HBO's hit series A GAME OF THRONES is based on George R R Martin's internationally bestselling series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A STORM OF SWORDS: STEEL AND SNOW is the FIRST part of the third volume in the series. 'Nobody does fantasy quite like Martin' Sunday Times Winter approaches Westeros like an angry beast. The Seven Kingdoms are divided by revolt and blood feud.Beyond the Wall, a horde of hungry, savage people steeped in the dark magic of the wilderness is poised to invade the Kingdom of the North. Throughout Westeros, the war of the Iron Throne rages more fiercely than ever, but if the Wall is breached, no king - or queen - will live to claim it. A STORM OF SWORDS, PART ONE: STEEL AND SNOW, the first half of Book Three of A Song of Ice and Fire, continues the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age.