'Game of Thrones' fans furious after series finale failed to live up to expectationsAfter eight seasons of dragons, sword fights, ice zombies and massive battles, 'Game of Thrones' fans finally got the answer to the question, 'Who will end up on the Iron Throne?' Unfortunately, for many fans, that answer was pretty underwhelming. With big swings being taken left and right in the series finale, it seems opinions on the HBO hit show's final season were as cold as the winter that finally came.\u201cGame of Thrones\u201d author George R.R. Martin hinted at what\u2019s next for the acclaimed fantasy series following the finale of its HBO television adaptation Sunday night and teased fans with how the books may end differently \u2014 or not.Martin, 70, paid tribute to the show on his\u00a0blog Monday, calling the experience "a wild ride.\u201d\u00a0He wrote that while the finale \u201cwas an ending ... it was also a beginning.\u201d'GAME OF THRONES' STAR NIKOLAJ COSTER-WALDAU PROPOSES SEQUEL SERIES\u201cWinter is coming, I told you, long ago \u2026 and so it is,\u201d he wrote.\n Martin wrote that he expects the final two books to fill 3000 manuscript pages.\n The author promised fans he\u2019s hard at work on the book series\u2019 next installment, "The Winds of Winter." He wrote he knows it's late "but it will be done." He's just not saying when. He said "A Dream of Spring," the final book in the series, will follow.Many fans have voiced their disappointment over the writing and character development of the final season. But Martin stressed he was \u201cworking in a very different medium\u201d than showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss.'GAME OF THRONES' SERIES FINALE HAS ALL EYES ON POTENTIAL PREQUELS AND SPINOFFS FROM HBO\u201cThey had six hours for this final season,\u201d Martin wrote.\u00a0\u201cI expect these last two books of mine will fill 3,000 manuscript pages between them before I\u2019m done \u2026 and if more pages and chapters and scenes are needed, I\u2019ll add them.\u201dMartin also teased fans over whether the books will end the same way as the show.\u201cWell\u2026 yes. And no. And yes. And no. And yes. And no. And yes,\u201d he said.'PAWN STARS' RICK HARISON APPRAISES RARE 'GAME OF THRONES' BOOK, SAYS AMERICANS AREN'T LEARNING FROM HISTORYMartin explained the\u00a0books will reveal the fates of many characters who never made it onto the small screen adaptation. He also reminded fans that some characters who died on the show are still alive in the books."The readers will learn what happened Jeyne Poole, Lady Stoneheart, Penny and her pig, Skahaz Shavepate, Arianne Martell, Darkstar, Victarion Greyjoy, Ser Garlan the Gallant, Aegon VI, and a myriad of other characters both great and small that viewers of the show never had the chance to meet,\u201d he noted.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPTo fans wondering whether the \u201creal\u201d ending is in the books or TV show, Martin suggested they decide for themselves.\u201cHow about this? I\u2019ll write it. You read it.\u00a0Then everyone can make up their own mind, and argue about it on the Internet,\u201d the author wrote.