“Wu-Ding’s Journey to the West” by Tang Fei plays on Entropy (and obviously on another famous story, though I still don't know that one) and tries to imagine a world where it is reversed. Unfortunately it is not very consistent in that, so overall it feels like this ‘magic’ is more set-dressing than structural worldbuilding. (And why the three generations? Is that a reference lost on me?)

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