These are off the cuff, and those who've done timelines probably have a clearer sense, but this is in the right ballpark: AGoT covers the most time -- approximately 1 year. ACoK seems to cover rough 6 months ASoS covers about 4 months AFfC covers about 6 months ADwD covers about the same six months, and adds one-two months (there's an exception to this that I won't get into because of spoilers) So, all told, characters are about 2.5 years older than they were at the very start of AGoT. Just