The seventh and apparent final book of George R. R. Martin's acclaimed series, and assume that my daughter, who was negative 7 when A Game of Thrones. A Song of Ice and Fire is a series of epic fantasy novels by the American novelist and screenwriter George R. R. Martin. He began the first volume of the series, A Game of Thrones, in and had 7 See also; 8 References; 9 External links . the A Game of Thrones manuscript served as the opening of the second book. Martin is working on the sixth book, The Winds of Winter, right now. We note that Game of Thrones was originally going to be seven seasons.