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Manhwa where the main character is taken from her kingdom

The main character is a young child. The duke conquered her kingdom and defeated it. She was treated horribly by her family .. the duke was about to kill her but I think he took her back to the ...
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Manga which involved knights, the Catholic Church, and people with powers

I read this manga years ago (10 years or so) and I don't remember much, but I hope to find it. I remember it had knights; the church was involved too, so I suppose it takes place during the medieval ...
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Manhwa about a blonde girl who gets adopted to replace a duke's cursed daughter

I'm looking for a manhwa I read some time last year. I think I read it around December and it only had 20 chapters then. It's about a girl who gets adopted to replace the duke's daughter, who has a ...
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fantasy book from 2012/13, young girl with powers from poorest part of kingdom, pursued by a captain

Okay, so I read this book when I was still in primary school which was almost 10 years ago, it is a fantasy book my memory of the plot is quite foggy at this point but from what I remember the ...
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Late 1990s to early 2000s movie or TV series that involved a talking goose/duck

I'm trying to identify a movie or TV series I've seen as a child/teen (so in late 1990s / early 2000s, though this could be an older production that got re-broadcasted). I'd gladly get some help, here'...
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Manhwa in which the female lead was reincarnated into a medieval world where she was kicked out of her family after her grandfather's death

I need help finding a manhwa for a friend I forgot the name of. The manhwa has a female lead who was reincarnated into a medieval world where she was the illegitimate daughter of a nobleman (a duke, I ...
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Trilogy of books that feature a scientist thrown into a medieval world due to an experiment gone wrong

I'm looking for what I believe is a trilogy of comic fantasy about a scientist being thrown into another, medieval world. I can't remember the author, the approximate date of publication or even the ...
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Fantasy comic with a king getting impaled and topless women

In the early 2000s I read a comic in a thrift store that I wish I could identify. The name of the comic or at least a chapter in it was called something like "the trouble with dames." It ...
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1990s/2000s PC strategy game in which you build a village, discover new lands, and fight knights

I'm looking for a game that I used to play in the early 2000s. It was a strategy game like Medieval: Total War. I remember that I needed to build a village and start procreating. I remember also a ...
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Fiction Book About Knights and Underground Creatures

Here's what I can recall There's a village in a valley and all the houses are built on stone slabs to stop underground creatures from digging up into the houses The creatures come out at night and ...
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Korean manga about second daughter of noble was forgotten after first daughter was found

From what I remembered of the story it follows the second daughter of a noble. The first daughter was kidnapped as a baby so the family had a second daughter. After 16-18 years the first daughter was ...
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One shot webtoon about an orphan female lead adopted by a duke's family who ends up being a lost princess

The child female lead (FL) (blonde and blue eyes) is the daughter of a concubine but grows up in a couple of different orphanages because of the empress. The emperor was off to war when the FL was ...
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Young Adult Novel About Apprentice Healer

I read a book in high school about a healer apprentice who falls in love with a woman during a plague. He catches it due to his profession and cannot give her and their child a kiss goodbye before he ...
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Supernatural book in which the main character was trapped in the cellar of a house, because his master was dating a witch who regained her memories

It’s a supernatural book. It took place in the medieval era. I remember reading it in middle school. It had to do with a boy who got mentored by an old guy. These details are vague because I don’t ...
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Medievalesque fantasy stories on audio cassette in Early 1990s

As a small child in the early 1990s I eagerly listened to a series of short stories on audio cassette that took placing in a strongly medieval world, involving a jester (who perhaps ultimately gets ...
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Post-1980 to Pre-2017, medieval-style fantasy book with illiterate female protagonist [duplicate]

This was a library book I read years ago, which I want to find in hopes it's a series. The main protagonist is a simple farm/village girl who ends up going to a medieval style city to work as a ...
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Story/webnovel where the main character is neglected by her family and time travels to save her sister and mother

I read a story a year or two ago (pretty sure it was a web or light novel) that I haven't been able to find since. It starts off similarly to 'My Fiancée Is In Love With My Little Sister.' The main ...
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Medieval fantasy book about a boy who finds a rock in a cave or something like that. He keeps it in his pocket 24/7 and it hatches into a dragon

Okay so I read this book, I'm pretty sure it was a book series as well, in 6th grade, so late 2010s. What I can remember is that this boy (I think?) -- it's set in more of a medieval fantasy type ...
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What 80s children’s fantasy movie has a scene with a court jester who snaps his fingers and disappears?

I’m looking for a live-action children’s fantasy movie that I remember watching part of in the late 80s. The only scene I can remember features a kid and a magical court jester outside near a forest. ...
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Book: Civilisation has limited time to progress from medieval to space travel

Here is a difficult one: I only read the blurb on the back, and didn't read it at the time. Now I wonder what it was... It must've been early 90's, late 80's. It was something like: "The ...
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Fantasy kids' book about a medieval land with monsters and magical jewels

A fantasy kids' book that was written as a collection of tales (like a fairytale anthology) about the same kingdom, set in medieval times. There is no set protagonist or plot line, it just all happens ...
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Please identify this 90's TV show, set in medieval times, with maybe time-travel

We used to watch a show in school in the UK in the late 90s, set in medieval times with kings and castles... also something I remember was a device they had that created a small projection of another ...
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Can anyone else recall this book as I do? I have forgotten the title

I am looking for a children's book about a girl called Matilda de Chetwynd who gets brought forward to our times (1970's) when the book was written. The main character (who is rather naughty) goes ...
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'80s book series - possibly shared universe - where a spaceship crashes on a medieval fantasy world

I remember a series I read from my local library, but I only got to reading two books, I think. The world is medieval fantasy i.e. knights etc., but also viking types. There maybe was low-level magic. ...
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Trying to identify a animated film or series (medieval or fantasy like) I watched once in 1986-1989

I only remember one scene. In Spanish. It was in colour and looked like the main character and other 2 were in a place like a swamp or a cave. Then a person appeared and ask him to fight them but I ...
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Series about female warrior in Arthurian-like medieval Britain

This is a long shot as I have very little information to go on. In December 2002 I borrowed 2 novels (in English) from a friend. The novels were fairly new at the time. Not more than 2-3 years old. ...
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Korean manga / manhua about noble daughter being sacrificed

The main character is a daughter of some kind of noble family. She is being treated really poorly, like getting abused by her parents and her sister, because she has some kind of curse? Or affinity ...
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Medieval manga about a girl who dies, then wakes up as her younger self, learns swordsmanship, and joins the army [duplicate]

This is a restart manga which i read few years back. The girl has a harsh life and a terrible fiancée because of this, she dies and wakes up again as her younger self. Determined to avoid the ...
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Fantasy book set in medieval times, in which one of the characters wields a double-sided battleaxe

I am looking for a fantasy book from the '80s or '90s, set in medieval times, with very graphic battle scenes which include one of the main characters wielding a double-sided battleaxe that cuts an ...
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Computer Game - Opens with meeting a famous person and chasing a robber who vanishes using magic

I played this PC game almost 16-19 years ago at my grandma's house, so I hope my memory is not too terrible, but here goes: PLOT I made it like 10 minutes into the game until I got stuck, so I do not ...
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Looking for medieval werewolf fantasy book probably published in 1990s or up to 2010

The main protagonist was a young woman whose father was either making her marry someone or go on a pilgrimage. The setting seemed to be England, in fall or winter. The werewolf accompanied her as she ...
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Novel about a girl using a tomb to travel to medieval times

I read this book sometime around 2012-2013; it was a book series- with around five books in the series, I believe. The books were fairly long in length, and the cover was a dark blue, with gold ...
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Science fiction short story where medieval villagers were used to time travelers

There was a story in a science fiction magazine, probably Asimov's or Analog, probably about 1990, plus or minus 15 years I guess, where time travelers disguised themselves as natives of the time and ...
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Sinister themed comic/graphic novel containing the Book of Revelation, Apocrypha, ravens, the Four Evangelists

I'm trying to track down a comic/graphic novel I read as a child (must've been between 2001 and 2008, and I estimate it wasn't older than from 1990) in a mid-sized local library. First off, I read it ...
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PC Game: Flaming skull skeletons as enemies

I played this game at least 16 years ago... It has to be either from the late 90s or early 2000s. It has third-person gameplay. I don't remember what the story was actually about (it had a fantasy ...
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80s/90s Post-apocalyptic novel, medieval with a "great fire" and a "mystic / shaman" [duplicate]

I remember reading this novel back in High School in the late 90s, possible early 00s. The novel in paperback form was quite substantial, must have been at least 600 pages long. The main character ...
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Fantasy book about Grendel type character

Looking for a book written in the last 15 years (probably). Set in a medieval / Viking time but not necessarily our timeline. Main character is similar to Grendel in appearance: apelike, clawed hands,...
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90's TV series where a boy goes to another dimension through portal near power lines

I am desperately trying to remember a name of a TV series probably from 90's. I remember these points: A boy goes to another dimension through a portal near a power lines. This dimension has a sort ...
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Story with a spaceship that crashes into a medieval civilization [duplicate]

It’s a science fiction story at least 10 years old where people on spaceship crash into medieval type civilization. I only remember bits and pieces as I read it as a kid and mom made me return it. ...
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Planet Colonization book with benevolent AI [duplicate]

I am looking for the name of this series. It starts with an intelligent ship and a crew of engineers that get a planet ready for colonization. After all of the engineers die the ship remains in ...
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Book about a boy that enters a medieval fantasy PC computer game

This is a repost with additional info of an older question that was never answered. I have stumbled upon this old question while also trying to find the name of the book series myself, as I dearly ...
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Fantasy graphic novel of a medieval world with no adults

It's a fantasy graphic novel I read about five years ago, about a medieval fantasy world that, for some reason, has no more adults, so just kids have to deal with everything. Does anyone have a clue ...
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Book about three companions forced to solve puzzles to find gems

A series about a king and 2 of his companions taking a quest to find some relics or gems or something. I read it in elementry school, around 2004-2008, but it could be older than that. There's a dark ...
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Series about a young man struggling to become king in middle ages setting

I read a book in the early nineties about a young man who becomes a king in a medieval setting, lots of drama and backstabbing. I can remember that it was part of a series, most likely a trilogy. I ...
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Knight paying lady back for playing with his life [closed]

I remember reading a short story in first grade (around 20 years ago). I don't have all the details, but from what I remember, it involved the following: it was in a medieval setting some guy (knight?...
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Trying to find a book series from late 90's to early 2000's or just early 2000's

It's a teenage or young adult fantasy. Not sure if it the author was a man or a woman. But pretty sure it was either 3 or 5 books in the series. At least I'm sure it plays in medieval times. It's ...
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Sci-Fi cartoon series about animal versions of the Knights of the Round Table

This cartoon is sci-fi (flying cars and laser pistols) in another world with medieval traditions (sword fighting and charging against each other on a horse (jousting)) where all the characters were ...
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Early 90s (short-lived) medieval series with lots of swordplay [closed]

Trying to identify / remember a television show from the early 90s, possibly very late 80s. It was on 'expanded cable' but not premium networks. So the setting was medieval, lots of swords and armor ...
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Looking for a fantasy book about a girl with unexpected tattoos [duplicate]

She was the only one with these tattoos who wasn't sacrificed. I think she became an enforcer, the leader of her tower. She was ridiculed by his peers for allowing different species in. Types of ...
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Book for children: the winning knight of a tournament is rewarded with a wish and he wishes that the dragons must not be killed

I do not know the book, but a young argentinian girl has asked for it on reddit and I want to help her. Her book description is as follows. She readed the book in spanish, but may be a translation ...
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