Originally Posted by rebkell
I'm waiting on my Kindle Fire, I'll need it first.
I'm just waiting on Otto to respond, but I guess he hasn't got time to look up, while plowing through 3000+ pages of The Game of Thrones
Bleary-eyed Otto here
I've gotten to the point in the book where Ned is about to lose his head. That's not a spoiler because everyone on this thread should know about that now. If not, I apologize. Somebody pointed this out before but watching the first two seasons, and then reading the books is really kind of nice. I know exactly what the characters look so those images are fixed in my mind's eye. The books flesh out the storyline in a lot more detail than HBO does but that's a good thing. It helps me with the overall understanding of who's who and why they did, or are doing, what they are doing. Unfortunately, there's no way I can finish the first 4 books by the time my 21 days library check-out is up. I'm on a waiting list for a 2 book series so hopefully that will become available and I can continue with my quest. I'd like to finish at least the first 3 books before Series 3 ends so we'll see. I could buy the book series from Amazon for my Kindle but that's $30 or so and free is, well, free
However, reading on the Kindle Fire is a lot more enjoyable than I thought, and very convenient. The downside is that the charge on the Kindle is no where near the charge on the Kindle Paperwhite. My wife has the Paperwhite and she charges her about twice a month and she is constantly using hers. The Fire lasts about 2-3 days if you keep the WiFi off. Breaks over, back to my reading.......
I forgot to add that I'm still having a little difficulty separating Lord Bailish from Carcetti on The Wire, because the actor is the same and the characters are similar in a lot of ways.Edited by Otto Pylot - 3/14/13 at 12:44pm