Question: This is kind of an opinion question I guess but I'm just not sure what to do or well if it would work. Ok so my story idea is about different kingdoms and one of them takes over the rest of them or well most of them. I keep thinking of this as fantasy because I'm creating another world but I also don't think it is because there's no magic or monsters so I feel like I need to add those but then they don't seem to work because it wasn't supposed to have monsters. Today I thought of an idea that the bad guy is like a wizard and that's why he's able to take over the kingdoms so easily and why he can control people. I was also going to add this dark forest where no one has ever survived a night in there because there's a darkness that gets them. The people would know about magic but it's frowned upon and they don't like people with magic there's also not a lot of people that do magic. The only real magic would be like the bad guy and his son and the darkness. Does that sound good or to weird? I'm afraid if I add this stuff that people will be like that wasn't need that it was just thrown in there and didn't make sense. Will I have that problem? Do I have enough to make it work in the story so that it doesn't seem like it's just random but actually belongs? Like if the world was totally normal but then there was magic but had nothing to do with the story it would be totally pointless. Is this idea pointless? Should I just keep it as a
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