A Song of Ice and Fire mastermind George R.R. Martin has finally offered his thoughts on HBO developing several new Game of Thrones series based in Westeros… and beyond.

In a massive LiveJournal blog post on Sunday night, Martin served up several interesting tidbits about the new series that are in the works. Here are some easily-digestible highlights:

Whew! Lots of good new info there. What do you think of HBO and GRRM’s plans for Game of Thrones spinoffs “successor shows”?