This series has long been on my future reading list. Have to finish the Hyperion series first (I know I'm way behind most folks in the reading department). I was excited to find out that this was being adapted for TV, and I got giddy when they showed that teaser last night - and I haven't even read one page.
Is the plan still to have one season = one book? Considering it's HBO, Martin's got plenty of time to finish the series. :-)
Roy's scene, while realistic, was pretty jarring. Having an abusive meltdown really takes the air out of the show. A bit of humour was salvaged when Roy's brother just joined in on the carnage without even knowing what the problem was.