It’s no secret that Game of Thrones only has two more seasons left. After the revelations from season six, we’re all waiting with baited breath for what happens next. However, show runners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have said once season eight finishes they would be saying goodbye to the Seven Kingdoms for good.

At the Emmys, Benioff was asked by a number of reporters if he and his co-runner would consider making a prequel to the hugely successful show. He responded by saying that he and Weiss have no plans to work on Game of Thrones after season 8. A prequel series would be more in the hands of the world’s creator George R.R. Martin.

Martin did tease that more stories could happen though, as he said:

“Well, I do have thousands of pages of fake history – everything that led up to Game of Thrones – so there’s a wealth of material there, and I’m still writing more.”

But let’s not jump the wagon too early; Martin still has two more books to finish, and we still have two more seasons to wait for. So at the moment, all we can do is speculate.

This isn’t the first time a spin-off has been suggested however, as in July the two show runners said, “One of the great things about what [Martin] did is he didn’t just build a story; he built a world with so many characters and such a rich, detailed history behind it. There are a lot of different ways you could go with it; we just really haven’t had time to really think through the details of it because we’re so focused on getting the show made.”

Game of Thrones is now the most-awarded fantasy show on prime-time TV thanks to its 38 awards.

It’s really not surprising, considering the fan’s reaction to season six, and ultimately, just how amazing it was. From dragons and disasters, John Snow, to Tyrion, it was an amazing series.

The next season will be coming during summer 2017, and will apparently be three episodes shorter than the rest, and also, Harry Potter actor Jim Broadbent will play an apparently “significant” role in season 7.

We can’t wait.

Because winter… is here.

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