reviews (but not of MC)

hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Thu Dec 11 12:31:11 EST 2003


Melissa:


> One thing that authors sometimes do is create a pantheon that has been
> created by the One God. The Creator is never worshipped, only referred to,
> and ordinary people may not even be aware of his existence. The other gods
> run the show in a Greek-deity fashion. Thinking about it, I realize that
> this is quite similar to several creation myths of our world, but the
> difference is that the One God is not a relic of the past that the current
> gods defeated, but a being of great power who has other things to do.

This in effect is what Garth Nix seems to be doing in his Keys of the Kingdom series, though the word 'God' (or even 'god') isn't mentioned, so it may not count.
Charlie
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