Questions tagged [medieval]

Use this tag for works written or based in Middle Ages (5th to the 15th century) on [story-identification] questions.

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Man can do magic by writing spells on the inside of his mind

I'm trying to identify a fantasy fiction (possibly epic fantasy) book I read several years ago, although I'm sure it was out well before then. It may or may not be in a series, but it was a decently ...
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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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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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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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Were there science fiction stories written during the Middle Ages?

Were there science fiction stories written during the Middle Ages (i.e., before circa 1500 AD)? Joannes Kepler wrote a science fiction work called Somnium in 1609, an "interview with a knowledgeable '...
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Looking for the name of a book where a physicist gets transported to a medieval world

The character meets a witch of some kind that sucks the life from men, but manages to escape. He first encounters her when she seems to be running from some kind of creature or guards. He helps her ...
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Looking for a fantasy novel where a ring of fire races across an alternative world

What I remember from the novel: The protagonist somehow gets transported to a different planet (I thought into some smaller object that happens to have a world in it). He starts out on ice where he ...
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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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What TV show (British I think) in the 90's had knights and helicopters/guns?

There was a TV show I used to watch, I don't remember much about it, except it was in a medieval setting (knights, castles, etc.), except one faction(?) had black helicopters and guns. What was this ...
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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 ...