“10,000 Ships” shall be a prequel to “Recreation of Thrones” and relies on present works by George R.R. Martin — Martin talked about Nymeria’s story at a number of factors within the novel sequence, and lined it in additional element within the companion ebook “The World of Ice & Hearth: The Untold Historical past of Westeros and the Recreation of Thrones.” So the massive query is, how carefully will the present observe the occasions of the ebook? In spite of everything, as “Recreation of Thrones” confirmed us, HBO is not shy about deviating from the supply materials.
But when it does observe the occasions of the books, “10,000 Ships” will observe Princess Nymeria, a legendary determine in Westeros historical past — Arya Stark names her direwolf after her. After Nymeria and her folks, the Rhoynar, lose a conflict in Essos, they set out in a fleet of 10,000 ships searching for a brand new dwelling. Their journey takes years they usually encounter many hardships on the way in which. Ultimately, the Rhoynar land within the Westerosi area of Dorne, dwelling to Home Martell. At this level in historical past, the Martells are a lesser royal home in Dorne. Nymeria varieties an alliance with their chief, Mors Martell, and collectively they conquer and unite Dorne in Nymeria’s Conflict.
If “10,000 Ships” follows these common story beats, we ought to be in for an additional epic TV sequence that looks as if “Recreation of Thrones” meets “The Odyssey,” with a feminine lead who turns into a legend. Signal us up.