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Welcome to Lyrian: Fantasy Worldbuilding

Once upon another time, I created a world for a dystopian/rebellion themed story called Gearhard Metropolis. It was a sprawling, busy, reckless city that embraced the feudal system fiercely by dividing the city into the Inner and Outer city, the poor on the outskirts, the rich smack-dab in the middle. 656 more words

Fantasy

Dragons and Wizards and Knights (oh my!)

Most readers, however harsh, cynical, world-weary, or Dystopian-loving, have a soft spot somewhere in there heart for the fantasy genre.

Even those who renounce the supposed “childish” ideals of magic, knights, and bravery can be caught sneaking around with a Tolkien novel tucked in their “The Beautiful and the Damned” Barnes and Nobel book bag. 130 more words

Fantasy