“Tough Traveling” is a weekly Thursday feature created by Nathan at Review Barn where participants make a new list each week based on The Tough Guide to Fantasyland by Diana Wynne Jones. This hilarious little book cheerfully pokes fun at the most prevalent tropes in fantasy. All are welcome to take part, and there is a link
In SAGA VOL. 2 we have not one, not two, but three tough chicks kicking booty and making no apologies for it. Hallelujah!
A diverse adult fantasy set in an alternate China, THE SCROLL OF YEARS by Chris Willrich is a wonderful addition to any fantasy fan’s shelves.
This week’s trope is TOWERS:
TURNCOATS are people who change to the side of the DARK LORD in mid-tour.