A Game of Thrones By George R.R. Martin. Bran's brother, Jon Snow, rides north to join the brotherhood of the Night's Watch. Martin's fantasy masterwork A Game of Thrones. Bran Stark lies broken, in a coma from which he may never awaken. And his mother, Catelyn, is worn out with grieving. Death comes to Winterfell in the fourth installment of Daniel Abraham's thrilling adaptation of George R.