Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Evangelical world 2050 Haldeman, Joe. Forever Peace. New York: Ace Books (1998; first ed. 1997); pg. 263. "She knew Ingram; he was a third of her cell... She had killed more than twenty sinners I service to the Lord, but always at a distance or protected by extremely close contact. God had gifted her with great sexual attractiveness, and she used it as a weapon... She had never done it to anyone who had taken Jesus as his Savior. Instead of being washed in the Blood of the Lamb, they drowned in their own. Atheists and adulterers, they deserved even worse.

Once a man had almost escaped, a pervert she had allowed to engage her from behind. She'd had to half-turn and stab him in the heart... "

Evangelical world 2150 Dick, Philip K. The Divine Invasion. New York: Timescape (1981); pg. 80. "A solemn prayer vigil had been formally called into being but nonetheless Bulkowsky continued to decline... Bulkowsky, as not only Cardinal Harms but the entire curia knew, was a devout Christian. He had been converted by the evangelical, charismatic Dr. Colin Passim who, at his revival meetings, often flew through the air in dramatic demonstration of the power of the Holy Spirit within him.

Of course, Dr. Passim had not been the same since he sailed through a vast stained-glass window at the cathedral of Metz, France. Formerly he had talked occasionally in tongues and now he talked only in tongues. This had inspired a popular TV comic to suggest that an English-Glossolalia dictionary be brought out, so that folks could understand Dr. Passim... "

Evangelical world 2150 Dick, Philip K. The Divine Invasion. New York: Timescape (1981); pg. 83. "At least we did eliminate Colin Passim, Bulkowsky reflected. A man who talks like an aud-tape of a duck played backward is no threat. The evangelist had, without suspecting it, succumbed to S.L. [Scientific Legate] advanced weaponry. "
Evangelical world 2323 Cherryh, C. J. Heavy Time. New York: Warner (1991); pg. 87. "Earth... and you had the Federationists and the Separationists and the pacifists and the neo-nationalists and the new Evangelicals all of whom thought they knew how to reform the human race; you had the Euconomists and the anti-geneticists... "
Existentialism California 1975 Dick, Philip K. The Transmigration of Timothy Archer. New York: Timescape Books (1982); pg. 75. "'It was certainly one of the Protestant existential theologians; it may have been Reinhold Niebuhr...' " [More.]
Existentialism Idaho 2020 Dick, Philip K. & Roger Zelazny. Deus Irae. Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1976); pg. 115. "If Tibor's in there, well, then I am just out of luck. And so is he--after all, I'm trying to help him. Or am I? He felt utterly confused. I won't know either way until the time comes, he realized. Like an existentialist, I will infer my state from the actions I perform. Thought follows deed, as Mussolini taught. "
Existentialism New York 2075 Kress, Nancy. Beggars in Spain. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 323. "Her mind created long strings out of this question, pulling in the Heisenberg Principle, Epicurus, a defunct philosophy called existentialism... "
Existentialism New York: New York City 1955 Knight, Damon. "You're Another " in Far Out. New York: Simon and Schuster (1961; c. 1955); pg. 131. "Duke nodded sagely. 'A visceral reaction. Existentialist. You wish to rid yourself of yourself--get away from it all...' "
Existentialism New York: New York City 2015 Westerfeld, Scott. Polymorph. New York: Penguin (1997); pg. 67. "'You made a mistake, so you adopted a position on the opposite extreme. Since everyone else was not a changer, no one else was. you went from Condom Catholic to existentialist.' "
Existentialism USA 1975 Russ, Joanna. The Female Man. New York: G. K. Hall (1977; 1975); pg. 58. Pg. 58: "She's reading the Christian Existentialists for a course in school. "; Pg. 59: "Laur, who is reading psychology for the Existentialists (I said that, didn't I?), serves coffee to the club... "; Pg. 140: "Then there is Java Man and the future of Man and the values of Western Man and existential Man and economic Man... whoever heard of existential Woman... "
Existentialism USA 1999 Kessel, John. Good News from Outer Space. New York: Tor (1990; c. 1989); pg. 142. "'--Marxists and Capitalists--' said Concepcion.

'--Platonists and Existentialists--' Luz said. "

Existentialism world 1994 Delany, Samuel R. "Appendix: Closures and Openings " in Return to Neveryon. Hanover, NH: Wesleyan University Press (1994); pg. 272. "At the same time, I have tried keep a sharp vigil against the muddling results of an existentialist sexuality. As the late Michel Foucault warned us so pointedly in a lecture at Stanford a few years back: 'We must get rid of the Freudian schema . . . the scheme of the interiorization of the law through the medium of sex.' "
Existentialism world 2000 Barad, Judith & Ed Robertson The Ethics of Star Trek. New York: HarperCollins (2000) [Non-fiction. Page numbers from book's index.] Pg. xvi, 295, 296-99, 327, 328, 329, 337-43, 345, 346, 349-50, 353, 355-56. Theistic existentialism: 299, 307-10, 327, 328, 338-43.
Existentialism world 2030 Hogan, James P. Entoverse. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 225. "With him were an engineer, a scientist, and a liberal/existentialist philosopher. "
Faerie California: Los Angeles 1986 Bear, Greg. The Serpent Mage. New York: Ace Books (1987; 1st ed. 1986); pg. 6. "'That... is a good story. Like Singer or Aleichem. A good story. This part about Jehovah being a Fairy, that's tough on me. But it's a good one. And I'm not asking to insult you--but, it's all true?'

Michael nodded.

'Everything's different from what the newspapers and history books say?'

'Lots of things are different from what they say, yes.' "

Faerie California: Los Angeles 1986 Bear, Greg. The Serpent Mage. New York: Ace Books (1987; 1st ed. 1986); pg. 7. Pg. 7: "Michael had come upstairs to read, but he put down his book--Evans-Wentz's The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries... "; Pg. 21: "...however, were more personal pieces, even a draft of a ballet based on The Faerie Queene. " [Many other refs., not in DB.]
Faerie California: Los Angeles 1986 Bear, Greg. The Serpent Mage. New York: Ace Books (1987; 1st ed. 1986); pg. 116. "'I'm not excited now about strangeness. I was. It seemed fantastic, people disappearing, fairies coming back to earth, old sorcerers battling it out with music. Now it just seems like maybe the Middle East. Terrorists. Murder. No different.' "
Faerie California: Los Angeles 1988 Freeman, Judith. "Family Attractions " in Bright Angels & Familiars. (Eugene England, ed.) Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1992; story c. 1988); pg. 215. "The bats hopped around the horses like mischievous fairies. "
Faerie California: San Francisco 2036 Besher, Alexander. Mir: A Novel of Virtual Reality. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998); pg. 214. "'Look at that!' Dorje blurted with delight, pointing to a troop of neural nymphs patrolling the far corner of the sushi bar... 'Those are the Bondage Fairies,' a sweet voice announced...

'Good evening,' said the two-foot-high figures, a high-res blond with big, doelike eyes and loooong ponytails. 'Would you gentlemen prefer the anime or nonanime section?...' "

Faerie Colorado: Boulder 1996 Willis, Connie. Bellwether. New York: Bantam Spectra (1997; 1st ed. 1996); pg. 58. "...and I attacked [examined] the personals... Friends was out, and soul work was in. There were two references to fairies, and yet another abbreviation: GC. 'JSDM seeks WSNSF. Must be GC...' " [Also pg. 70.]
Faerie Darkover 3900 Bradley, Marion Zimmer & Mercedes Lackey. Rediscovery. New York: DAW Books (1993); pg. 105. "'Whoever you may be,' he said, in poorly inflected by understandable Terran Standard, 'be welcome, you who bring music to my hall. I am Kermiac of Alderan. I do not know from where you come and you seen to have sprung from the loins of no Domain I have ever heard of. Tell me, do you come from beyond the Wall Around the World, or do you come here from the Fairy Kingdom?' "
Faerie Darwath 1996 Hambly, Barbara. Mother of Winter. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 9. Pg. 9: "Gil was as oblivious to magic as she was to ghosts--or fairies or UFOs for that matter... "; Pg. 40: "...a description that made Rudy wonder where they and similar fairy folk purchased size minus-triple-zero petite doublets and gowns. "
Faerie Europe 1366 C.E. Dickson, Gordon R. The Dragon and The Gnarly King. New York: Tor (1997); pg. 65. "'Then not a fire-demon,' said Sir John, turning to Jim, 'but by all the Saints, it seems no Christian thing. Mayhap the talk of a fairy was not amiss?'

...'Fairy' was a term everyone of high or low rank seemed to use indiscriminately. As far as Jim's knowledge went, in this world there was no beings specifically called 'Fairies.' Rather, the term was applied to just about anything outside the usual range of living being--Naturals, Supernaturals, Goblins, Devils, Djinni, Demons--as well as Lords and Kings of Underworlds, Heavens, and Hells. "

Faerie Europe 1400 C.E. Willis, Connie. "The Father of the Bride " in Fire Watch. New York: Bluejay (1984; story copyright 1982); pg. 112. "'Are you not afraid of the fairy who lived in this tower?' I asked them'

'Old man,' said one of them, clapping his hand to my shoulder, 'there are no fairies. Only God and his angels.'

...'I hope so,' I say, looking out the window of my castle onto the town, the fields beyond, the sea, onto a world without forests or wolves or fairies, a world with who knows what terrors to replace them? 'I hope so.' " [Other refs. not in DB.]

Faerie Florida 1994 Clarke, Arthur C. & Gentry Lee. Cradle. New York: Warner Books (1988); pg. 61. "He laughed good-naturedly. 'Let me ask you something, Miss Dawson,' he said, 'do you believe in elves and fairies?' "
Faerie galaxy 1990 Bonanno, Margaret Wander. The Others. New York: St. Martin's Press (1990); pg. 62. Pg. 62: "'Touring the provinces with the Gorindel, I suppose. Or was it Hgree's Folly that year? And fighting off Droghen's sweaty hands and still teaching myself to read. That was the year I bought the Faerie. Found it in a barrel of broken plate and rubbish at a weeksmarket. A good thing, too, considering how it saved your life.' "; Pg. 186: "'One: I am of that race your People call variously elves, demons, witches or simply Evil Ones. Some few facts of our existence, though, much fancified, weave themselves through your lays of Faerie and OtherWhere, suggesting that perhaps some of our kind have passed this way before, in less than careful guise.' "
Faerie galaxy 1990 Bonanno, Margaret Wander. The Others. New York: St. Martin's Press (1990); pg. 325. Pg. 325: "'No stranger perhaps than Faerie,' I suggested, 'with its being bred out of the vapors of your own World, and yet so very different.' "; Pg. 338: "...and the synther would ply its trade, presenting her with a finished garment that might have sprung from Faerie. She would smile, and Loriel would approve... " [May be some other refs., not in DB.]
Faerie galaxy 2200 Hawke, Simon. The Whims of Creation. New York: Warner Books (1995); pg. 72. [Book jacket:] "Depression is rampant, suicides are on the increase. And in a society where no one has ever heard of fairies, much less dwarves or unicorns or dragons, strange, fantastic creatures have started to appear. How could this happen in the closed, controlled environment of the [space] ark? Are they a threat to the humans? ";

Pg. 72: "'Oh, and while you're at it, Mac,' said Jenny, 'can you tell us what the word 'fairy' means?'

'The word 'fairy,' spelled 'f-a-i-r-y,' is a noun used to describe imaginary, supernatural creatures of diminutive size and possessing magical powers. It is sometimes spelled 'f-a-e-r-i-e,' and used to refer to the legendary homeland. Additional information is available. you want me to access it?'

'What's a magical power?' Riley asked.

'Mac?' Ulysses said.

'Pertaining to magic,' the computer said, 'which is the art of exercising occult control...' " [Many other refs., not in DB.]

Faerie galaxy 2373 Carey, Diane. Flashback (Star Trek: Voyager). New York: Pocket Books (1996); pg. 28. Pg. 27-28: "She was a mild-voiced girl who, despite growing old at warp speed, seemed never to change in her spritelike innocence. She even looked like a sprite, with puffy platinum hair and elfin ears. Add wings, and she could be a Flower Fairy. "
Faerie galaxy 2500 Leigh, Stephen. Dark Water's Embrace. New York: Avon (1998); pg. 7. "The strange, whorled spires the Miccail had left behind on the northern continent, sticking out of Mictlan's rocky soil like faerie cathedrals of dull glass and carved with images of themselves... "
Faerie Ireland 2050 Scarborough, Elizabeth Ann. Last Refuge. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 198. "'You must be a very great holy man, but you wear no special clothes.'

'Yeah,' Toni-Marie said. 'What are you, a priest?'

'Isn't that a good question, now? I've been a little bit of everything, to tell you the truth. In the beginning I may have been one of the Tuatha de Daman, then on of the sidhe, the fairy folk, and later on I was a Druid...' "

Faerie Landover 1986 Brooks, Terry. Magic Kingdom for Sale - Sold!. New York: Ballantine (1986); pg. 82. Pg. 82: "'Do you mean that the fairy world lies between my world and Landover?' Ben asked...

Questor shook his head. 'Not exactly. The fairy world is an ephemeral place of non-being, High Lord. It is and at the same time it isn't, being both everywhere and nowhere all at once. It cannot be self-contained nor is it the final source of all things. Do you understand?'

Ben smiled. 'Not a word.' " [Some other refs. to the fairy world, not in DB.];

Pg. 218: "Gone were the corporate high rises, the lawyers, the judicial system of the [U.S.A.], the cities, the governments, the codes, and the laws. It was all gone, everything that had ever been. There was only what never was--dragons, witches, fairy creatures of all sorts, castle and knights, damsels and wizards, things of magic and things of enchantment. "; Pg. 262: "...the time it took Ben Holiday to remember the fairies' warning about Nightshade. " [Other refs., not in DB.]

Faerie Landover 1994 Brooks, Terry. The Tangle Box. New York: Ballantine (1994); pg. -3. [Map shows the magical kingdom of Landover is surrounded on all sides by "Mists and the Fairy World "]
Faerie Landover 1994 Brooks, Terry. The Tangle Box. New York: Ballantine (1994); pg. 53. Pg. 53: "The birthing of fairy people was complex beyond that of humans in any case, peculiar in each instance to the physical characteristics of the creature involved, different for each depending on the genetics that had spawned them. "; Pg. 55: "Her father was one, the leader of the once-fairy, and a wielder of considerable magic himself. " [Many other refs. not in DB.]
Faerie Landover 1995 Brooks, Terry. Witches' Brew. New York: Ballantine (1995) [Map shows the magical kingdom of Landover is surrounded on all sides by "Mists and the Fairy World "]
Faerie Landover 1995 Brooks, Terry. Witches' Brew. New York: Ballantine (1995); pg. 17. "Her long emerald hair spilled over his shoulders, onto the pillow. He stared off into the still, dark room. He knew better than to question Willow when it came to dreams and premonitions. They were an internal part of the lives of the once-fairy, who relied on them as humans did on instincts. They were seldom wrong to do so. Willow was visited in dreams by fairy creatures and the dead. " [Many other refs. not in DB.]
Faerie Mars 2005 Bradbury, Ray. The Martian Chronicles. New York: Bantam (2000; c. 1958); pg. 107. "'You know the law. Strict to the letter. No books, no houses, nothing to be produced which in any way suggests ghosts, vampires, fairies, or any creatures of the imagination.' "
Faerie Massachusetts: Nantucket -1250 B.C.E. Sterling, S. M. Island in the Sea of Time. New York: Penguin (1998); pg. 19. "Or maybe the elves had carried them off to fairyland and Br'er Fox would be by any minute, riding on Willy the Orca... "
Faerie Minnesota 1998 Erdrich, Louise. The Antelope Wife. New York: HarperCollins (1998); pg. 94. "But he couldn't stop his mind from turning his sweetheart to a Disney character. The Blue Fairy. Her light increased... By the time the night came on and the children were draped in slumber on the floor and on pillows and heaps of blankets and clothes, he had fallen in love with the Blue Fairy. " [More, pg. 96-98, etc.]
Faerie Ontario: Ottawa 1987 de Lint, Charles Jack the Giant Killer. New York: Ace Books (1987); pg. 47. "'Do you believe in . . . faeries?' she asked.

'Faeries as in gay, or faeries as in Tinkerbell?'

'As in Tinkerbell--but not all cutesy like that. More like faerie as in the realm of Faerie, with gnomes and wizards and giants and that sort of thing.'



Kate shook her head. ' 'Fraid not. Are you doing a survey?'

'No. What about ghosts? You know, vampires and the walking dead and spooks that come out at night?'

'Well, I don't know about ze Count and his friends, but ghosts . . . maybe ghosts.'


...The first person she asked confirmed what Finn had told her. People believed in the darker creatures of Faerie, in ghosts and the undead, far more readily than they did in gnomes and the like... " [Many other refs. throughout novel, not in DB.]

Faerie Phaze 2981 Anthony, Piers. Blue Adept. New York: Ballantine (1981); pg. 100. "Neysa blew a note of caution. But it was too late. Stile, in his inexperience with the Faerie-folk had made another blunder. Thistlepuff was frowning mischievously at the Lady Blue.

'So thou sayest?' the Sidhe inquired, as sharply as the sound of the wood of a tree-limb snapping... 'Thou art of the Elven kind, surely; but she is as surely mundane. We shall see how she can dance.' And the Sidhe recentered their ring on the lady.

He had gotten her into this; he would have to get her out. Stile crossed to the Lady as she dismounted. He could not even apologize; that would betray the situation to the Faerie-folk. He would have to bluff through... " [Other refs., not in DB.]

Faerie Realm 1984 Bear, Greg. "Book One: The Infinity Concerto " (c. 1984, substantially rewritten for this edition) in Songs of Earth & Power. New York: Tor (1996; 1st ed. 1994); pg. 39. "Michael shook his head. 'Who are the Shee?'

'Alyons and his coursers, among many others. The masters of the Realm. Very sensitive. Whistling irritates them greatly. Any human music. I believe if you whistled your way across a Faerie path when they lived on Earth, they would just as soon have flattened you with barrow stones as said good night. Angry about the despoiling of their art, you see.'

Michael nodded. 'Who is Lamia?'

Savarin shrugged. 'You know more than I. A large woman who lives in the Isomage's house.'

'Who is the Isomage?'

'A sorcerer. He angered the Sidhe far more than someone who simply whistles.' Savarin smiled. Risky returned with a pitcher of water... " [Many other refs to Faerie throughout novel. The Sidhe/Faerie are the main fictional culture of the novel. Other refs. not in DB.]

Faerie Realm 1984 Bear, Greg. "Book One: The Infinity Concerto " (c. 1984, substantially rewritten for this edition) in Songs of Earth & Power. New York: Tor (1996; 1st ed. 1994); pg. 82. "The Earth, home to us all, has spun
A thousand polar dances since
The war called Westering, won
First by men, who decreed that none

Of the race called Sidhe [Faerie] should possess
Souls beyond the border of Death.
Unwitting, the Mage who made us less,
Who imposed this inward emptiness.

Gave to the Sidhe life without end.
And then time came for the wheel to turn
Again. The Sidhe thus damned did send
To defeat the vain and gloating men.


Holder of the Wick of Battle,
Ysra Faer of the line of Till
Confined men-beasts and all allies--
Also made beast, and feast-form still--
On Earth, walled-in like cattle. "

[More to this epic poem, pg. 82-85.]

Faerie Realm 1984 Bear, Greg. "Book One: The Infinity Concerto " (c. 1984, substantially rewritten for this edition) in Songs of Earth & Power. New York: Tor (1996; 1st ed. 1994); pg. 162. "'Fine, I guess. I don't know what it takes to be a priest here--a priest of Adonna.'

'It takes compromises, my father said once. He once tried to worship Adonna like a Sidhe, but it wasn't productive. All the Sidhe [Faerie] have compromised. They worship Adonna, Adonna lets them live here.'

'How can worship be coerced?'

'Some Sidhe are very dedicated to Adonna. They feel a kinship.'

'What kind of kinship?'

'Adonna is like the Sidhe, Lirg said once. 'We deserve each other, we and our god; we are both incomplete and lost.' What is the god of Earth like?' "

Faerie Solar System 3001 Clarke, Arthur C. 3001: The Final Odyssey. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 75. "...with slow flaps of its great leathery wings, was a dragon straight out of Fairyland. And, to complete the picture, there was a beautiful lady riding on its back. "
Faerie United Kingdom 95 C.E. Bradley, Marion Zimmer. Lady of Avalon. New York: Viking Penguin (1997); pg. 1. "The Faerie Queen speaks:

In the world of humankind, the tides of power are turning. . . . To me, the seasons of men go by in moments, but from time to time a flicker will attract my attention.

Mortals say that in Faerie nothing ever changes. But it is not so. There are places where the worlds lie close together as folds in a blanket. One such bridge is the place that men call Avalon... But the touch of cold iron we could not abide, and from that time onward Faerie began to separate itself from the human world. But the ancient wizards taught the humans wisdom... I welcomed to my bed a golden-haired warrior who had wandered into Faerie. He pined and I sent him back, but he left me the gift of a child. Our daughter is as fair and golden as he was, and curious about her human heritage. " [Many other refs. to Faerie throughout novel, not in DB.]

Faerie United Kingdom 249 C.E. Bradley, Marion Zimmer & Diana L. Paxson Priestess of Avalon. New York: Viking (2001); pg. 12. "The cluster of beehive huts at the foot of the Tor belonged to the little community of Christians who lived there. Avalon of the Druids lay in the mists between this world and Faerie... The Lake people... I watched them curiously, for I had heard that my mother had been like them, or perhaps she and they both were like the people of Faerie. " [Extensive other refs in the first few chapters..]
Faerie United Kingdom 1360 C.E. Dickson, Gordon R. The Dragon on the Border. New York: Ace Books (1992); pg. 55. "It was part of the poem by William Allingham, an early nineteenth-century poet. A poem called The Faeries, and one particular quatrain of it went...

'Wee folk, good folk,
Marching all together,
Blue jacket, red cap,
And white owl's feather . . .

[More about Allingham and his poem, pg. 55-60. Other refs. to 'Little Men', not in DB.]

Faerie United Kingdom 1968 Roberts, Keith. "The Lady Margaret " in Modern Classics of Science Fiction. (Gardner Dozois, ed.) New York: St. Martin's Press (1991; story c. 1966); pg. 209. "It was full night, and the Great Heath was pitch black... This was the twentieth century, the age of reason; but the heath was still the home of superstition fears. The haunt of wolves and witches, were-things and Fairies; and the routiers... "
Faerie United Kingdom 1994 Holdstock, Robert. The Hollowing. New York: Roc (1994); pg. 314. -
Faerie United Kingdom: England 500 C.E. Bradley, Marion Zimmer. The Mists of Avalon. New York: Ballantine (1984; c. 1982); pg. ix. "MORGAINE SPEAKS . . .

In my time I have been called many things; sister, lover, priestess, wise-woman, queen. Now in truth I have come to be wise-woman, and a time may come when these things may need to be known. But in sober truth, I think it is the Christians who will tell the last tale. For ever the world of Fairy drifts further from the world in which the Christ holds sway. I have no quarrel with the Christ, only with his priests, who call the Great Goddess a demon and deny that she ever held power in this world. At best, they say that her power was of Satan. Or else they clothe her in the blue robe of the Lady of Nazareth--who indeed had power in her way, too--and say that she was ever virgin. But what can a virgin know of the sorrows and travail of mankind? " [Many refs. throughout novel, not in DB.]

Faerie United Kingdom: England 500 C.E. Bradley, Marion Zimmer. The Mists of Avalon. New York: Ballantine (1984; c. 1982); pg. 78. "Her eyes were dark and serious, and her eyebrows straight and level, so heavy already that they were the most definite feature of her face. A little fairy woman, Igraine thought, not human at all; a pixie. She was no larger than the shepherd girl's babe who was not yet quite two, though Morgaine was nearing four... Igraine caught up the child in her arms and hugged her.

'My little changeling!'

Morgaine suffered the caress, and even kissed her mother in return... " [Other refs. to 'fairies', not in DB.]

Faerie United Kingdom: England 500 C.E. Bradley, Marion Zimmer. The Mists of Avalon. New York: Ballantine (1984; c. 1982); pg. 143. "'It is indeed the land of the fairy folk,' he said, low, ''and you are Morgaine of the Fairies, as always . . . but you are a woman, now, and beautiful, kinswoman.'

She thought, impatient, I am no beautiful, what he sees is the glamour of Avalon. "

Faerie United Kingdom: England 500 C.E. Bradley, Marion Zimmer. The Mists of Avalon. New York: Ballantine (1984; c. 1982); pg. 144. Pg. 144: "'And now I know your voice, Morgaine of the Fairies . . . how dare you come upon me as a priestess, kinswoman? Well, I suppose it is the Lady's will. But I like you better like this than solemn as a Goddess,' he said... "; Pg. 145: "'It is real,' said Lancelet, with an impatient movement of his hand, 'but real in a different way, cut off from the struggle outside. Fairyland, eternal peace--oh, yes, it is home to me, you saw to that, Lady. But it seems that even the sun shines differently here...' " [Many other refs. not in DB, e.g., pg. 158, 226, 626, 734, 751, 767, 818.]
Faerie United Kingdom: England 1100 C.E. White, T. H. The Once and Future King. New York: Ace Books (1996; c. 1939, 1940, 1958); pg. 98. "'Well,' he said, 'suppose that Morgan [le Fay] is the queen of the fairies, or at any rate has to do with them, and that fairies are not the kind of creatures your nurse has told you about. Some people say they are the Oldest Ones of All, who lived in England before the Romans came here--before us Saxons, before the Old Ones themselves--and that they have been driven underground. Some say they look like humans, like dwarfs, and others that they look ordinary, and others that they don't look like anything at all, but put on various shapes as the fancy takes them. Whatever they look like, they have the knowledge of the ancient Gaels. They know things down there in their burrows which the human race has forgotten about, and quite a lot of these things are not good to hear.' " [More.]
Faerie United Kingdom: England 1943 Lewis, C.S. Out of the Silent Planet. New York: Simon & Schuster (1996; c. 1943); pg. 158. "Like you, I can't help trying to fix their relation to the things that appear in terrestrial tradition--gods, angels, fairies. But we haven't the data. "
Faerie United Kingdom: England 1955 Lewis, C.S. The Magician's Nephew (Narnia #6). New York: Macmillan (1970; c. 1955); pg. 19. "'...In fact, Digory, you are now talking to the last man (possibly) who really had a fairy godmother. There! That'll be something for you to remember...'

'I'll bet she was a bad fairy,' thought Digory... "

Faerie United Kingdom: London 1990 Byatt, A.S. Possession. New York: Random House (1991; c. 1990); pg. 8. Pg. 8-10, 42, 51, 132, 135, 194-195, 314, other.
Faerie United Kingdom: Wales 1998 Brooks, Terry. A Knight of the Word. New York: Ballantine (1998); pg. 89. "His ride dropped him right next to the white board sign with black letters that read FAIRY GLEN. " [More about Fairy Glen, pg. 88-95, 164 etc.]
Faerie USA 1985 Zelazny, Roger. Trumps of Doom. New York: Arbor House (1985); pg. 24. "'Come on... Let's take a walk.'

'Where to?' she asked...

'Fairy land,' I replied. 'The fabled realms of yore. Eden. Come on.' "

Faerie USA 1996 Willis, Connie. Bellwether. New York: Bantam Spectra (1997; 1st ed. 1996); pg. 54. "There was a big display up front for Faerie Encounters of the Fourth Kind.

I went upstairs to the kids' section and more fairies: The Flower Fairies (which had been a fad once before, back in the 1910s); Fairies, Fairies Everywhere; More Fairies, Fairies Everywhere; and The Land of Faerie Fun. Also Batman books, Lion King books, Power Rangers books, and Barbie books.

I finally managed to find a hardback copy of Toads and Diamonds, which I'd loved as a kid. It had a fairy in it, but not like those in Fairies, Fairies, Etc., with lavender wings and bluebells for hats... "

Faerie USA 1996 Willis, Connie. Bellwether. New York: Bantam Spectra (1997; 1st ed. 1996); pg. 22-23. "'I remembered what else was on the reserve list,' Lorraine said. 'New book. Guide to the Fairies.'

'What is it, a children's book?'

'No.' She took it off the reserve shelf. 'It's about the presence of fairies in our daily lives.'

She handed it to me. It had a picture of a fairy peeking out from behind a computer on the cover, and it fit one of the criteria for a book fad: It was only 80 pages long. The Bridges of Madison County was 92 pages, Jonathan Livingston Seagull was 93, and Goodbye, Mr. Chips, a huge fad back in 1934, was only 84.

It was also drivel. The chapter titles were 'How to Get in Touch with Your Inner Fairy,' 'How Fairies Can Help Us Get Ahead in the Corporate World,' and 'Why You Shouldn't Pay Attention to Unbelievers.' "

Faerie Utah 1972 Marshall, Donald R. "The Week-end " in Bright Angels & Familiars. (Eugene England, ed.) Salt Lake City, UT: Signature Books (1992; story c. 1972); pg. 44. "...The Art of Writing Fiction; Fairy Mythology in Shakespeare, Arthurian Legends in Medieval Art... "
Faerie world -5000 B.C.E. Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit or There and Back Again. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co. (1997; c. 1937, 1966); pg. 12. "It was often said (in other families) that long ago one of the Took ancestors must have taken a fairy wife. That was, of course, absurd, but certainly there was still something not entirely hobbitlike about them, and once in a while members of the Took-clan would go and have adventures. "
Faerie world -2698 B.C.E. Brooks, Terry. The Druid of Shannara. New York: Ballantine (1991); pg. 5. [Fantasy. Actual year indeterminate.] Pg. 5: "Memories played hide-and-seek in his mind. The Druids had protected the Four Lands once. But the Druids were gone. A handful of descendents of the Elven house of Shannara had been champions of the races for generations, wielding the remnants of the magic of faerie. But they were all dead. "; Pg. 122: "One magic alone had the power to return it00the singular Elfstone which is colored Black and was conceived by the faerie people of the old world in the manner and form of all Elfstones, combining nevertheless in one stone alone the necessary properties of heart, mind, and body. "

Faerie, continued


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