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Indistinguishable From Magic

Remember Tom Cruise’s amazing computer display in Minority Report? Well, today that technology is a reality.

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Author Spotlight: Jeremiah Tolbert

For me, scary stuff is like, “Will I be able to pay my rent this month?” I don’t get disturbed by the idea of the living dead, or unknowable cosmic horror.

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Talking to the Dead

What are the real-world examples and practices of necromancy? And do you really have to dress like Dracula’s flamboyant goth cousin to be a necromancer?

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Author Spotlight: Holly Phillips

I’m definitely not a fan of the military mentality, particularly because of the way it can overwrite ordinary people’s moral codes with one that’s a lot more ruinous.

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Feature Interview: Jennifer Yuh Nelson, director of Kung Fu Panda 2

We try to treat the pandas and Po with the utmost emotional respect, but that’s based on the fact that they are people we care about as opposed to whether they’re pandas or not.

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Author Spotlight: Cat Rambo

The story owes a great deal to Fritz Leiber’s “The Sinful Ones,” which horrified and fascinated me when I read it in high school.

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Back To Bordertown

It’s been thirteen years since the Way to Bordertown mysteriously closed. But now editors Ellen Kushner and Holly Black have re-opened it to us with Welcome to Bordertown.

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Author Spotlight: Alaya Dawn Johnson

One of the things I love about the Bordertown setting is both the fickleness and possibility of magic. The fact that it works sometimes—producing wonders or disasters or nothing at all.

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Editorial, June 2011

Welcome to issue fifty-one of Fantasy Magazine! Here’s what we’ve got on tap this month. Fiction: “A Prince of Thirteen Days” by Alaya Dawn Johnson, “You Have Been Turned Into a Zombie By a Friend” by Jeremiah Tolbert, “Virgin of the Sands” by Holly Phillips, “The Immortality Game” by Cat Rambo. Nonfiction: “Back to Bordertown” by Mia Nutick, “Indistinguishable From Magic” by Abby Fichtner, “Talking to the Dead” by Randy Henderson, “Feature Interview: Jennifer Yuh Nelson, Director of Kung Fu Panda 2” by Andrew Penn Romine.

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Feature Interview: Dragon Age II Developers David Gaider & Heather Rabatich

To find out how to tell a story on the scale of Dragon Age II, and how this game distinguishes itself from its predecessor, Fantasy Magazine checked in with DA2’s senior writer David Gaider and Associate Producer Heather Rabatich.