Our different aptitudes for processing fantasy. Fantasy tropes, internal consistency, Patrick Rothfuss.
Telegraphs, internets, owls and agentive magical paper airplanes. Other things too!
“True name” magic in Harry Potter. IRL examples. Ancient Egypt, Medieval Europe, Jewish mysticism, Aronofsky’s Pi. Rothfuss again.
Magic bullet machine gun enchanted buckler wizards. Enchanted riot shields with a wand-hole in them. Other innovations.
The fascististic headmistress, Ballatrix, Luna, and other characters we wanted to note.