With the newest book in the A Song of Ice and Fire Series being delayed, fans have become very nervous in the Game of Thrones fandom. These reactions lead to very interesting ideas and discussions. With this further delay in the book series, it has become apparent that the TV series will soon catch up to the books. This is unprecedented and truly terrifying for the fans of both the books and the TV show. With one question on everyone’s minds “What Happens Next?” This article explores the world of fandom reactions when faced with such worrying news as publication delays.