A Song of Ice and Fire Wrapped Up Between Martin’s 79th and 90th Birthdays


This is tongue-in-cheek, but during dinner last night we were wondering how long it would take Martin to finish the Song of Ice and Fire series. So I fit it with a polynomial line and projected out. It looks like, if the erstwhile trilogy is limited to the seven books as currently projected, he should finish in early 2027, just in time for his 80th birthday. But if trends hold and either of the last two books are split in two, we’re looking at 2037 — when he’s about to turn 90. Here’s hoping.