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Watch George R.R. Martin judge a Game of Thrones costume contest

Watch George R.R. Martin judge a Game of Thrones costume contest

Sure, you're bound to see a few people dressed as Game of Thrones characters this Halloween — but how many will have the personal endorsement of series creator George R.R. Martin?

Late Night with Seth Meyers invited Martin to judge a Game of Thrones costume contest, and he looked over hundreds of contenders before leveling his final verdict: Melisanre, Hodor, and a couple Khaleesis. It's an impressive lineup, but in the end, Martin settles on a costume so accurate that even diehard Game of Thrones fans might think it's straight from the show. Check it out for yourself below. --Scott Meslow