Guess what? You were right and they were wrong. People do want to read more stories like Lord of the Rings.
The world that you began building back when you were a paratrooper in Manitoba back in the 60’s, not only do people want to read about Conel and Rorick’s adventures as they quote poems back and forth between them, they are excited to read them.
They want to read that world you created and we can give it to them.
I will give it to them. All of your hard work was worth it.