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Who is Elric of Melnibon√©?


A brooding anti-hero of truly epic proportions Most fantasy readers have heard of him but many don’t know him. To some, he is just a pathetic weakling who relies upon drugs or herbs to support his frail being until he … Continue reading

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Review – The Sword of Welleran


“And now the armies had come very near. Suddenly Rold leaped up, crying: ‘Welleran! And the sword of Welleran!’ And the savage, lusting sword that had thirsted for a hundred years went up with the hand of Rold and swept through a tribesman’s ribs.” Continue reading

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Ever wonder where the term “Sword and Sorcery” came from?


Ever wonder where the term “Sword and Sorcery” came from?. Reminiscing on a blog I wrote about a year and a half ago. I was just reminded of it when I read someone else’s blog that incorrectly attributed the coining … Continue reading

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Why Have Fantasy Books Gotten Thicker Over the Years?


Have you ever gone into a used book store looking for old fantasy or science fiction? You look through all the old paperbacks and all that stuff that was written in the 1970’s and thereabouts are nice concise reads of … Continue reading

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