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Parent: CL Short Story Project 2.0: Topic Discussion

  1. #625192013-08-12 18:53:23DarkChaplain said:

    That's why I asked about more classic "Sword & Sorcery" fantasy. Not urban fantasy, not science fantasy, not historic fantasy etc.

    Sword and sorcery (S&S), or heroic fantasy, is a sub-genre of fantasy and historical fantasy, generally characterized by sword-wielding heroes engaged in exciting and violent conflicts. An element of romance is often present, as is an element of magic and the supernatural. Unlike works of high fantasy, the tales, though dramatic, focus mainly on personal battles rather than world-endangering matters.

    Wikipedia, yo.

    For completeness, here's a short snippet on Heroic Fantasy from Wikipedia, as it was also mentioned above:

    Frequently, the protagonist is reluctant to be a champion, is of low or humble origin, and has royal ancestors or parents but does not know it. Though events are usually beyond their control, they are thrust into positions of great responsibility where their mettle is tested in a number of spiritual and physical challenges. Although it shares many of the basic themes of Sword and Sorcery the term 'Heroic fantasy' is often used to avoid the garish overtones of the former.

    Now, does that like something people would like to experiment with?

  2. #625272013-08-12 19:30:39hellstorm901 said:

    So things like boy/girl and friend/s go to fight evil sorcerer (Or similar magic branded villain) or (Evil random generic monster) out of personal attachment to needing to fight these things counts as this sub genre?