IBNA- Illustrated Fantasy novel 'Fire & Blood' a family from the series 'A Song of Ice and Fire' by American writer George R. R. Martin has been published in Persian.
The book tells the history of House Targaryen, a family from the series 'A Song of Ice and Fire'. It is to be adapted into an upcoming HBO 'Game of Thrones' prequel called House of the Dragon. 'Fire & Blood' has been translated into Persian by Hadi Amini and released by Chatrang Publishing in Tehran in 793 pages.
Fire & Blood is illustrated in a similar fashion as 'A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms'. The book contains more than seventy-five black and white illustrations by Doug Wheatley. The first volume of Fire & Blood contains the following texts:
"The Targaryen Conquest": Aegon I Targaryen's conquest of the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. Published in more or less same version in 'The World of Ice & Fire'.
"The Peace of the Dragon": Aegon I's reign after his Conquest. While Aegon I's reign is briefly glossed over in The World of Ice & Fire, no parts of the text have been published before.
"The Sons of the Dragon": Focuses on the lives of Aegon I's sons, King Aenys I Targaryen and King Maegor I Targaryen, ending with Maegor's death and the ascension of Aenys's son Jaehaerys I Targaryen to the throne.
"Heirs of the Dragon": Being about 17,000 words long, it focuses on the reign of Jaehaerys I Targaryen and the succession crisis following the deaths of his sons.
"The Dying of the Dragons": Being about 60,000 words in length, it focuses on the great civil war known as the Dance of the Dragons, the Targaryen civil war between Rhaenyra Targaryen and her half-brother Aegon for the throne. An abridged version of 30,000 words was included in The Princess and the Queen, which was published in the anthology Dangerous Women in 2013.
"Aftermath — The Boy King and His Regents": Covering the first few years of the reign of Rhaenyra's young son Aegon III, when the realm was ruled by Aegon's regents. According to García, it is "almost as long" as 'The Dying of the Dragons' in total word count.