George R R Martin is releasing a short story as part of anthology
Author George R R Martin is slated to release a new Game of Thrones story in October this year.
The short story - separate from his long-awaited novel in the series - is part of anthology titled 'Book of Swords', and is set in the Game of Thrones universe.
Details as to what exactly will be addressed in the new story have yet to be revealed.
On the book's Amazon description page, the anthology, titled Book of Swords, highlights Martin's involvement, stating: "Fifteen original tales celebrating fantasy’s golden age of sword and sorcery, including a new story from George R. R. Martin set in the world of A Game of Thrones!"
Edited by longtime Martin collaborator Gardner Dozois, the writers featured alongside Martin will, according to one author with a story in the book, include Matthew Hughes, K.J. Parker, Scott Lynch, Robin Hobb, Garth Nix, C.J. Cherryh, Elizabeth Bear, Ellen Kushner, Ken Liu, Danial Abraham, Cecelia Holland and Peter S. Beagle.
'Book of Swords' is due to be published on October 10th.