Last Year’s King Vetinari, Queen Esme Weatherwax (aka Granny) and their esteemed Chancellor, Greebo the Cat, have laid down the insignia of their high office so we have …
The election of this year’s King, Queen and Chancellor of Fantasy Faire!
When it comes to Fantasy, we all have our favorite characters. Some may be good – Gandalf or Harry Potter, Belle or Menolly. Or maybe we love the dark side – Maleficent or Steerpike. Or maybe we enjoy the conflicted – Jamie Lannister or Mrs Coulter.
Whoever is your favorite, you have a chance to nominate them and perhaps see them crowned as King and Queen of Fantasy Faire at the fabulous Fantasy Faire Ball!
What do I do?
First of all, use the form below to nominate your favorite male and female characters.
We will choose the top five male and female characters, and there will be a final vote-off during the Faire itself.
Then the winners will be announced at the May Day Costume Ball on May 1st.
So who will it be? Corwin or Aragorn? Arya Stark or Nanny Ogg? Tyrion or Frodo? The White Witch or Agatha Heterodyne?
Nominate your favorites today!
But what about your favorite non-human (or human type) characters? Don’t they get a chance too?
Of course they do! There’s an election for Chancellor – and this is for your favorite character who has no elements of human appearance. This means that Ariel (mermaid) and Mr Tumnus (faun) could be King and Queen, but Archimedes (the owl, not the scientist) would be nominated for Chancellor.
So will your Chancellor be Teremaire or Ratty (or Mole, Toad or Badger)? Will it be Reepicheep or Pegasus?
NB Characters should be chosen from works of fantasy which can be written or graphical texts or films, TV or radio shows. We want to be broadly inclusive of genres – thus fairytales, high fantasy, steampunk, urban fantasy, vampire sagas (and others) will all be classified as fantasy.
Please note: last year’s winners, Vetinari, Granny Weatherwax and Greebo the cat, all from the works of Terry Pratchett, are NOT eligible for election this year.