George R. R. Martinremained out in the cold.

This is the man who wrote fantasy novels Song of Ice and FireThese were adapt into HBO’s. Game of ThronesHe said that he was not involved in the end result.

“By season five and six, and certainly seven and eight, I was pretty much out of the loop,” he revealed in an interview with the New York Times.

When asked why his involvement in the show waned as time progressed, he said, “I don’t know—you have to ask [Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss].”

Martin may have indicated this because he is writing a novel. Winter WindsThe penultimate title of the trilogy is titled. Game of ThronesSeries will be very different from those depicted in the HBO series.

On his July 8 blog, he said that “what I’ve noticed lately, however is that my gardening is taking us further and farther away from the television show.” You will see some of what you watched on HBO’s Game of Thrones. Winter Winds (though maybe not in quite the same ways)…but much of the rest will be quite different.”

CelebHomes News reached Out to HBO For Comment on Martin’s Observations, but has yet to hear back.