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Did Emiko have a hand in the Queen's Gambit sinking?

A recent episode of Arrow ended with a flashback- Emiko is watching the news as it reports the yacht Queen's Gambit lost in a storm; shortly afterward she is seen burning some paper blueprints of the ...
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Is Doombreed Hitler?

Just saw another question regarding Doombreed, and it made me wonder. Evidence from the text: His True Name was long forgotten, remembered only on a scroll of dried skin, but he was once human, a ...
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Why would the Overseers waste their stock of slaves on the Game?

Episode 10 of Alien Nation depicts the Tenctonese slaves being subjected to a game of life-or-death Russian roulette in the form of the Game. Two slaves are strapped to a machine and water is fired at ...
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What order should I read the Stormlight Archive in? [duplicate]

I have already read Way of Kings and Words of Radiance and I was wondering what I should read next. I heard there are six smaller books that I need to read before reading Oathbringer and have no idea ...
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Book series of warriors who channel magic through singing

I’m trying to locate the name of a series of books I read about 20 years ago. I think they were older but not certain. I think there were 5-8 books in the series. The main ...
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What happened to Viserion in Season 7?

In the end of season 7, Daenerys's dragon, Viserion, Does it make any difference in that case?
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Are there other sources of air in the crypt of Winterfell?

When fire burns it removes oxygen and gives out carbon dioxide (among other gases) this means that if a fire burns in a confined space it quickly becomes fatal to humans to be in the space even if the ...
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TV series episode where humans nuke aliens before decrypting their message that states they come in peace

I remember one episode from The X-Files (I think) where aliens contacted people. They were using weird language and people were trying to decode it to understand what they want. I remember that they ...
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Avatar: How could Toph see earth that was flying in air

In 'Avatar, The Last Airbender" Toph explains that even though she can not see, she can "see" using earth bending. She can feel the earth with her feet and we see an example of how she can "see" the ...
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Why didn't Will continue to make windows and fight the Spectres?

Major spoilers, this question is about the end of The Amber Spyglass. I won't put everything into a spoiler block. At the end of The Amber Spyglass, Will and Lyra (and an angel) discuss whether there ...
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In The Sword of Truth how do you get Subtractive Magic?

I am reading Terry Goodkind's books to improve my English, but sometimes I miss some details. It is said that Richard is the first wizard in thousands of years to be born with both sides of the Gift, ...
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Can Capitol teenage or preteen citizens participate in The Hunger Games?

What if you were a Capitol citizen who was of the age of the District children who could fight in the games, could you as a Capitol citizen be able to participate in the games if you wanted to? Like ...
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Why do children of Robert's Rebellion call Jon Snow what they're calling him?

OK word is out that Jon Snow is the However for anyone who was part of Robert's Rebellion Yet Bran Stark, Samwell Tarly and a few others says he's Can anyone explain this?
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Are there any other instances of an existing knight appointing another knight? [duplicate]

In Game of Thrones S08E2 "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms", in the scene where Are there any instances in the books where an existing knight gave another warrior Knighthood by himself?
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Short story with alien vampire hunter on Earth

Looking for a short story. Background was there were a ship of alien viruses(vampires) intended for a night planet that had crashed on Earth long ago and were accidentally activated by radio ...
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What is the Last Command referring to?

I have always wondered, what is the title of the Star Wars Thraw Trilogy novel Last Command referring to? Is it Mara's last order from the late Emperor to kill Luke? Or is it in reference to Thrawn ...
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Did the Emperor avoid developing the Primarchs' powers?

We know that the Primarchs were probably all or mostly psykers of some degree. We also know, however, that most of them didn't exhibit significant powers compared to most major canon psykers. Nor do ...
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Fantasy-type manga where the main character defeats the demon king and goes forward in time

I'm looking for a fantasy manga where after the main character defeats the demon king, he ends up going forward in time. He also has some sort of guild related to moons that he can "shrink down" and ...
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Webcomic set in a futuristic world reminiscent of early 20th C. visions of future, with Hergé-like ligne claire style, miniature robot character

I'm trying to remember the name of a webcomic I came across some years ago (2000s to early 2010s). I recall the aesthetic of the world (I don't think it was specified to be Earth) looked like it drew ...
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Is the term “strawberry spring” something made up by Stephen King for the short story?

In the short story Strawberry Spring by Stephen King, which in my opinion has enough hints of the supernatural to qualify for this site, the "strawberry spring" of the title is a false spring, much ...
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Why has the theme song from Once Upon A Time been removed from Netflix and replaced with a 5-second title card?

When I started watching Once Upon A Time, several years ago, there was a minute and half theme song and intro that I thoroughly enjoyed watching. Now that I am revisiting the show (rewatching the ...
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Non-serious book about children selected to be heroes by aliens

I'm looking this book I read 5-10 years ago (I read a Finnish version). I think it is intended for children or teenagers. The main character is a human kid transported with other children and some ...
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In “Divergent” how is it possible there are so few divergent people and that everyone is born to follow a single trait?

In the novel Divergent by Veronica Roth, people are sorted into five “factions.” The factions are Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the kind), Erudite (the intelligent), Abnegation (the selfless), and ...
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What happens to a speedster's diet when a power dampener is used on them?

As it's been mentioned on numerous occasions in The Flash (2014) TV series and also sometimes in the Justice League: Animated series, a speedster needs to consume an insane amount of food just to stay ...
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Book about a teenager and alien [duplicate]

I am trying to find the title of a book that I read in the late 90s early 00s. I think the book was part of a trilogy. This is what I can remember about the story, a teenage boy leads a normal life ...
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Book about a place full of crazy people where one sane person is also locked in

About 15 years ago my mum told me about a book she read and I'm trying to find out what the title is. It wasn't a series but a single book and was most likely in English. It was about a walled off ...
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Do Klingons Respect Human Warriors from Antiquity?

In general, especially before the Treaty of Alliance, and the earlier neutral zone cease-fires, the Klingons thought very lowly of humanity. However, fast-forward, in time to after the Treaty of ...
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Why do people think Winterfell crypts is the safest place for women, children & old people?

In Game of Thrones S08E02 "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms", it is repeatedly mentioned by multiple characters (I counted 6) that when the Night King & the Army of the Dead attack, the Winterfell ...
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Who can become a wight?

Can any dead become a wight or must they be victims of the wights or White Walkers? The question comes from a discussion around people, horses and dragons being reanimated.
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What is the most future (but still in our universe) setting in gaming?

As far as I can recall, the farthest time in the future that a videogame has taken place would be that of Warhammer 40k (41st century). Has there been a game that takes place in our universe but in ...
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Short story about an alien named Ushtu(?) coming from a future Earth, when ours was destroyed by a nuclear explosion

I'm looking for a short story about an alien from a future Earth (from an age after a nuclear explosion destroys ours). IIR he was part of a group mind and was named (?) Ushtu
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Why isn't everyone flabbergasted about Bran's “gift”?

Bran has become the three-eyed raven, and can see anything that has happened in history using his mind's eye. This is an incredible gift that takes place in a world in which people doubt the existence ...
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How effective was Charlie's fireproof balaclava?

Charlie has a fireproof balaclava which he presumably uses as part of his work with dragons. Charlie was darning a fireproof balaclava. (Goblet of Fire, Chapter 10, Mayhem at the Ministry). ...
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Who's the Giant Batman in the back of this dark knights metal Batman picture?

I have found websites which describe all the other batmen but not the giant cloaked Batman in the back, who is this Batman and what multiverse are they from?
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Can anyone explain what's the meaning of this in the new Game of Thrones opening animations?

With season 8 came a new opening scene animation, which now takes us down to the Crypts of Winterfell and the Throne room in KL. In the older opening animation we saw the Stag, Dragon and Lion ...
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Why doesn't Voldemort use Accio on Harry? [duplicate]

This doesn't make sense to me. Voldemort could just say Accio Glasses and temporarily blind Harry. Why doesn't he use Accio on the offensive against Harry?
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Encyclopedia of aliens

As a kid I had a book about aliens. It was a pseudo-encyclopedia of sorts with different kinds of articles and chapters about extraterrestrials. I was so young at the time, I don't remember a great ...
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Film where boy's parent reveal their alien selves to him

I never saw the full film, just a uk trailer, dated maybe about 1990. I thought at the time "I'm gonna watch that" but then the years intervened. I've had a search through this site but no joy. What ...
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Anime where powers are measured with crystals

I faintly remember an anime I loved but didn't finish. There are a boy and 2 girls in a cafe in one episode. They use crystals to see what magical powers the boy has. They are elemental crystals ...
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How smart is King K Rool/what is King K Rool’s IQ? [on hold]

King Keith Rool, yes I that is his name, is many things, but I don’t think stupid is one of them. Just look at what he knows; mechanical engineering (He has a gun that works as a vacuum, a helicopter ...
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How tall is Jake the dog when stretched to his full length

How far can Jake the dog stretch?
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Why does Spock recommend this not be spoken of anymore?

At the end of ST:DIS 2x14, Spock recommends that in order to prevent the experienced series of events from unfolding again. This left me deeply confused. I understand that the data was ...
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What is the average height of King K. Rool in the Donkey Kong Country games? [on hold]

King K. Rool is a hulking beast with a questionable IQ who has been twice the size of Donkey Kong (DKC) to twice the size of Diddy (DKC2)to quadruple the size of Donkey Kong (DK64) to the same size as ...
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What creature or object is represented during the time travel sequence in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home?

The plot of the film Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home revolves around the main characters traveling back in time from the 23rd century to 1986, in order to obtain and bring back a pair of humpback whales,...
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Why do Asgard beam weapons seem to burn out quickly?

Why do the Asgard beam weapons seem to burn out very quickly when used by the BC-304 class ships? The human crew only got one shot off on the Wraith super-hive for example, and we've never seen them ...
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What is the Density of a Luma from mario? [on hold]

In the mario series the species known as Lumas intrigue me. Pink/Hungry lumas have the ability to transform into celestial bodies such as dwarf planets or galaxies. So with this information can anyone ...
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How is it possible for there to be Death Star wreckage remaining? [on hold]

In the recently released teaser for Episode IX, there is a shot at 1:38 featuring wreckage from one of the Death Stars (it's unclear which one). However, both Death Stars were destroyed by being ...
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Why did Bronn offer to be Tyrion Lannister's champion in trial by combat?

In the story, A Game of Thrones, Tyrion Lannister demands a trial by combat after being wrongly accused of trying to kill Bran Stark and conspiring to kill Lord Jon Arryn. The halls of the Eyrie ...
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Cartoon or anime featuring identical robots wearing hats and walking in ranks

At 0:57 there is some animation, might be from some anime. So I was wondering which one?
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How does Physics justify Ouija? [on hold]

How does Physics justify Ouija? And the method of using planchette to call spirits?

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