Waiting is over. The calm before the storm has morphed into a hurricane.
This was me during the last third of this volume:
Repeatedly. Holy cow. I expected a pretty horrific battle, but the consequences of this one where more than I had bargained for. Did this many main characters die in the TV series? Wow. And that decapitation was something else… *shudders*
How can they recover from that? Who is even left to regroup? What will they do next? Crazy. Eat your heart out, GRR Martin!