Originally Posted by Term
Sounds like Martin is a bit slow in writing these. They are worried the show might catch up with him. He doesn't look like a young man either.
Source - TVRage.com
Reminds me of Robert Jordan who straight up died before Wheel of Time came to anything approaching a satisfying conclusion.
I think Martin has a better chance of finishing his saga though.
His helmet was stifling, it narrowed his vision. And he must see far. His shield was heavy. It threw him off balance. And his target is far away.