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Here She Come A-Slytherin

I recently saw a post on Tumblr pointing out something about the Harry Potter books that I hadn’t really thought about before but is pretty weird. Slytherin is full of rich kids, yet their dormitories are in a dank, slimy … Continue reading

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Fantasy Values

As someone who’s read a fair amount of both British and American fantasy, I have to wonder if there’s a significant difference in the values they portray. There’s a mention in this article (which, by the way, I discuss in … Continue reading

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