In this second section of a three-part journey, I’ll be examining each of the major sub-genres of fantasy more closely. In the first part, we looked at the history and evolution of the fantasy genre as a whole. This time, we will be focusing more on the content and differences of the four major sub-genres of fantasy literature. In the third part, we will explore the more niche sub-genres and sub-sub-genres that tackle very specific themes.
Join me next for part three of The Fantasy Genre, where we will continue to explore the sub-genres of fantasy literature. This next installment will look at the more specifically defined subgenres such as urban fantasy, flintlock fantasy, and dark fantasy. See you again soon!
I have hinted in the past about some epic fantasy brewing in the background. I’m still in the planning phases, but have a general idea for a concept and have put together an aesthetic that hints at the feel of it.
The immortals of the faewilde have been waging a war for millenia, and the fallout from this conflict is starting to affect reality as we know it. One man has the power to end the war. Can a mortal put an end to a conflict older than memory itself, or is the world doomed to destruction as it is torn asunder by the magic of the fae?