Originally Posted by foxfire123
Well, you have to admit, he's going to HAVE to go away from the books at least some for the series. There are just SO many subplots, twists, turns and tangents that's there's no way he can fit it all into the series. He's going to have to change some story directions just to make it work. Not that it lessens the storylines, but just provides some different aspects.
I told one of the guys yesterday that I needed Cliffs Notes to keep up with some of the twists, turns and characters.
My guess is that they'll cut out wide swaths of the Dorne and Meeren subplots. There is a ton of fat to cut there.