March 19th, 2012

Rapunzel

The Magical Middle Class

Despite the title, this was about the lower classes as much as the middle classes -- the unglamorous work classes.

Urban fantasy has more, of course.  Though one panelist told of a work where we had a scene of peasant women working their fingers to the bone to make a blanket for the princess, and then the princess tore it to shreds -- to be sure, because it was a bribe to her to keep her quiet and out of the way, but still. . . . .

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