March Madness is upon us, but this one has nothing to do with basketball. Our friends over at Unbound Worlds just launched their 8th annual Cage Match!
What is Cage Match?
Unbound Worlds thought it’d be a real kick to pit their favorite science fiction and fantasy characters against each other in a fight to the death, and it’d be even MORE of a kick if they brought in some authors to write short scenes illustrating how they thought those fights might play out. And on top of that, they invited users to come vote on the outcome of those fights.
This year, the theme is Creature Feature. For the first time, the competition includes an all non-human bracket of characters from science fiction and fantasy books. In this elimination tournament we get to see some of our favorite creatures duke it out in original fiction battles written by acclaimed authors such as Liana Brooks, Cassandra Khaw, Seanan McGuire, Laura Sebastian, and Michael Poore, among others.
Ready to cast your vote?
Before you head over to Unbound Worlds to start voting, check out our list of our favorite characters included in the tourny this year. Obviously, we’ll be rooting for these lovable creatures who are from some of the classic children’s books we grew up with. Not that we’re biased, but we’re a little biased.