General[ edit ] "Nuclear winter," or as it was initially termed, "nuclear twilight," began to be considered as a scientific concept in the s, after it became clear that an earlier hypothesis, that fireball generated NOx emissions would devastate the ozone layerwas losing credibility. It was within this context that the climatic effects of soot from fires was "chanced upon" and soon became the new focus of the climatic effects of nuclear war. Once the quantity of soot is decided upon by the researchers, the climate effects of these soot clouds are then modeled. Turco in reference to a 1-dimensional computer model created to examine the "nuclear twilight" idea, this 1-D model output the finding that massive quantities of soot and smoke would remain aloft in the air for on the order of years, causing a severe planet-wide drop in temperature.
On The Way April 25, No, winter is not coming… not inat least. Since it was handwritten on vellum with a quill pen, he required my help in transcribing the text to a more modern format: Took a while, but a few weeks ago I was able to ship it off to my editors on both sides of the Atlantic, and to my foreign representatives for all my publishers around the world.
Some of my foreign publishers will be releasing their editions simultaneously with the US and UK hardbacks; others may need to wait for translation from the Common Tongue.
This first volume covers all the Targaryen kings from Aegon I the Conquerer to the regency of Aegon III the Dragonbanealong with their wives, wars, siblings, children, friends, rivals, laws, travels, and sundry other matters.
Oh, and there are dragons too. But that one is a few years down the pike. Oh, and I almost forgot the best part: Portions of the book have previously appeared here and there.
In addition, of course, there are hundreds of pages of new material which has never appeared before in any form, abridged or unabridged. This is not a traditional narrative and was never intended to be. Not historical fiction, not fantasy, no… but something more akin to Thomas B. Did I mention the dragons?
Everyone clear on that? Though there are enough stories here for twenty novels. Battles, bloodshed, betrayals, love, lust, horror, religious wars, politics, incest, historical revisionism, all the fun stuff.
The only answer I can give is… ah, well, no one is sure yet, and anyway, I am not allowed to say. The important thing is: Mark it down on your calendars. If you enjoy imaginary history. Archmaester Gyldayn is hanging up his quill for a while.1.
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