Sword ‘n Sorcery and Kick-Ass Heroines


In a recent comment thread, a couple of us were bemoaning the silly trope of princesses needing to be rescued by heroes wielding magic swords. I recently discovered a new show that has a pretty tough heroine. It’s a show out of New Zealand, Legend of the Seeker, based on Terry Goodkind’s Sword of Truth book series. I’ve only seen one episode so far so I’m not entirely sure what’s going on, but magic is a large part of the action, and the gal running around the woods in the long white gown is pretty handy with a sword. I have not read the books so I have no idea how close the show is to the storyline. Some of the F/X are pretty good and they’re getting ready to launch Season 2 this fall.

Anyway, here’s a clip from the upcoming episode:

 

The Web site is here:

Legend of the Seeker

What I really want to know is, how does she keep that white dress clean during all those sword fights in the woods?

Advertisements

3 thoughts on “Sword ‘n Sorcery and Kick-Ass Heroines

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s