Writing/History: when the war isn’t really over

A slightly different post for today, a crossover for real history and fiction. Wars are often major parts in some types of books (Sci-Fi and Fantasy included) – and, sooner or later, both books and wars reach their end. The reality (which can be used well for fiction, as I’ll mention) may lead to a bitter ending that only leaves salt-filled wounds and a base for another conflict.

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Fantasy thoughts: challenges of longevity

Fantasy literature often features creatures with lifespan significantly exceeding the lifespan of a human. In today’s post, I’ll look into some of the challenges it brings.

Warning: this post will be heavy on biological aspects of procreation. If you are afraid of science mingling with fiction, or uncomfortable around procreational topics, you might want to walk away.

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