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“I grew up reading classic literature, contemporary literature, philosophy, scientific books, and fantasy. A lot of fantasy. I must have read a thousand fantasy novels in my days, if not more. For the most part they all ignored my existence, or rather, represented only the existence of one culture: Western Europe, so much to the point that it was a running gag among my friends.

I remember saying, “So you’re telling me in a world of ogres, orcs, dragons, and hobbits, there’s no black people?”

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