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    Bangsian Fantasy

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    The Bangsian Fantasy is a fantasy trope where famous historical or literary individuals interact within the after-life. It was named after John Kendrick Bangs who often wrote in said manner.

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    Kratos finding Prometheus and his eternal punishment for defying Zeus by helping humanity.
    Kratos finding Prometheus and his eternal punishment for defying Zeus by helping humanity.

    The bangsian fantasy is often a story trope or a plot line in which a deceased historical figure or well known literary character is interacting or communicating with the protagonist in the realm of the after-life. Although the term; bangsian fantasy, has rarely been used directly to describe a story arc in video game, or a protagonists interactions in said manner, the countless uses of this technique can be prevalently found in many different genres of video games.

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