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History for the fantasy buff: After Man

This is not actually history, but it’s relevant in the sense of, how do we use what we know of history to speculate about possible futures? This book begins with the premise that humankind has self-destructed. 50 million years go … Continue reading

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History for the fantasy buff: dwarf elephants

Continuing on a theme of extinct animals that can be resurrected or reinvented in fantasy novels (or even historical novels), one great source for interesting species is islands. So many species from the mainland traveled somehow to islands, became separated … Continue reading

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