Oh, man. Oh, boy. Let's start by highlighting three quotes here from this video.
Co-executive producer David Benioff: "This is the season that Dan and I have been anticipating from the very beginning."
Co-executive producer D.B. Weiss: "We always envisioned season three as the place we needed to get. If we made it to season three and we could do season three right, then it'd be all worthwhile."
My roommate, who has read all the books: "Fuck you for not letting me talk spoilers. Read the books."
The last one wasn't actually in this video. But the general consensus does seem to be that the Song of Ice and Fire's third book, "A Storm of Swords," is the most epic, violent, and fun work in the series. After the events at the end of the last season, I'm now having difficulty breathing. March 31, 2013, everyone. We've got four more months. Anyone else down for a quick four-month cryogenic freeze?