Well I don't quite consider him a literary idol of mine, I very much respect the talents of the late Terry Pratchett
For when you absolutely, positively have to devote your time to something I didn't write.
Reading back my earlier post, I've realised that I forgot to mention something rather important...
From, I believe, the French for "The Odoss War".
Lord of the Rings, but Welsh!
Fantasy games: the game.
The real sad part is, neither of these movies deserved to flop as hard as they did, but it's not hard to see why it happened.
It may surprise you to learn that a man of high-brow learning and serious, proper academia like Tolkien possessed a deep fascination with and interest in Fairy Tales. Yet here we are.
CanCon(an) the Barbarian.
Honestly, Ranger's Apprentice isn't a great series, but it is a good series. And sometimes, just "good" is good enough.