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Fiefdoms of the Fay

I wrote years ago about how, largely due to Shakespeare’s influence, Oberon and Titania are often regarded as the rulers of the fairies, appearing in a lot of different media. I mentioned a few other fairy queens in the post, … Continue reading

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Stars and Garters

I’m not really that sure how well Stardust did with the general public. The IMDb page gives it a high user rating, but I’m guessing people who are lukewarm toward it didn’t bother voting. Also, it looks like it didn’t … Continue reading

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Fallen Stars and Fallen Djinn

Stardust, by Neil Gaiman – A pretty interesting, if sometimes confusing, journey through the realm of Faerie with the half-fay Tristran Thorn. I think some of the confusion is done on purpose, to give the impression that Faerie is a … Continue reading

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