If there’s a tricky aspect of writing fantasy, it’s writing supernatural beings, expecially gods and demigods. Today, I’ll share my thoughts why I see it as troublesome.Continue reading
Teleportation is a convenient way of travel and allows, in the hands of a skilled mage, long-distance travel in settings where the otherwise fastest way to travel is on the back of a horse (or other beast).
They are also a tool that bears some hidden dangers when it comes to power and its consequences – but also way more mundane things tied to basic geography.Continue reading
It took me a while, but ‘ve finished the second book of Shae Ford’s Fate’s forsaken series – and I’m findinf it a bit harder than usual to rate this one.Continue reading
It somehow happens that my reading in the second half of 2019 is going to be dragon-themed. After the violent Dawn of Dragons and post-apocalyptic An Empire of Ashes, I got to something a bit lighthearted.Continue reading
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.Continue reading
One of the themes sometimes appearing in fantasy are half-bloods/half-breeds/hybrids (whichever term you prefer), most often between different humanoid species. Today, I’ll share my thought about them.Continue reading