7 things a 'Game of Thrones' prequel could actually be about

Author of the novels George R.R. Martin won't be quitting the "Game of Thrones" world any time soon, and has revealed that fans of the series can still enjoy new material in written form.

But more interesting than the vague non-answers about the last two seasons, 7 and 8, of Game of Thrones were answers about potential spin-off or sequel series.

Happy Birthday George! Today the author of the world famous saga of Thrones / A Song of Ice and Fire celebrates 68 years and we propose to learn a little more about it!

Asked what stood out from the Emmy-winning sixth season, executive producer David Benioff noted a spectacular battlefield sequence.

In response, Martin indicated that the most logical step is to follow up the "Game of Thrones" series with material from his "Dunk & Egg" stories, although any plans after the series are still speculations. However, he was keen to stress that he still has the hit show and two books to finish before he could think about a spinoff.

After picking up a record breaking, 12 Emmys last night (September 18) including Outstanding drama series for the second year in a row, rumours had been circulating that a prequel was in the pipeline. HBO will not be making anything else once the final two seasons have aired. "Game of Thrones" the epic fantasy series airing on HBO won the award for best drama.

Martin himself teased that more Game of Thrones stories could happen, including potentially a prequel.

While majority of the "Game of Thrones" cast members were celebrating their Emmy wins, co-star Gemma Whelan was admitted to the hospital last week with an undisclosed injury.

Game of Thrones actors Emilia Clarke, Sophie Turner and Kit Harington at the Emmys.

The families and universe of Game of Thrones are so vivid that we're calling for anything that could place us in that storytelling capital again.

  • Zachary Reyes