The worst thing about HBO’s Game of Thrones—and it may be the only negative about the show—is that as we make our way through a season, we begin to dread that 10th episode, knowing full well that that’s where it ends for the year, instead of the usual 12th episode.
Season 3 of the series will be doubly painful, as it will be based on author George R.R. Martin‘s biggest book in the “Song of Ice and Fire” series, A Storm of Swords. That means instead of the season being focused on one entire book, this one will only be covering the first half of the book, leaving us to wait another year just to finish this book’s stories.
But on the bright side of life, that means at least one more season than there are Martin books, if we’re fortunate enough to get them all covered by HBO. And now comes word that episodes this season will be longer!
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