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Chronicles of Ancient Darkness

Series Review

 
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A Fantasy Geek’s Guide to YouTube

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Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant
 

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A Fantasy Geek’s Guide to YouTube: Weapons and Warfare

A Fantasy Geek’s Guide to YouTube: Weapons and Warfare 

YouTube is an app, a website, and a cultural phenomenon. It’s also a vast and barely-explored wilderness full of content that ranges from dynamic to dire. Whatever your interests are, there’s probably at least one channel out there for you. Still, managing to dig out the channels that cater to your own SFF needs can […]

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Five Legendary Swords of Fantasy Fiction

Five Legendary Swords of Fantasy Fiction 

This was meant to be a post about five legendary weapons of Fantasy fiction – but when I started counting them off on my fingers, there were other styles of weapon, sure, but by far and away the greatest number of any one kind were swords. Heck, if I wanted, I could just stick with […]

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The Sword – Fantasy’s Weapon of Choice

The Sword – Fantasy’s Weapon of Choice 

If you open a fantasy book, or even think of watching one of the fantasy epics on TV, you will know that fantasy is not complete without some form of weapon. Many people out there tend to ignore the weapons that their favourite heroes use in the genre. To me the weapons actually make up […]

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Fantasy Rings: The Ultimate Power Accessory

Fantasy Rings: The Ultimate Power Accessory 

We all know THE Ring. The One Ring to Rule them all. (And if you don’t, then shame on you.) The Ring is so well-known in popular culture that it was the solution to one of Isaac Asimov’s Black Widowers mysteries. And just yesterday I saw a meme online that I couldn’t help but ‘Like’ […]

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A Flintlock Fantasy Revolution?

A Flintlock Fantasy Revolution? 

Whether you call it “flintlock fantasy”, “gunpowder fantasy,” or “magic and muskets,” fantasy seems to be once again growing beyond the classic “sword and sorcery” image. Now I may be jumping the gun a bit (pun entirely intended) by labeling this a nascent fantasy subgenre. After all, the advent of any subgenre is often a […]

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