George R.R. Martin won’t add 13-year-old begging for ‘gruesome’ death to next novel

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Two huge Game of Thrones fans recently earned spots in a future novel from George R.R. Martin by donating $20,000 to causes close to the author’s heart. Sadly, 13-year-old “Jack B.” wasn’t one of those winners. But when Jack’s father showed him a news article about the charity campaign, the young teen felt inspired to donate his “pocket money” in hopes that Martin might consider adding just one more person to the next A Song of Ice and Fire book.

The only problem is that teenagers usually aren’t carrying around a ton of pocket money. Jack’s contribution amounted to just £153 (approximately $259.90 USD), but he made sure to include a handwritten note pleading his case. “Wolves are my most favorite animal,” the boy wrote to Martin….

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