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  1. Kim Shaw

    If I had to choose one thing, I’d have to say that while morally ambiguous characters are interesting and add spice to a tale, the somewhat relentless tide of dark and gritty ‘reality’ in fantasy is beginning to turn me off. As Michael J Sullivan commented recently, that must be a different ‘reality’ than the one most of us inhabit, and that there’s a good reason why the old ‘heroic’ tales lasted. Heroes needn’t be perfect, they may get things wrong, but in the real world, good people do actually do heroic things, and stand for truth and justice, and what is ‘right’. Oh – and people do fall in love 🙂 Ok, so that’s two things….

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