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* TheUnderworld from ''Film/PansLabyrinth'' has fairies, Faun's and TheFairFolk species Ofelia belongs to.

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** ''Film/MaleficentMistressOfEvil'' introduces an underground cavern where Dark Fey from all over the world hide from humans. By the end of the movie [[spoiler:Phillip's kingdom has integrated with the fairy kingdom from the first movie with all three races living in peace.]]

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* In ''Literature/TheWhitePeople'' the titular [[TheFairFolk white people]] dwell in the Deep Dendo, an EldritchLocation that is completely white with monuments depicting horrible things and a swirling sky that may or may not be underground.

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* ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIV: Shadowbringers'' has Il Mheg, a fairy kingdom where several tribes of fae live in isolation from the rest of the world, under the rule of their monarch King Titania. Itís not located in AnotherDimension, as itís actually the former site of an abandoned mortal kingdom that the fairies repurposed for themselves. The local fae tribes range from helpful (the Nu Mou), to capricious (the Pixies), to malicious (the Fuath).


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* The Moors in ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'' fulfill two of the requirements listed above: It is home to TheFairFolk, and ruled by a queen (Maleficent at the beginning, [[spoiler: Aurora]] at the end). It coexists alongside a human kingdom, whose king wishes to conquer it and expand his dominion, even if it means killing the (mostly) benign creatures who inhabit it.
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' gives us the Goblin Kingdom, a surreal Otherworld inhabited by [[OurGoblinsAreDifferent goblins]] and fairies (both of whom show traits of TheFairFolk) and ruled over by...well...a [[MonsterLord Goblin King]] played by Music/DavidBowie.



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* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' gives us the Goblin Kingdom, a surreal Otherworld inhabited by [[OurGoblinsAreDifferent goblins]] and fairies (both of whom show traits of TheFairFolk) and ruled over by...well...a [[MonsterLord Goblin King]] played by Music/DavidBowie.
* The Moors in ''Film/{{Maleficent}}'' fulfill two of the requirements listed above: It is home to TheFairFolk, and ruled by a queen (Maleficent at the beginning, [[spoiler: Aurora]] at the end). It coexists alongside a human kingdom, whose king wishes to conquer it and expand his dominion, even if it means killing the (mostly) benign creatures who inhabit it.
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* The Literature/LandOfOz, from Creator/LFrankBaum's books, is another of the most famous and influential examples. The rule about what happens when you eat the food in a Fairyland has been suggested by fans as the reason Dorothy must keep returning to Oz on a regular basis, ultimately moving there, permanently.
* Neverland, created by J. M. Barrie for his ''Literature/PeterPan'' stories.
* Narnia, the titular Fairyland from Creator/CSLewis's ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia''.
* The ''Literature/{{Bordertown}}'' series (aka the ''Borderlands'' series), a SharedUniverse of three novels and five anthologies of stories written by various authors and edited by Terri Windling, revolves around Bordertown which lies on the border of the Elflands and the World. The basis of the series is that Faerie has returned to the world and the area around Bordertown is a place where magic and technology only work half the time and with unpredictable outcomes.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' has the parasite universe of Fairyland ruled by the Queen of the Elves. [[YearOutsideHourInside There the flow of time has stopped while time on the Disc flies by]]. Fairyland is a bleak place caught between day and night where creatures of myth are stolen from other dimensions or even people's minds and dreams. The section ruled by the Queen is stuck in everlasting winter while the King's world is steaming hot.
* In ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', Faerie is the region of the Nevernever (parallel magical reality encompassing pretty much [[AllMythsAreTrue every mythological location ever]]) closest to the material world. It is mostly ruled by the Summer and Winter (Seelie and Unseelie) Courts of the Sidhe, though there are also the Wyldfae (which are mentioned to be considerably more numerous than the Courts), who belong to neither Court and are occasionally organised into other polities, such as the Tywlwyth Teg and the Erlking's goblins. Summer and Winter, however, are by far the most powerful Faerie states. With a great deal of caution it can be used as a shortcut to travel between distant points in the material world, but the laws of physics and the flow of time are flexible there, and it's entirely possible to spend more (or less) time there than expected.
* ''Literature/TheFaerieQueene'' has Faerie land ruled by the Queen Gloriana whose knights are humans that were SwitchedAtBirth with [[ChangelingTale Changelings]].
* ''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell'' featured Faerie as one of the four domains of creation (the others being Heaven, Hell, and Earth), and quite a lot of the story took place there, as several characters were repeatedly taken there for various lengths of time.
* In the ''Literature/MagicKingdomOfLandover'' series of novels, Faerie is a sort of inter-dimensional nexus between universes.



* In ''The Spearwielder's Tale'', by Creator/RASalvatore, Gary Leger travels to the land of Faerie after he is captured by a leprechaun. Faerie is [[FantasyKitchenSink home to many races]]: elves (who live in the forest of Tir na Nog), leprechauns, dwarves, gnomes, humans, dragons, etc, etc.
* In ''Literature/{{Stardust}}'', Tristran Thorn travels to Faerie by passing through a gap in the Wall in order to find a fallen star for the girl he loves. There he encounters unicorns, fairies, witches, and more. The people of Stormhold may or may not be elves.
* The third and fourth books of Literature/WickedLovely are set predominantly in Faerie, in the 'otherworld' of the High Court, where time moves at only 1/6 of the pace of Earth's and the Fae are ruled by the [[TheSpock logical and emotionless]] [[TheHighQueen Unchanging Queen]], Sorcha.

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* In ''The Spearwielder's Tale'', by Creator/RASalvatore, Gary Leger travels to the land of Faerie after he is captured by a leprechaun. Faerie is [[FantasyKitchenSink home to many races]]: elves (who live in the forest of Tir na Nog), leprechauns, dwarves, gnomes, humans, dragons, etc, etc.
* In ''Literature/{{Stardust}}'', Tristran Thorn travels to Faerie by passing through a gap in the Wall in order to find a fallen star for the girl he loves. There he encounters unicorns, fairies, witches, and more. The people of Stormhold may or may not be elves.
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* The third ''Literature/{{Bordertown}}'' series (aka the ''Borderlands'' series), a SharedUniverse of three novels and fourth books five anthologies of Literature/WickedLovely are set predominantly in Faerie, in stories written by various authors and edited by Terri Windling, revolves around Bordertown which lies on the 'otherworld' border of the High Court, where time moves at only 1/6 of the pace of Earth's Elflands and the Fae are World. The basis of the series is that Faerie has returned to the world and the area around Bordertown is a place where magic and technology only work half the time and with unpredictable outcomes.
* Narnia, the titular Fairyland from Creator/CSLewis's ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia''.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' has the parasite universe of Fairyland
ruled by the [[TheSpock logical Queen of the Elves. [[YearOutsideHourInside There the flow of time has stopped while time on the Disc flies by]]. Fairyland is a bleak place caught between day and emotionless]] [[TheHighQueen Unchanging Queen]], Sorcha.night where creatures of myth are stolen from other dimensions or even people's minds and dreams. The section ruled by the Queen is stuck in everlasting winter while the King's world is steaming hot.
* In ''Literature/DocSidhe'', the protagonist ends up on the fair world in the course of [[spoiler:foiling his ex-girlfriend's kidnapping]].
* In ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'', Faerie is the region of the Nevernever (parallel magical reality encompassing pretty much [[AllMythsAreTrue every mythological location ever]]) closest to the material world. It is mostly ruled by the Summer and Winter (Seelie and Unseelie) Courts of the Sidhe, though there are also the Wyldfae (which are mentioned to be considerably more numerous than the Courts), who belong to neither Court and are occasionally organised into other polities, such as the Tywlwyth Teg and the Erlking's goblins. Summer and Winter, however, are by far the most powerful Faerie states. With a great deal of caution it can be used as a shortcut to travel between distant points in the material world, but the laws of physics and the flow of time are flexible there, and it's entirely possible to spend more (or less) time there than expected.
* ''Literature/TheFaerieQueene'' has Faerie land ruled by the Queen Gloriana, whose knights are humans that were SwitchedAtBirth with [[ChangelingTale Changelings]].



* Creator/DianeDuane puts an interesting spin on Faerie in ''Stealing the Elf-King's Roses''. Here, it is called Alfheim and an AlternateUniverse version of Earth, but not medieval at all. Actually, of all the seven known parallel universe earths, Alfheim is one of the two most technologically advanced ones next to Xaihon. It is ruled by a king, accessed by high-tech gating facilities and [[TheFairFolk no one really trusts the elves]], who are as open, transparent and welcoming of visitors as, say, North Korea. [[spoiler: Turns out, for good reason. When they allow some visitors, it eventually comes to light that they heavily employ {{Glamour}}s over whole cities (though they, in turn, have understandable reasons for their deception). Also, Alfheim is [[GeniusLoci somewhat sentient]], allows everyone, depending on their talent and lineage, to be [[RealityWarper Reality Warpers]] to varying extents (enabling the Glamour) and the king is a downright FisherKing. Plus AllMythsAreTrue applies for several of the parallel worlds, but particularily for Alfheim and Midgarth.]]

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* Creator/DianeDuane puts an interesting spin on In Creator/JulieKagawa's ''Literature/TheIronFey'', most of the books are set in it.
* ''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell'' featured
Faerie in ''Stealing the Elf-King's Roses''. Here, it is called Alfheim and an AlternateUniverse version of Earth, but not medieval at all. Actually, of all the seven known parallel universe earths, Alfheim is as one of the two most technologically advanced ones next to Xaihon. It is ruled by a king, accessed by high-tech gating facilities four domains of creation (the others being Heaven, Hell, and [[TheFairFolk no one really trusts Earth), and quite a lot of the elves]], who are story took place there, as open, transparent and welcoming of visitors as, say, North Korea. [[spoiler: Turns out, for good reason. When they allow some visitors, it eventually comes to light that they heavily employ {{Glamour}}s over whole cities (though they, in turn, have understandable reasons for their deception). Also, Alfheim is [[GeniusLoci somewhat sentient]], allows everyone, depending on their talent and lineage, to be [[RealityWarper Reality Warpers]] to varying extents (enabling the Glamour) and the king is a downright FisherKing. Plus AllMythsAreTrue applies for several of the parallel worlds, but particularily characters were repeatedly taken there for Alfheim and Midgarth.]]various lengths of time.



* In ''Literature/DocSidhe'', the protagonist ends up on the fair world in the course of [[spoiler:foiling his ex-girlfriend's kidnapping]].
* In Creator/RuthFrancesLong's ''Literature/TheTreacheryOfBeautifulThings'', this is where Jenny's brother went, and where she is looking for him.
* In Creator/JulieKagawa's ''Literature/TheIronFey'', most of the books are set in it.

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* The ''Literature/LandOfOz'', from Creator/LFrankBaum's books, is another of the most famous and influential examples. The rule about what happens when you eat the food in a Fairyland has been suggested by fans as the reason Dorothy must keep returning to Oz on a regular basis, ultimately moving there, permanently.
* In ''Literature/DocSidhe'', the protagonist ends up ''Literature/MagicKingdomOfLandover'' series of novels, Faerie is a sort of inter-dimensional nexus between universes.
* In ''Literature/TheMortalInstruments'' is mentioned that there is this kingdom. In fact, the heroes visit it twice on their adventures. In the sequel, ''Literature/TheDarkArtifices'', the heroes experience an adventure there.
* Neverland, created by J. M. Barrie for his ''Literature/PeterPan'' stories.
* Creator/RobertRankin's ''Raiders of the Lost Car Park'' [[MagiBabble "explains"]] that Fairyland consists of the parts of the world that exist on flat maps but not on globes, which in fact has nothing to do with Mercator's projection or anything like that, don't be silly.
* In the ''Literature/RiversOfLondon'' book ''Foxglove Summer'', Peter gets taken into Fairyland from Herefordshire. It has the same basic landscape, except there are no villages, the old English forests still stretch as far as the eye can see, and even the Roman road is just a slight scar
on the fair world landscape. TheFairFolk, who seemed impossibly perfect inhuman beings in the course of [[spoiler:foiling his ex-girlfriend's kidnapping]].
* In Creator/RuthFrancesLong's ''Literature/TheTreacheryOfBeautifulThings'', this is where Jenny's brother went,
real world, seem more human and where she is looking for him.
* In Creator/JulieKagawa's ''Literature/TheIronFey'', most of the books are set in it.
"real" on their own turf ... which only makes them more scary.



* In the ''Literature/RiversOfLondon'' book ''Foxglove Summer'', Peter gets taken into Fairyland from Hertfordshire. It has the same basic landscape, except there are no villages, the old English forests still stretch as far as the eye can see, and even the Roman road is just a slight scar on the landscape. TheFairFolk, who seemed impossibly perfect inhuman beings in the real world, seem more human and "real" on their own turf ... which only makes them more scary.
* Creator/RobertRankin's ''Raiders of the Lost Car Park'' [[MagiBabble "explains"]] that Fairyland consists of the parts of the world that exist on flat maps but not on globes, which in fact has nothing to do with Mercator's projection or anything like that, don't be silly.
* In ''Literature/TheMortalInstruments'' is mentioned that there is this kingdom. In fact, the heroes visit it twice on their adventures. Also in the sequel ''Literature/TheDarkArtifices'' the heroes experience an adventure there.

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* In ''The Spearwielder's Tale'', by Creator/RASalvatore, Gary Leger travels to the ''Literature/RiversOfLondon'' book ''Foxglove Summer'', Peter gets taken into Fairyland from Hertfordshire. It has the same basic landscape, except there are no villages, the old English forests still stretch as far as the eye can see, and even the Roman road land of Faerie after he is just captured by a slight scar on the landscape. TheFairFolk, who seemed impossibly perfect inhuman beings leprechaun. Faerie is [[FantasyKitchenSink home to many races]]: elves (who live in the real world, seem more human forest of Tir na Nog), leprechauns, dwarves, gnomes, humans, dragons, etc, etc.
* In ''Literature/{{Stardust}}'', Tristran Thorn travels to Faerie by passing through a gap in the Wall in order to find a fallen star for the girl he loves. There he encounters unicorns, fairies, witches,
and "real" more. The people of Stormhold may or may not be elves.
* Creator/DianeDuane puts an interesting spin on Faerie in ''Stealing the Elf-King's Roses''. Here, it is called Alfheim and an AlternateUniverse version of Earth, but not medieval at all. Actually, of all the seven known parallel universe earths, Alfheim is one of the two most technologically advanced ones next to Xaihon. It is ruled by a king, accessed by high-tech gating facilities and [[TheFairFolk no one really trusts the elves]], who are as open, transparent and welcoming of visitors as, say, North Korea. [[spoiler: Turns out, for good reason. When they allow some visitors, it eventually comes to light that they heavily employ {{Glamour}}s over whole cities (though they, in turn, have understandable reasons for their deception). Also, Alfheim is [[GeniusLoci somewhat sentient]], allows everyone, depending
on their own turf ... which only makes them more scary.
* Creator/RobertRankin's ''Raiders
talent and lineage, to be [[RealityWarper Reality Warpers]] to varying extents (enabling the Glamour) and the king is a downright FisherKing. Plus AllMythsAreTrue applies for several of the Lost Car Park'' [[MagiBabble "explains"]] that Fairyland consists parallel worlds, but particularily for Alfheim and Midgarth.]]
* In Creator/RuthFrancesLong's ''Literature/TheTreacheryOfBeautifulThings'', this is where Jenny's brother went, and where she is looking for him.
* The third and fourth books of ''Literature/WickedLovely'' are set predominantly in Faerie, in the "otherworld"
of the parts High Court, where time moves at only 1/6 of the world that exist on flat maps but not on globes, which in fact has nothing to do with Mercator's projection or anything like that, don't be silly.
* In ''Literature/TheMortalInstruments'' is mentioned that there is this kingdom. In fact,
pace of Earth's and the heroes visit it twice on their adventures. Also in Fae are ruled by the sequel ''Literature/TheDarkArtifices'' the heroes experience an adventure there.[[TheSpock logical and emotionless]] [[TheHighQueen Unchanging Queen]], Sorcha.



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* In ''Webcomic/{{Hexenringe}}'', Xanadan is another dimension also known as Otherworld and is home to Xili and Unxili (based on Seelie and Unseelie). [[http://hexenringe.blogspot.jp/2013/12/interlude-xanadan.html This strip]] shows the first glimpse of Xanadan and the Xili.



* In ''Webcomic/{{Hexenringe}}'', Xanadan is another dimension also known as Otherworld and is home to Xili and Unxili (based on Seelie and Unseelie). [[http://hexenringe.blogspot.jp/2013/12/interlude-xanadan.html This strip]] shows the first glimpse of Xanadan and the Xili.

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* ''VideoGame/PathfinderKingmaker'', based on the Tabletop game of the same name, features this heavily, and it's eventually revealed that [[spoiler: the "veil" between the Stolen Lands and the First World is shockingly thin]], thus explaining why TheFairFolk are so numerous there.


* Fey creatures in ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' are native to the First World, an alternate dimension filled with natural beauty and unpredictable laws of physics.

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* Fey creatures in ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' are native to the First World, an alternate dimension filled with natural beauty and unpredictable laws of physics. It was originally created as the gods' first prototypes for the material world, where they tested out possible laws of physics, laws of magic, geographies, ecosystems and creatures as they perfect their grand project. When they were finished, they simply "painted over" their original drafts and created the Material Plane from scratch, leaving their first creations to their own devices. This is why the First World is as chaotic as it is -- its unpredictable natural laws are caused by all the possible laws of physics that it was used to test out, its weird and varied creatures are the countless prototypes and abandoned designs for the physical world's inhabitants, and its being cut off from the flow of souls to the realms of the gods makes even death inconstant there.

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* [[UsefulNotes/SouthAfrica South African]] series ''Series/DieLieweHeksie'' was a TV childrens' show based on the adventures of a witch who dwells in the summer country of Bloemmieland (Land of Flowers) combatting the schemes of the barren winterland of Gifappeltjieland (The Poisoned-Apple Country). These are the two opposing sides of Faerie.
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* A rare science fiction example of this is found in the planet Faery from ''Franchise/SentouYouseiYukikaze''. It is accessible only through a hyperspace portal that mysteriously appeared out of nowhere in Antarctica. The planet itself is a bizarre place and even has an alternate version of itself as an EldritchLocation. The inhabitants of Faery, the JAM, are completely shrouded in mystery and their motives are alien to humanity. There are times when the main character feels like being on Faery is like being in a dream.

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* A rare science fiction example of this is found in the planet Faery from ''Franchise/SentouYouseiYukikaze''.''Literature/SentouYouseiYukikaze''. It is accessible only through a hyperspace portal that mysteriously appeared out of nowhere in Antarctica. The planet itself is a bizarre place and even has an alternate version of itself as an EldritchLocation. The inhabitants of Faery, the JAM, are completely shrouded in mystery and their motives are alien to humanity. There are times when the main character feels like being on Faery is like being in a dream.

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* The spirit world of ''[[Anime/AuraBattlerDunbine Byston Well]]'' has three layers with the top being the "Land of the Ferario" which is home to various types of fairies who are ruled over by their Queen - Jacoba Aon.


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* ''TabletopGame/ChangelingTheDreaming'' has Arcadia and the Dreaming, two bizarre worlds inhabited by faerie entities and largely shut off from mortals and even from other supernaturals.

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* ''TabletopGame/ChangelingTheDreaming'' has Arcadia and the Dreaming, two bizarre worlds inhabited by faerie entities and largely shut off from mortals and even from other supernaturals. Arcadia is the homeland of the fae, but was cut off from Earth once disbelief got too strong, forcing the fae left on Earth to take refuge in human bodies. ''Something'' not good is going on there in recent years, but the details are ShroudedInMyth thanks to the clouded memories of the sidhe who have been returning to Earth.


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* ''TabletopGame/ArsMagica'': Arcadia is the sort of Faerieland you'd get if you mixed folk mythology to get a cross between Shakespearean fairies, the Celtic Otherworld, and Norse "Aelfheim" (Elfland). It's a pretty dangerous place, despite being almost always beautiful. It has four directions: Dark, Light, Summer and Winter; if you went towards any of them long enough, you would either die or lose your mind.

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* In ''Literature/TheMortalInstruments'' is mentioned that there is this kingdom. In fact, the heroes visit it twice on their adventures. Also in the sequel ''Literature/TheDarkArtifices'' the heroes experience an adventure there.


* In ''The Spearwielder's Tale'', by R. A. Salvatore, Gary Leger travels to the land of Faerie after he is captured by a leprechaun. Faerie is [[FantasyKitchenSink home to many races]]: elves (who live in the forest of Tir na Nog), leprechauns, dwarves, gnomes, humans, dragons, etc, etc.

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* In ''The Spearwielder's Tale'', by R. A. Salvatore, Creator/RASalvatore, Gary Leger travels to the land of Faerie after he is captured by a leprechaun. Faerie is [[FantasyKitchenSink home to many races]]: elves (who live in the forest of Tir na Nog), leprechauns, dwarves, gnomes, humans, dragons, etc, etc.

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* Tír na nÓg is mentioned in ''Manga/TheAncientMagusBride'' when Titania and Oberon appear to meet Elias and Chise.

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