Game of Thrones, and the real reason I have an aversion to fantasy fiction…

it's not Halloween

... I've never been much of a fan of fantasy fiction mostly because the stories are made up of people whose names I can't pronounce; stupid Nordic, elfish sounding names with too many vowels and unnecessary "y"s living in some pseudo-medieval time, that have a genealogy longer and more dry than a phone book. I can never keep up with who sired who in the House of Whatever from the regal blood line of Lord Whosit. There's that and [whisper] the other thing. Sometimes the fans of this type of genre … [Read more...]