You know what they say: Truth is often stranger than fiction.
By Tamoor Hussain | @tamoorh on September 16, 2019 at 9:32AM PDT
Middle-earth; a nuclear monster raining hellfire from above; a dream-hopping killer terrorizing teenagers in their sleep. Whether it’s The Lord of the Rings, Godzilla, or Nightmare on Elm Street, compelling stories have a way of sticking with us. They strike a nerve, make our hearts pound, and burrow into our psyches. Long after we’ve experienced them, we find ourselves still thinking about the tall tales. But why?
Perhaps it’s because, despite how fantastical some of these stories may seem, their seeds are sown in our world. Perhaps it’s because the line between fantasy and reality is much blurrier than most realize…