Tag Archives: George R.R. Martin

Bookshelf: Terra Incognita

The Edge of the World is book one of Kevin J. Anderson’s Terra Incognita trilogy. The trilogy is set in a Byzantium / Crusades style world, immediately putting itself beyond the herd of faux-Europe off-the-shelf fantasies. Anderson’s world is dominated by two … Continue reading

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I want to be overrated. This thought comes out of a weekend post on social media, in which a writer asked what books of the last thirty years other people had found to be the most overrated.  It’s a fair … Continue reading

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Bookshelf: The Crown and the Dragon

This is the story of a princess whose people have been subjugated by a foreign power and the outlaw who is her unlikely companion. Elenn is fated to be a paladin, and bears a magical artifact of tremendous destiny, but … Continue reading

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Fantasy Languages

Invented languages have deep roots in fantasy literature — Tolkien was a linguist, and his Middle Earth is driven by the languages he devised. According to this article, Hollywood is now getting interested.  Interestingly, it turns out that George R.R. … Continue reading

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