In the latter half of this volume, you will notice certain of the viewpoint characters from A Feast for Crows popping up again. And that means just what you think it means: the narrative has moved past the time frame of Feast, and the two streams have The Dance of the Dragons, also known as the Dying of the Dragons, was a civil war during Targaryen rule of the Seven Kingdoms.
A Dance of Dragons was originally the title of the second novel in the sequence, when Martin still envisaged the series as ... With Joshua Bangle, Garret Storms, Megan Shipman, Madeleine Morris. Combining chemistry with weapons to create a powerful spell-like magic, bounty hunters Gaius and Gigina have their work cut out for them. A DANCE WITH DRAGONS A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE: BOOK FIVE In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance—beset by newly emerging threats from every direction.