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Hidden in the forgotten rooms of a house and in cluttered corners are little supernatural children who perform chores in exchange for food and treats. Even though they are personable and happy on their good days, they are considered to be evil spirits called brownies. Brownies aren’t just the girls who knock on your door […]
For many of us the words elf and fantasy are as intertwined in our minds as peanut butter and jelly. What self-respecting lover of fantasy among us has not spent major time exploring the many nations of elves out there? You could easily argue that one of the most enjoyable parts of sinking your teeth […]
Ever glimpsed a spark of light moving around fertile trees? You experienced the sight for picking up on elf activity. Elves are angelic tree-spirits that reside side by side with angels in heaven. Although they originated in Germany, their sprits migrated across Europe, into Scandinavia and through Great Britain. Iceland has the largest population of […]
I have no doubt that those of you reading this have a fair sized book collection and can admit to owning at least a few novels on your shelves that, perhaps, are coated in a thick layer of dust. These poor little guys have generally been purchased on a whim while just “taking a look” […]
When most people think classic fantasy, they might think Tolkien, and then they might think elves. And with good reason: elves have been in fantasy for a very long time, and they’ve been a topic for discussion and varied debate on Fantasy-Faction before. I also talked about elves and their place in fantasy with Iron […]
Chris Evans, military non-fiction editor and author of the completed Iron Elves Trilogy, is a Canadian writer whose first fantasy trilogy takes a look at what a classic fantasy world might look like two hundred years on: with a clear Napoleonic vibe and a marriage of Kipling and Tolkien, Evans’ work brings something very new […]
Elves Once Walked With Gods was perhaps one of the most raved about new series in 2010. Author James Barclay is indeed one of the most accomplished British authors in the genre and when you add his name to the word ‘elves’, perhaps it was inevitably going to be an intriguing novel. James is most […]