The rightwise born King of all England

The pen might be mightier than the sword but swords understandably played a huge part in the carving out of historical dynasties. Their prevalent position in myth reflect this dominance and significance in history. Almost every school child curious about fantasy could name you a handful of fantastical weapons from their favourite fictional worlds; Sting, …

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Book Review: The Gospel of Loki

The Norse Gods have always been something of the red-headed step-child of mythology. While their Greek and Roman counterparts have seen retellings across too many mediums to mention, the All-Father and crew are often neglected or forgotten entirely. Right now, much of our pop culture understanding of Odin and Loki is down to their portrayal …

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Compendium of Demonology!

Demonology, necromancy and witchcraft all make evocative, controversial and fascinating subject matter. These macabre subjects must have appealed as much to our ancestors as they do to us, as it seems the colourful diversions were as popular in the past as they are now. Throughout the Early Modern Period, magic and the dark power associated with it counted as a surprisingly popular pastime. Occultism and …

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