Low Fantasy

Low fantasy, or intrusion fantasy, is a subgenre offantasyin which magical events intrude on an otherwise-normal world. The term thus contrasts withhigh fantasystories, which take place in fictional worlds that have their own sets of rules and physical laws.

An alternative definition, common in role-playing games, rests on the story and characters being more realistic and less mythic in scope.

Low fantasy is related to a number of other genres or subgenres.

*Urban fantasytakes place in a modern-like urban setting, as opposed to rural or historical setting, and thus can potentially be low fa

Low fantasy, or intrusion fantasy, is a subgenre offantasyin which magical events intrude on an otherwise-normal world. The term thus contrasts withhigh fantasystories, which take place in fictional worlds that have their own sets of rules and physical laws.

An alternative definition, common in role-playing games, rests on the story and characters being more realistic and less mythic in scope.

Low fantasy is related to a number of other genres or subgenres.

*Urban fantasytakes place in a modern-like urban setting, as opposed to rural or historical setting, and thus can potentially be low fantasy.

*Dark fantasyuses fantasy to create a sense of horror or dread. Since it often has a real-world setting, there is an overlap with low fantasy.

*Paranormal romance, of which the best-known variety is the vampire romance, is nearly always low fantasy.

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