Quote Originally Posted by 123456789blaaa View Post
Most of the time I have heard nothing but praise for the above series. However there have been some instances of criticism. Since I enjoy hearing critiques and the playground is a place full of fairly intelligent, well-read people I have decided to ask my question here.

What are the problems with the "A song of ice and fire" series?
Varys face-heel turn makes no sense, and ruins one of the best characters.

The series is too cynical, unrealistically so IMO, with a dearth of good and noble characters.