Girl Lives with a Powerful Notorious Magician

Fantasy lovers must be very familiar with this trope

Let’s see if this sounds familiar. A girl who is in some way disenfranchised is left with no other recourse but to stay with a powerful but incredibly notorious magician or wizard.

More often than not, the girl comes in and is given the position of a servant. But then the girl is discovered to have an aptitude for magic.

But even before that, there’s this belligerent sexual tension between the girl and the magician that seems to imply that the magician sort-of views her his equal at least in terms of intellect and/or sheer stubbornness

Any of that familiar to you? Any of it sound good? Here are some recommendations for you:

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Books for Escaflowne fans

What’s not to love about Escaflowne (aka Vision of Escaflowne aka Tenkuu no Escaflowne)?

  • Totally catchy, iconic and angelic soundtrack
  • Mechas for war
  • Swordfights
  • Mechas with swords doing swordfights
  • Protective Action Guy with wings
  • Normal girl transported to another world and develops clairvoyant powers
  • Theme of destiny and choice
  • Beautiful, stunning animation

If you loved Escaflowne for any of these reasons, you might like these books:

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