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Is the genre Dystopian or Fantasy?

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CapesandCovers This would be fantasy.

The definition of dystopian is: noun
a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease, and overcrowding.

Which is not what the world is in this book. It's fantasy, and the Valorian Empire is based off of the Romans.
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