More than a decade ago, as a teenager under a different alias (I can no longer remember the password for that account), I started a thread suggesting that aSoIaF had the potential to win a mainstream mass following:

http://www.sffworld.com/forums/showt...ed!-Recruiting

As a massive fan of the books I was delighted when the TV show was announced. And it is now the most watched show in the USA by some calculations.

GRRM has won over the masses just as I predicted all those years ago! And to think that people dismissed the idea hehehe