Q: What hero (of any gender) would you name your child after, if we lived in a society with names like that?
A: When I was younger I was determined to name my son Raistlin, after the conflicted character from the Dragonlance books by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman. Luckily, I haven’t, and both my kids have pretty normal names. In another reality, things might well have been different! ‘Elric’ also has a nice ring to it…
Rob Francis’s story “Beneath the Sea of Glass” was published on Friday, 13 October 2017.
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