The series takes placed in the fictional realms of Westeros and Essos and interweaves numerous plot lines with a large group of characters. The first sequential arc follows a civil war among several noble houses for the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms. The following covers the attempts to reclaim the throne by the exiled last scion of the realm’s deposed controlling regime; the third records the increasing threat of the impending winter and the mythical creatures and savage peoples of the North. The novels and their adaptation originate some aspects of their settings, characters, and design from many events of European history. The principal Influence for the works in these books is the English Wars of the Roses (1455–85) amongst the houses of Lancaster and York, giving you Martin’s examples of the houses of Lannister and Stark. Most of the Westeros societal explanation is suggestive of High Medieval Western Europe, with its castles and chivalrous tournaments. The cunning Cersei, for example, invites to memory Isabella, the “she-wolf of France” (1295–1358). She and her family prompted Martin, as described in Maurice Druon’s popular novel series The Accused Kings, in particular. Other ancient inspirations for components of the group comprise of Hadrian’s Wall (this became Martin’s great ice wall in the north). The legend of Atlantis relates to(ancient Valyria), Byzantine “Greek fire” (“wildfire”), Icelandic stories of the Viking Age (the Ironborn). The Mongol hordes (the Dothraki), and details from the Hundred Years’ War (1337–1453) and the Italian Renaissance (c. 1400–1500). The series’ high demand has been credited in part to Martin’s skill at blending these different elements into a full seamless presentation; that appears convincing on its terms as an alternative history. Enticing masses of fans to watch and enjoy this grand tale of heroism and violence.