Winter Comes For George R.R. Martin During Ice Bucket Challenge

Shot on Westeros' first camera phone, apparently.

George R.R. Martin has made his living putting beloved characters through all sorts of painful experiences, but how does the "Game of Thrones" author stand up to a little cold? Not too well, apparently.

Martin took the Ice Bucket Challenge after three people, including fellow author Neil Gaiman, nominated him to help fight ALS — which everyone can do over at

The creator of all of Westeros was smart enough to take on the Ice Bucket Challenge next to a pool, but his wails suggest he wouldn't do too well in his own fictional world. "Winter came!" he screamed.

Check out the video below!