A Song of Ice and Fire Series By George R. R. Martin
"A Song of Ice and Fire enters the depths of human sinfulness, darker perhaps than even Calvin or Luther, as R. R. Martin has no notion of an imago Dei or its potential restoration."
George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire is a captivating and harrowing work about human nature under stress dealing with ambition. In the unfinished seven-volume work (the first five books have been published), he chronicles the history of Westeros, a fictional, medieval land of magic and battle, peasants and nobles, and the lust for domination. The royal dynasty of Westeros, the Targaryen family, has been displaced by a rebellion, and the remaining noble families fight for wealth, power, and influence amid the instability of a fractious realm.
The traditional fantasy tropes ...