Thursday, February 18, 2016

Five 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
Midkemia/Kelewan (The Riftwar Saga by Raymond E. Feist)
  • Different cultures may be driven by fundamentally different histories, different views of the world, and views of what is important.
  • Caring for all of humanity is as important as loyalty to any specific nation or group.
  • A misspent youth does not doom one to a wasted life, especially when offered options.
  • Friends may go on widely different paths as they grow, but true friendship accepts change.
  • If I can’t have a fire lizard, I’ll settle for a drake.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue