[LMB] Saints and the Bastard

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Feb 27 21:55:22 GMT 2020



> On Feb 27, 2020, at 11:56 AM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Let's not have any Sorting Hats, please.
> 
> (For some reason, a lot of recent books and movies intended for teens
> involve rigid classification into hierarchies, with the protagonist always
> transcending that hierarchy.  It's extremely tiresome.)

Agreed.

I also don’t like the “little lost prince” fantasy, who when he defeats the usurper, will of course, rule wisely.


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