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Discussion: New Spins on Old Tropes

Ring of Power

Today’s topic comes from QSFer MK Mancos – “New Spins on Old Tropes”.

We all know there are many tropes in speculative fiction. Some are harmful – only straight white men can be sci fi heroes.

And some are harmless but overused – the giant sword, the ring of power.

But all of them can be subverted or reinvented.

So today’s questions – Which tropes would you subvert or give a new spin? And how would you do it?


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