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  • Amazon shared from Recluce Tales: Stories from the World of Recluce (Saga of Recluce) by L. E. Modesitt Jr.
    One aspect of both legend and folklore that stuck out was the use of “cold iron” to break faerie magic, even to burn the creatures of faerie, or to stand against sorcery. Why iron? Why not gold or silver or copper? Not surprisingly, I didn’t find any answers in traditional folklore or even contemporary fantasy. Oh, there were more than a few examples, but no real explanations except the traditional ones along the lines of “that’s just the way it works.” For some reason, my mind went back to astronomy and astrophysics and the role that nuclear fusion has in creating a nova. In a stellar...
    Note: Interesting
  • Amazon shared from Unfettered by Terry Brooks, Naomi Novik, Brandon Sanderson, Patrick Rothfuss, Jacqueline Carey, Robert Jordan, R.A. Salvatore, Peter V. Brett, Mark Lawrence, David Anthony Durham
    Note: Buy it. Read it. Great stuff. Authors were the best and the varied stories were all unique and well worth reading, multiple times. I know, I did.
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