Martin, on the other hand, has more closely followed Tolkien's lead than any other modern high fantasy author--and I don't just mean in terms of racism.
Sex and violence?
Thanks for holding my hand Martin, but I don't like this technique.
Mormont and Tyrion run into slavers, whom Tyrion manages to convince to take them to the fighting pits of Meereen.
By the time I finished, though, I had developed such a virulent hatred for this book, its author, and everything related to either of the above that I start grinding my teeth just reading praise for it.
The two were last seen in Season 6.
Ned Stark, Catelyn's husband, is supposed to be the noble one - too bad his 'nobility' comes off as stupidity instead.
I was on course to be a forensic psychologist; however, I began reading this wonderful series.