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SF & Fantasy

Poll: Which Epic Fantasy Trope Do You Dislike Most?


feist-magicianThe orphan. The dark lord. The mentoring wizard. These tropes and others infuse epic fantasy at its core. Sometimes at its detriment.

It begs the question then: Which epic fantasy trope do you dislike the most? Vote!

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SF & Fantasy

Cubicle at the End of the Universe: Chris Krovatin Edition


It’s time for another tale from the Cubicle at the End of the Universe! This go-around, Chris Krovatin lets us know the genre tropes that irk him the most.

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Suvudu

The Eleven People You Meet in the Zombie Apocalypse


The Eleven People You Meet in the Zombie Apocalypse

Lisa Bick’s zombie apocalypse novel Ashes will be released in just a few short weeks (September 6) and I can’t wait:
An electromagnetic pulse flashes across the sky, destroying every electronic device, wiping out every computerized system, and killing billions.
Alex hiked into the woods to say good-bye to her dead parents and her personal demons. Now [...]

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