George RR Martin on Ned Stark versus Boromir

Game Of Thrones’ Ned Stark vs Lord Of The Rings’ Boromir, according to George RR Martin

Game Of Thrones Ned Stark
Game Of Thrones Ned Stark
Sean Bean as Eddard ‘Ned’ Stark in Game Of Thrones Season 1

MTV Geek ask all the important questions, such as who would win in a fight Game Of Thrones’ luckless patriarch and last honest man Ned Stark or Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring’s Boromir – both played by Sean Bean.

“I think Boromir is probably more of a warrior than Ned was,” said Martin. “Ned was more of a lord, a ruler, a diplomat, a general.

“In simple physical one-on-one combat, Boromir probably [would win].”

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