I love how subversive of fantasy tropes Carry On is. Agatha gives up magic because it just doesn’t make her feel good inside??? like, can you imagine a harry potter character giving up magic??? and she isn’t the prize anyone wins at the end?? she just lives her fucking life???
the chosen one SUCKS at being chosen??? gives up the thing that makes him special? because it just seems like the right thing to do???
the white “old man” mentor type who’s going to bring peace and equality?? turns out to be the bad guy?? but is still complex and not just evil TM?
smart best girl friend is not a mary sue???
arch-nemesis doesn’t die or suffer for redemption??? everyone just loves him??? and everything’s ok???
badass peace loving lady dies defending everyone??
main actually receives mental health care????
gay BOYS KISSING??? NEITHER OF THEM HAS TO DIE??? THEY END UP TOGETHER?!!!?? i just…