Robin hood worldbuilding style guide
A project to redesign the classic tale of Robin Hood with new characters, environments, and narrative scenes.
In my retelling of Robin Hood, Prince John, a raven alchemist, uses his powerful alchemy to take control of all the civilization’s fire to heat his ice palace, and he stores it within Sherwood Forest, his own personal vault. After the fire was taken, the planet’s environment transformed into an arctic tundra, and now its civilians must barter and trade their little remaining fire as currency to survive the cold conditions. Robin Hood and his friendly healer, Maid Marion, now steal fire instead of gold to give back to the surrounding poor tribes. In order to protect his fire from future theft, Prince John creates The Sheriff, a monstrous being who can shape-shift as he pleases and possesses immeasurable strength.