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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match–Villains!: 8) Lord Soth versus 21) Fenris the Feared


Fearsome Death Knight versus a man without fear…


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SF & Fantasy

25 Years of Spectra: DRAGON WING (1990) by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman


Twenty years ago, one of my favorite series began with Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman’s Dragon Wing. Having grown up on a steady diet of Dragonlance novels, I was primed for a stand-alone series by Margaret and Tracy, and The Death Gate Cycle didn’t disappoint. A great fantasy premise, strong characters, and the [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match 2010, Round 2: 6) Raistlin Majere versus 11) Albus Dumbledore


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Image courtesy of Warner Bros.

Raistlin MajereMage of High Sorcery, Hero of the Lance

Age:
Late 20s

Race:
Human

Weapons / Artifacts:
Staff of Magius

Special Attack:
Magic!

Albus DumbledoreOrder of Merlin, First Class

Age:
128

Race:
Human

Weapons / Artifacts:
Wand

Special Attack:
Can use frickin’ magic

Advantages

Extremely intelligent and cunning
Powerful wizard
Incredibly loyal and protective brother–who’s also one of the best fighters on Ansalon

Advantages

Disarmingly charming–lulls you into a [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Cage Match 2010, Round 1: 6) Raistlin Majere versus 27) Ender Wiggin


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Image courtesy of Marvel Comics

Raistlin MajereMage of High Sorcery, Hero of the Lance

Age:
Late 20s

Race:
Human

Weapons / Artifacts:
Staff of Magius

Special Attack:
Magic!

Ender WigginCommander of Dragon Army (in space)

Age:
8 years old

Race:
Human

Weapons / Artifacts:
Laser

Special Attack:
Can destroy an entire planet without knowing it

Advantages

Extremely intelligent and cunning
Powerful wizard
Incredibly loyal and protective brother–who’s also one of the best [...]

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