The renowned author called the ending of the HBO series "freeing."
"No one's very stable on this show," said showrunner Jeff Buhler.
Publishers are pressuring George R.R. Martin to cut "The Winds of Winter" in half.
'Who Fears Death,' a 2010 novel by U.S.-Nigerian Nnedi Okorafor, is a post-apocalyptic account of a genocide in Africa.
Martin calls a French fantasy series "the original game of thrones."
Martin failed to turn in the 'The Winds of Winter' manuscript on time, which means the show's plot will be ahead of books for the first time.