Who hasn’t thought of shooting out the eyes of the deserving with an Elven bow? We’ve all been there. But you should actually be really, really glad you haven’t been there at all. Here’s why.
Welcome to issue forty-eight of Fantasy! On tap this month… Fiction: The Sandal-Bride by Genevieve Valentine, The Dog King by Holly Black, The God Orkrem by Tanith Lee, The Lonely Songs of Laren Dorr by George R. R. Martin. Nonfiction: Three Real Historical Figures Who Embarked Upon the Hero’s Journey by Graeme McMillan, Five Fantasy Worlds That You Wouldn’t Want to Visit by Te Jefferson & J. Corbeau, Feature Interview: Steven Erikson by Andrew Bayer, From Story to Screen by LaShawn Wanak.
An illustrator’s job is to tell a story with an image. The viewer must be drawn in to study what’s going on in the picture. It’s that interaction with the audience that I find compelling.
History is filled with examples of travels grander in scale than could have been imagined beforehand, each one managing to change the world in some way as a result.