These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Older Than They Think: Barker started developing his fantasy/sci-fi world of Tekumel long before works, similar in terms of scope, meticulous worldbuilding and mythological/historical motifs, like Dune, Star Wars and Warhammer saw the light of day, yet his universe is overshadowed by the success of the franchises based on them.