Fantasy thoughts: teleports, jet lag, and time zones

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.

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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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