Rings of Power Episode 3: Postmodern high fantasy comes of age

Critics of Rings of Power accuse it of woke idealism in comparison to the earthy realism of House of the Dragon. ‘No one kneels in Numenor,’ the third episode opens. The iron throne demands that we kneel. There are, it seems to me, five ages of fantasy: 1. The classical age (Homer’s Odyssey, the Iliad), … Continue reading Rings of Power Episode 3: Postmodern high fantasy comes of age