Fantasy Tropes and Stereotypes

Fantasy Tropes

Discussions of fantasy tropes and stereotypes may include: The Chosen One, The Dark Lord, The Quest, The Hero's Journey, The Lost Heir, The Evil Empire, Prophecies, etc.

Fantasy Stereotypes

We'll also talk about magic systems and fantasy world building, including races and racism, social structures, politics, religion, and everything we face in real life that fantasy addresses. When possible, I'll include examples from current and historical works. Let me know if there's a particular fantasy trope or stereotype you'd like to see discussed.