Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series, acclaimed and criticized in equal measure, adapted from the novels of New Mexican author George R. R. Martin for HBO by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. Martin's epic fantasy novels, collectively called A Song of Ice and Fire, concern machinations by the leaders of the Seven Kingdoms to rule the continent of Westeros from the Iron Throne.
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