Questions tagged [eternal-champion]

For questions about the Eternal Champion sequence, a collection of novels and short stories by Michael Moorcock. This tag may also be used for questions about the main characters of these novels, incarnations of the titular Champion.

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How can Elric be reborn if Stormbringer trapped his soul?

Michael Moorcock's Elric is supposed to be one of many incarnations of an "Eternal Champion", yet the Elric book Stormbringer ends with the titular sword killing him and absorbing his soul- ...
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Michael Moorcock Eternal Champion book with Norse theme and six 'planes'

I remember reading a Michael Moorcock Eternal Champion book in mid-1980's with a kind-of medieval Norse theme and six separate 'planes', but can't figure out what the title is. Here are some details I ...
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Is there an incarnation of the Eternal Champion who can remember being Elric?

I was originally going to title this "Is Elric the last incarnation of the Eternal Champion?" but decided to ask something more limited and maybe build towards that. Some incarnations of the Eternal ...
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How can Rackhir and Elric exist in the same universe?

According to Multiverse.org, both Rackhir and Elric are incarnations of the Eternal Champion. They both clearly exist in Elric's universe, as Rackhir appears several times without any cosmic ...
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Inconsistency involving Melnibonean dragons

Various sources (including the Stormbringer wiki) say that the dragons on Melnibone must sleep a hundred years for every day they are awake. However, in the book Elric of Melniboné someone points out ...
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Looking for story of Erekosë

I've read two stories featuring this character, but both from the perspective of other incarnations of the Eternal Champion: Elric's in The Vanishing Tower and the other from Prince Corum's (though my ...
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In Moorcock's Multiverse, is Tiddles the same cat as Whiskers?

I'm reading The English Assassin, and a small black and white cat makes an appearance at the Peace Conference Ball. Later, it's being carried by Mrs. Cornelius, and called Tiddles. Aside from not ...
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Moorcock reading order, Can I start reading Moorcock with the Dancers at the End of Time series?

Where should some one start and how should someone proceed with reading Michael Moorcock? Elric? Nowhere specific? A very specific order? I am asking because there are stories with different ...
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