Honey, any literature is legit. It's just legit to those whose thing it is. We don't have to like or talk or think the same thing (the world would be in trouble if it got into my head -quaranty)
Fantasy literature goes as far back as Egyptian times. There were scribes desinated to emblish stories of the kings and their conquests.
For instance, review some of these http://www.tolkienlibrary.com/
If you like really ghorie stories = http://www.violetbooks.com/
You can even personalize your own fantasy novel via this site:
Let me know what you think of them. So many ways to go, so many sites to research, so many choices to make, so many fantasy's to enrich my heart and soul >-