The Chaotic Champion


A nine-part article series published on Fantasy Faction, exploring a new interpretation of the hero in stories, from ancient myth to comic-books


1. Introducing the Champion

2. The Wandering Hero

3. The Recruited Hero

4. The Outsider Hero

5. The Outlaw Hero

6. The Protector Hero

7. The King Hero

8. Which Kind of Hero Are You?

9. Order and Chaos



Classic Fantasy


Articles published on Fantasy Faction to highlight great works of fantasy of the past, from the 12th century to the 1960s, which are often ignored by modern readers


Perceval by Chrétien de Troyes

Vathek by William Beckford

Phantastes by George MacDonald

The Well at the World's End by William Morris

The King of Elfland's Daughter by Lord Dunsany

Jurgen by James Branch Cabell

The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath by H. P. Lovecraft

The Worm Ouroboros by E. R. Eddison

Lost Worlds by Clark Ashton Smith

Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser by Fritz Leiber

The Dying Earth by Jack Vance

The Broken Sword by Poul Anderson

Witch World by Andre Norton

The Stealer of Souls by Michael Moorcock

Classic Female Fantasy Writers