Aug 29, 2013
flags flying the Dissecting World duo man the barricades &
storm China Melville's revolutionary fantasy novel 'The Iron
Council. In so doing they shunt through such topics as:
Industrialisation & Imperialism
Terrorism v Freedom Fighting
coffee house & twitter revolutionaries
Steaming through universes as divergent as Tolkien, Adrian
Tchaikovsky's Shadows of the Apt, Game of Thrones & Conan's
Hyboria they consider:
Does fantasy have to be conservative ?
revolution narratives need a certain technological base ?
democratic nature of guns (& or crossbows).
Kehaars blog post on guns in fantasy mentioned is here