Whether you're a lifelong lover of fantasy, or you've been newly initiated by a ring lord or thronester, chances are you enjoy sharing your love of fantasy with the world, and there's no better way to display your allegiance than with a NeatoShop t-shirt!
Fantasy comes in many flavors, but if you're looking for a touch of horror with your swords and sorcery then dark fantasy is for you
Many of us began our love of fantasy's dark side while playing a game about dragons, dungeons and accursed gelatinous cubes that kept eating our armor
Main characters in dark fantasy tales can be both heroes and anti-heroes in turn
And a balance between good and evil is the crucial key to their very existence
Except in the dark fantasy version the cards are likely to chop back!
Dark fantasy novels are often full of battle and conflict, whether conventional or magical
And humans often find themselves in conflict with creatures seemingly their superior in size and strength
Sometimes the main character is battling someone close to them, and the story has a more narrow scope
Other times there's a whole wild world of adventure awaiting our protagonists
Characters often find themselves in alternate worlds dealing with abnormal situations
Forced to explore what makes them tick, and what drives them to victory
And in the end they always choose a side
Whether good or bad, taking the high road or giving in to primal urges
The fire that burns in a protagonist's heart keeps us guessing about their true intentions
And that mystery of what is to come compels us to continue our journey
Dark fantasy doesn't pull punches when it comes to killing off main characters
Or employing the son of the devil himself as an interesting take on the anti-hero archetype
There are often themes of piracy and debauchery woven into tales of dark fantasy
And messages about not letting absolute power corrupt you absolutely
Although a little corruption is okay
Dark fantasy fans know you can't help it if you've got monsters lurking inside you
That's why you got into dark fantasy in the first place- because you were always rooting for the villains!
The realms of dark fantasy are watched over by equally dark gods
To which the powers that be pray for guidance and blessing
Those foolish enough to worship mortals often meet with a messy end
But even more foolish are those who refuse to believe the old legends
Because knowing the realm's backstory can help the heroes overcome any obstacle
A knowledge of old tales can even help you take down a mighty dragon
Or show you the right way to train that dragon into doing your bidding
The world of dark fantasy is a wild and wondrous place, full of strange sights
But the dark fantasy hero is never afraid, no matter who or what comes after them
They're larger-than-life, and not afraid to stare death straight in the eye
And underneath it all dark fantasy is all about the characters
And the conflict within their hearts, driving them to do great and terrible things...
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