Thursday, February 18, 2016

Five top fantasy worlds with real world lessons

Randy Henderson is the author of the “dark and quirky” contemporary fantasy novel, Finn Fancy Necromancy, and its sequel, Bigfootloose and Finn Fancy Free. One fictional world that had an impact on his view or understanding of the real world, as shared at
Valdemar (The Last Herald Mage and Heralds of Valdemar by Mercedes Lackey)
  • Have faith in who you are—who you are by nature is not “wrong.”
  • If the people around you are toxic, there’s a group somewhere that will love and support you for who you are.
  • But also beware of living in a bubble of like-minded supportive voices and forgetting that there’s a whole world out there with differing views who might hate or resent you, particularly if you shut yourself off from them so they don’t learn to do differently.
  • I want to control things with my mind.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue