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After just one episode, HBO has announced plans to pick up a second season of Game of Thrones after its initial, 10-episode run is complete. Whether two seasons can even scratch the surface of George R. R. Martin's beyond-epic A Song of Ice and Fire book series remains to be seen, but it should be fun (and complex!) watching them try.

Game of Thrones: What is going on?

"We are delighted by the way David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have brought George R. R. Martin's amazing book series to the screen, and thrilled by the support of the media and our viewers," said HBO's Michael Lombardo in a statement.

Game of Thrones' most chilling moment: Bran's downfall

The premiere episode of the critically acclaimed, Internet-dissected series delivered a decent 4.2 million viewers over its first three airings.