In all its years, HBO’s Game of Thrones never won a Golden Globe, despite being one of the most popular and beloved shows on TV. But the spinoff prequel series House of the Dragon won Best Drama at this week’s Golden Globes, and author George R.R. Martin is very excited about this unexpected development.

“Here’s a post I did not expect to be writing,” he said on his blog.

Game of Thrones was nominated five times during its run but never won, apart from Peter Dinklage winning Best Supporting Actor. The show itself, however, never won. House of the Dragon won Best Drama for its first season, and while Martin couldn’t be in Los Angeles for the awards show (“because… well, I have a lot to do, and I am way behind on with much of it…”), he is very excited that House of the Dragon won.

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