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Funny: how to tell you're in a high fantasy novel
« on: February 02, 2015, 05:52:03 PM »
Both the article and the additions in the comments, hehehe

http://the-toast.net/2015/01/23/tell-high-fantasy-novel/
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Re: Funny: how to tell you're in a high fantasy novel
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2015, 06:03:33 PM »
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Your mother affectionately chides you as you gulp down a few spoonfuls of porridge; she will be dead by page forty-two.

That one had me laughing. Great list all over! :D

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Re: Funny: how to tell you're in a high fantasy novel
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2015, 07:17:14 PM »
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The real trouble began the day you arrived at court. Every last nobleman hides a viper in his smile. How you long for the purity of life in your village, which is currently on fire or something.
Read more at http://the-toast.net/2015/01/23/tell-high-fantasy-novel/#GjqW2b2kwA61GuSm.99

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Re: Funny: how to tell you're in a high fantasy novel
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2015, 08:31:47 PM »
 :P
If there's one thing I've learned by being here is that the list of fantasy types is as big as my arm and hardly anyone agrees on the definitions hehe - so I just copied the title.

(speaking of which, do a search on that subject, we had a really nice and long thread about it around a year ago... very interesting)
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