This is my personal list of favourite fantasy cities, towns, castles and villages. Join in and leave a comment below!
- Marienburg (Warhammer)
- Helm’s Deep (LOTR)
- The Imperial City (Elder Scrolls)
- Adua (The First Law)
- Stormwind City (Warcraft)
- Ankh-Morpork (Discworld)
- Avalon (King Arthur)
- Altdorf (Warhammer)
- Midgar (Final Fantasy VII)
- Minas Tirith (LOTR)
That was not an easy list. I know I’ve missed out some awesome cities. Let me know which ones!
Welcome to this week’s Epic List of the Week! As always, you can let us know if you agree/disagree with our list by leaving a comment below.
We missed last week’s Fiction Friday: The Story, but rest assured it will be along this week!
- ‘Hmm, I’m not sure if you should touch that sword. It’s glowing an awful lot…’
- ‘There’s no way you can hit me with that bow and arrow from all the way over th–‘
- ‘Zombies? Yeah. I’m 100% sure you stake them through the heart.’
- ‘Werewolves? Trust me on this. Get the garlic crusher.’
- ‘A sea monster? Well, I don’t see anything… apart from this huge dark cavern.’
- ‘If you’re really a demon prince, why don’t you prove it?’
- ‘What kind of giant evil chicken god are you? Why, you couldn’t even squash a fly! You chicken or something?’
- ‘It’s our last chance to defeat evil! Just put that cursed amulet in the slot on the pedestal and pull that lever.’
- ‘When the wizard said it was a bad idea to experiment with our powers, I’m sure he wasn’t referring to genocide… right?’
- ‘A horse? Nahhhh! I want to ride that huge thing with the spiky back!’
Come on, I dare you to tell me those were rubbish!
Welcome to the second Epic List of the Week! I want to hear your suggestions to add to the list, so drop a comment below.
- Excalibur (King Arthur)
- The One Ring (Lord of the Rings)
- Stormbringer (Elric)
- Frostmourne (Warcraft)
- The Infinite Gauntlet (Marvel Universe)
- The Flying Carpet (Aladdin)
- Elder Wand (Harry Potter)
- Dagger of Time (Prince of Persia)
- Necromantic Bells (Abhorsen)
- Hermes’ Winged Sandals (Ancient Mythology)
Got anything to add?
Here’s our new Monday feature, Epic List of the Week! I’m sure I’ve missed out some famous characters and some personal favourites of yours, so join in and let everyone know who else should be included in the list! You can leave a comment on this post underneath or you can click ‘Leave a Comment’ just above.
- Tyrion Lannister
- Bilbo Baggins
- Gotrek Gurnisson
- Muradin Bronzebeard
- Dobby the House Elf
- Gimli, Son of Gloin
- Frodo Baggins
- High Tinker Gelbin Mekkatorque
- Gilius Thunderhead
Don’t forget, you can still enter the Fiction Friday weekly contest! You could have your writing featured on the blog on Friday! Just visit this link.
As it’s the weekend, I thought I’d post a simple list of the top ten fantasy books I’m really looking forward to reading. Enjoy!
- The Painted Man by Peter V. Brett
- Magician by Raymond E. Feist
- The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
- The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
- Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence
- Theft of Swords by Michael J. Sullivan
- A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
- The Gormenghast Trilogy by Mervyn Peake
- The Emperor’s Knife by Mazarkis Williams
- Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed (On its way!)