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Drow Something

As I said in my last post, it’s difficult to determine exactly how Dark Elves fit into Norse mythology, as information about them is scant. Snorri Sturluson mentions the Ljosalfar (Light Elves) and Dokkalfar (Dark Elves), claiming that the former … Continue reading

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Gnolls on a Roll

I’ve never played Dungeons and Dragons, but you can’t really deny its place in the realm of fantasy, both as a repository of creatures and concepts from earlier myths and stories and an influence on later ones. I was thinking … Continue reading

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