Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George. Religion has always played a principal role in George R.R. Martin's world of Ice and Fire, with most of Westeros worshiping the Faith of the. R'hllor, alternatively known as the Lord of Light, is a deity widely worshiped on the continent of Essos. The Lord of Light has been described as a "fire god " and.