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Unread 11-19-2006, 02:51 AM   #1
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Elric: Michael Moorcock

Who's read these books? Classic fantasy, and a long-term staple of heavy metal lyrics!

I'd love to see them made into a film sometime...

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Unread 11-19-2006, 09:47 AM   #2
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I used to want to be an albino after reading Elric. (I was young, so shoot me.)

I don't know that I'd call it classic fantasy, although I get what you mean, DR. It's just that Elric was so dark, and moody. It was sorta like the feel of maybe 'Dark Chrystal' or somnething, you know? Very different from the Tolkien-type stuff.

But still cool. I loved Elric back in the day. And Arioch, whoa, what a cool... uh, bad guy? Y'know, I haven't read Elric in probably 15 years. I need to re-read it, after The aDark Tower. Good stuff. I've always lovwed anti-heroes. Look at my avatar. The Man In Black, aka Walter o' Dim, aka Randall Flagg. Thanks in large part to Elric.

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Elric is a fantasy classic. An absolutely fantastic series. Hmmm, I also haven't read them in forever... I'll have to do that.

As for a film I would have said impossible before seeing the LotR series, but now I think they could do an awesome job. I think the problem is they'd never fly as they're too dark.

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Also, as a character, I suspect Elric would be totally uncastable, as I don't think anyone would really nail him properly...

Still...one can hope...

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I'e read most of the moorcock's eternal champion stuff stuff - Elric, Corum , Count Brass

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