3 November 2010 7:27 PM, PDT | thetorchonline | See recent thetorchonline news »

Back again for another highly opinionated -- some might even say downright cranky -- look at some element of the fantasy genre. You've been warned! When Did Fantasy Stop Being About Swords And Sorcery?

Whenever I tell people I edit a website devoted to fantasy-themed entertainment, they usually say the same thing: "Oh, wizards and sorcery and quests and stuff like that?"

Usually, I just nod and say, "Yup!"

But if I'm in the mood to give a more complicated answer (and if I think the listener actually wants to hear it!), I say, "Well, swords and sorcery are a part of it. »

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