Fans say its co-authors are Dragon him down.
Celebrity executive producer and author George R.R. Martin on “House of the Dragon” is under fire from readers who have vowed to boycott his latest fiction books over allegations that his co-authors have a “racist history.”
According to fans, Martin co-authored “Rise of the Dragon: An Illustrated History of the Targaryen Dynasty, Vol.. 1, “Linda Antonson and Elio M. García Jr., made discriminatory remarks about choosing white characters from his books with black actors, Various reports.
The Post has reached out to Antonson, Martin Garcia, and “The Rise of the Dragon” publisher Ten Speed Press for comment.
The book, set to hit bookstores on October 25, is being announced as a detailed introduction to House Targaryen, the main characters in Prequel series “Game of Thrones” on HBO. Martin tweeted About how the book was pre-ordered last week, and a barrage of hot social media posts poured in.
One Twitter user wrote: “I won’t buy anything Linda and Elio attached to it.”
“You and your team have heard an uproar from fans calling to end your relationship with Linda and Elio. At this point, it really is a misplaced loyalty on your part,” Swipe another user on Twitter.
“They hurt the people who love this world, these stories, these characters. It has to end. Please, end it.”
Married Antonson and Garcia Jr. vigorously refute allegations of racism, although fans are calling for Martin to sever ties.
Martin appointed first-time co-authors to be ‘Game of Thrones’ fact-checkers for his book ‘A Feast for Crows’ after they created a blog site called Westros.org Back in 1999.
In 2014, Antonson and Garcia Jr. co-authored The World of Ice and Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and Game of Thrones, a companion book to the novels.
Critics of the duo have pointed to several of Antonson’s blog posts – including one from March 2012 – where she complained about the cast of a colored actor as a character described as white in the book.
Recently, Antonson allegedly Play by Steve Toussaint Like Lord Corliss in “House of the Dragon”.
“There are no black Valerian residents and there should be no one on the show,” Antonson wrote.
“If George had made the Valyrians black instead of white, as you hoped on Not a Blogger in 2013, and this new show suggested making the Valyrians anything other than black, we would have had the same problem with him and they would share the same opinion.”
The war over universal representation extends beyond the House of the Dragon. Many fantasy shows Including “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” by Amazon Prime And the “Obi-Wan Kenobi” by Disney + She has attracted many racist comments online for her choices in selection.
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