[LMB] Paladin of Souls - how intentional are the parallels between Ista and Christ?

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Oct 3 23:14:43 BST 2016

> On Oct 3, 2016, at 3:26 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> People generally prefer fantasy to history - not least because we can make
> happy endings come about more reliably in fantasy.  Actual history is
> usually pretty ugly.

Lots of fantasy is pretty ugly too.   But so much of history is written about victors in war.   Just because they the victors *liked* war doesn’t mean it wasn’t ugly.

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