[LMB] Arthurian and AKICOTL: OT: Commited MC couples in
Mervi.Hamalainen at uta.fi
Sat Apr 22 13:25:43 BST 2006
Snipping again heavily.
> From: "B. Ross Ashley" <redlion at sff.net>
> I've been wracking my brain as to the subject of a
> Guinevere-Arthur-Lancelot triplet and can't come up with anything,
> unless _The Lance Thrower_, Jack Whyte's sequel to _Chlothar the Frank_,
> is that way ... haven't picked it up yet.
In one of the reviews on Amazon it's mentioned that Arthur is only
seen in the last couple of pages, so I doubt it. Pity.
> From: "Paula Lieberman" <paal at gis.net>
>> Ok, I went and said in public that 98% of fantasy with romance is a
>> boy-meets-girl or a girl-meets-boy variety. That part of the problem of
> It's lower than that, when e.g. adding in YA fantasy.
True. Since we don't have a separate YA books I keep forgetting that.
the first book
> at least of Michelle Sagara's series which starts off with the novel Cast in
> Shadow (second one due out in I think June or so) is NOT a romance novel.
She's in my to-read-list. That sounds very, very interesting and I've
bumped her up on my list. I've always interested in reading about
> What about e.g. Beloved Exile by Parke Godwin?
Isn't Arthur dead in that one?
> A lot has to do with the age of the protagonist(s) and the culture.
That's very true. Many, many fantasy MCs are teenagers.
Thanks for everybody for the suggestions.
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