Name one instance in which the damsel wasn't used in an overtly or implicitly demeaning way.I cannot conjure up a single account.
I've read this year an older series that I believe will satisfy fans of fantawsy less focused on the epic scale and more on characters and adventure :
I'm not sure what you do to your Scrivener projects but mine are seldom larger than 3 MB (not many images though) and seldom takes more than a few seconds
Miles Cameron's The Red Knight is this month's Orbital drop - on sale for $2.99.
Finished Emperor of Thorns by Lawrence and The Open Curtain by Brian Evenson.
Emperor is a fitting end to a rather awesome trilogy. Lawrence's