Often a mix of science fiction and sword and sorcery. Platzchenduft und Tannengrun
I thought the main character was rude and pusillanimous, and the plot felt disjointed and a bit confusing.Wells), "The Thames Valley Catastrophe" (Grant Allen), and "Finis" (Frank Lillie Pollock) were particularly dramatic and frightening. Weinstra?enrache
This narrative mode "consciously negates the sense of wonder" often associated with science fiction, according to Mendlesohn.NOTE: I updated this post in April 2019.
Typical Elements: curses, princes, princesses, damsels in distress, repetition, children, witches, evil step-mothers, monsters, wolves, happy endings.