George RR Martin, the mastermind behind the 'A Song of Ice and Fire' novels, and recent HBO adaptation 'Game of Thrones' is giving a fan a "grisly" end – by writing their death in a novel in exchange for a £20,000 donation to his favourite charities.
The prize is part of his fundraising campaign in aid of the Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary and The Food Depot, both operating in New Mexico. The author is offering a string of prizes, including a writing their death in a future A Song of Ice and Fire novel. Heres a breakdown of the prizes!
- £20,000 - Enter a draw to become the ‘Martyr’ donator, allowing them to choose their character’s station in the novel before they die. There is one male and one female character available, according to the author.
- £7,500 - Gains the title of ‘King’ donator and will be sent Martin’s “well worn” sailor’s cap in the post.
- £10 - will be entered into a draw to meet Martin in Sante Fé, before being taking on a helicopter ride with him to the wolf sanctuary for a guided tour.
Check out the promotional video below!
Over 60 wolves and wolf-dogs live at the Wild Spirit sanctuary, most of whom were rescued from captivity and so do not have the skills to survive in the wild.