writings about North of the Wall and Craster's Keep. Especially one horrifying scene with a certain Lady and 'her children'.

Just noticed Werthead's thread about The Last King of Osten Ard.

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