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Besides an urban setting, the important thing about urban fantasy is that it's almost always set in modern or near modern times. This usually means the 19th-21st centuries.

On the other hand, high fantasy takes place in a totally fictional world with no relationship to our own (like Lord of the Rings’ Middle Earth). Epic quests, journeys, and wars are common in high fantasy. Whatever is happening in high fantasy is huge and important.

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