“So Grendel waged his lonely war, inflicting constant cruelties on the people, atrocious hurt. He took over Heorot, haunted the glittering hall after dark, but the throne itself, the treasure-seat, he was kept from approaching; he was the Lord’s outcast.” – “Beowulf,” Lines 164-169
This genre has the reputation–and notoriety–of being high-brow literature
It is not enough to read a book, but to integrate it.
This was a fantasy story I wrote years ago taking place in a fictional world resembling Dark Age England.
This is the type of YouTuber who should be shown in creative writing classes.
DISCLAIMER: This article was originally posted on Odyssey. Until I read this series, I always looked upon fantasy through the stereotypical view of basic fairy tales blown into literal epic proportions. As you can tell from the condition of the first book, I…
This review will sail into the darkness.