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This is a really great post from a fellow story lover and Lady after my own heart! It’s all stuff I’ve touched on and will touch on again, but heartening that someone else thinks along similar lines. Enjoy

Bound and Gagged

“It is through fantasy that children achieve catharsis. It is the best means they have for taming Wild Things.”

-Maurice Sendak

I love fantasy. I love epics (which, as much some stuffy Classics majors might fight it, are fantasy). Sure, dragons are awesome and who wouldn’t want to be a waterbender or get their Hogwarts letter or smoke some pipeweed after a long day’s work tilling Shire earth? But that’s not why I love fantasy.

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