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Who manipulated Kylo Ren to turn to the Dark Side when he was the son of Han Solo & Princes Leia?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens we can see that Kylo Ren is the son of Han Solo and Princes Leia. Even though his parents are part of the good side Kylo turned to the Dark Side & wanted to be the ...
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Did Starfleet Ever ReEncounter John Doe?

In the ST TNG episode, Transfigurations (S3 E25), “John Doe” is discovered inside an escape pod and over the course of the episode, is transfigured into his species’ next evolutionary state, which ...
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What is the connection between the Beyonder race and classic Beyonder?

I’ve read comic books with pre retcon Beyonder, as well as some with the race of Beyonders, and in one, it references there being ‘ a child unit from the secret wars ‘ who was one. They both come from ...
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Why is the Flash not super smart? [duplicate]

Assuming intelligence is defined by the speed a person can process/calculate information and combined with the fact that the Flash has to think really fast if he wants to control his speed, we can ...
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Who or what were Primus and Unicron?

The most iconic of Transformers questions ,at least in my opinion: Who is Primus? What was his purpose? Was he an Autobot? On the other hand, Who is Unicron? What was his purpose? Was he a ...
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Did The Lucky Charms Leprechaun always exist in the same universe as other General Mills characters?

In new Lucky Charms boxes, the Leprechaun is featured alongside the Trix rabbit and Chip the dog in several stories. This is the first time that I've ever seen this. If I recall correctly, in all ...
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Is Angus from Small gods really a small god?

In Pratchett's novel Small gods, there is this character, Angus. Because he saves St. Ungulant from the lion attack it is clear that he is not only fictional (as opposed to what we could think when ...
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Why do Autobots have blue eyes while Decepticons have red eyes?

In the G1 series, we can see there that the Autobots have blue eyes while the Decepticons have red eyes. Even in the movies they apply the same concept. So what is the meaning of these colors?
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What happened to the Telvanni?

What happened to the Telvanni family? They don't seem to appear in games set in later timeframes, and I was wondering if they are still around somewhere. Please note that I'm not referring here to ...
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Did Arthur C Clarke portray any gay characters in his fiction?

Arthur C Clarke was gay. Did he portray any of his characters as gay (or otherwise LGBT)?
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Have any producers commented on what would be done with Chekov?

Certainly, it is very much unclear if there will ever be another Kelvin-timeline Star Trek movie. But the death of Anton Yelchin would leave a quandary for the character of Chekov in any such film. ...
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Is Tobho Mott really Qohorik?

Tobho Mott's name speaks for itself, it simply isn't Westerosi. From the man's own accounts, he spent his youth in Qohor. Ned sipped his wine and let the man go on. The Knight of Flowers ...
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Didn't these two characters from The Last Jedi already meet in The Force Awakens?

At the end of The Last Jedi, Poe introduces himself to Rey and it's strongly implied that this is the first time they have met, let alone talked to one another. However, in The Force Awakens, it ...
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Prominent Irish and Welsh characters in the Harry Potter books

I was wondering if there are any prominent characters in the Harry Potter books whom we could claim, beyond a reasonable doubt, to be Irish or Welsh. I think Seamus is Irish (based on a recent ...
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From where in the UK do these Harry Potter characters come? [closed]

I've been trying to locate from where certain Harry Potter characters come from in Britain (as in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland), and have had limited success. Most of these characters ...
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What is the Three-eyed Crow true identity on the show?

Is the Three-eyed Crow identity on the show the same as on the books? As we know from the books, the Three-eyed Crow is actually I was puzzled by the absence of his distinctive physical features ...
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Who was reputed to be the best swordsman of all Westeros?

Who was reputed to be the best swordsman of all Westeros, if there is such person at all? I'm not interested on fan-made rankings, preferences or estimations, I'm talking about who, from an in ...
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Is that actually the White Witch in the Ritual Scene?

Spoilers if you haven't seen or read 'Prince Caspian'. So in Prince Caspian some evil guys: In the movie, I'm aware this doesn't exactly happen in the books. But my question is, is this actually ...
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Is Moira McTaggert in Last Stand same as in First Class?

In the X Men: Last Stand, Professor X shows a video of a patient while teaching his student, the doctor he mentioned was Dr. Moira McTaggert. In the X Men: First Class, Moira McTaggert is CIA worker. ...
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What species is Nardole?

Several times in the latest season of Doctor Who the character Nardole has stated that he isn't human. Is there any information on what species he is? I seem to remember that he might be some sort of ...
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Are the Primarchs and Emperor Astartes?

So I'm fairly sure in "Virtues of the son" It makes reference to Sanguinius having two hearts. I'm not sure though. I know that the Adeptus Astartes have been augmented and have two hearts. I know ...
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Does Ambrosius Aurelianus appear in Malory's version of King Arthur?

Ambrosius Aurelianus was a 5th century historical figure who defended Britain from Anglo-Saxon invaders. He plays a prominent role in the legends of King Arthur. He's often considered the elder ...
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Was the identity or species of Aurra Sing's father ever revealed?

In the Star Wars Legends novel "Legacy of the Force Book 3: Tempest", the bounty hunter Nashtah (later revealed to be Aurra Sing) describes her parents thusly: "My mother was human. My father was a ...
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Is there a relationship between the protagonists of the Deus Ex games?

In the original Deus Ex, the protagonist is named "JC Denton". In its sequel, set twenty years later, the protagonist is named "Alex D". In the latest two games (Human Revolution & Mankind Divided)...
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Why did Madame Jocasta Nu leave the Jedi Council?

According to this article on StarWars.com, Madame Jocasta Nu - Chief Librarian of the Jedi Archives, played by Alethea McGrath in Attack of the Clones (rest in peace) - was once part of the Jedi ...
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What is the cause of Baron Harkonnen's pustules in 'Dune' (1984)?

In David Lynch's 1984 Dune film, the Baron Harkonnen's face is covered with pustules that his private physician attends to frequently. This concept was continued in the game Dune 2000, which based its ...
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Is Tresina Lobi a Chev or a Chevin?

The Jedi Tresina Lobi became a semi-major character during the later years of the Yuuzhan Vong story arc. During the first meeting of the new Jedi Council, she was described as having the standard ...
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What was Arthur Dayne talking about?

Arthur Dayne's famous last words are: "and now it begins". Ned Stark replies to this with: "No. Now it ends." What was Arthur referring to? What is the thing that is now beginning? I'm ...
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Is Amanda Waller actually fat or is she “Kingpin” fat?

Amanda Waller - leader of ARGUS and generally associated with The Suicide Squad teams - is consistently portrayed in both the comics and animated properties as a large, heavily obese woman. This ...
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Is either Ghost Rider or Mortal Kombat's Scorpion a derivative of the other?

I have noticed a couple of similarities between Scorpion and Ghost Rider: They died and were "reborn" with additional powers They can expose their skulls They both use chains, though Scorpion's has a ...
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What evidence do we have about Rhaegar and Lyanna? [duplicate]

In Westeros it is popular belief that after taking a liking to Lyanna Stark, Prince Rhaegar kidnapped and raped her. However, the belief amongst fans seem to be that: I understand that this theory ...
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Is George RR Martin's character Tyrion connected or inspired from Kurt Vonnegut's character Newton Hoenikker?

Just started reading Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut and found it interesting that Newton, the youngest of 3 children, of "one of the so-called 'fathers' of the first atomic bomb", Dr. Felix Hoenikker, ...
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What did Varys do to the Sorcerer?

Either right before or right after the battle of the Blackwater Varys tells Tyrion that a Sorcerer castrated him and used his genitals to perform a ritual. In S03E04 Varys reveals a man in a crate to ...
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How old are the human protagonists of the Bartimaeus series?

Bartimaeus himself, of course, has a several-thousand-year-long history of service to magicians on Earth, and an indefinite period spent in the Other Place before that. But what about the other two ...
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Why are so many female Marvel characters redheads?

Redheads only make up about 2 percent of the real-world population. Yet it feels like the percentage of (major) female Marvel characters with red hair is much higher--Natasha Romanov, Pepper Pots, ...
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Peter was with the protagonists at the Amity farm at the beginning of Insurgent. Why is that?

Peter was with the protagonists at the Amity farm at the beginning of Insurgent. Why is that? I thought he was the one who tried to kill Tris in Divergent and whose body they found after he fell off (...
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Which Harry Potter characters' races were canonically stated?

As you may know, there is some controversy about the casting of a Black actor to play the part of Hermione, which has led, among other things, to questions such as "Was JK Rowling involved with Noma ...
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Are there any Australian characters in Star Trek?

I've noticed we have quite a diversity of cultures throughout Star Trek canon, but I can't recall any characters who were (in-universe) from Australia. Are there any Australian characters in Star ...
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Has the name Althus been used before in a Fantasy series? [closed]

Not sure if this question is ok here or not but... I am writing a fantasy novel and I have named my main character Althus and I am just wanting to make sure that it has not been used before... ...
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Which TOS characters do we see in TNG-era canon?

I recall seeing Spock and McCoy on TNG, but which other TOS regular bridge crew do we see in TNG-era canon i.e. TNG, DS9, VOY and the TNG movies.
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Which characters does this LOST promo refer to?

A strange, avant garde LOST season one promo was shown in the United Kingdom. It referred to various characters from the show. However, many of the lines from it don't really make sense to me. ...
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Has Tolkien ever commented on the relative leadership skills of prominent Middle-Earth figures?

If we look at some of the prominent figures in Middle-Earth at the time of the War of the Ring: Theoden Denethor Aragorn Elrond Gandalf All of these are 'leaders' of one form or another, but some ...
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Which character in a comic book adaptation returned after staying dead the longest?

Many characters die in comicbook movies and shows, only to come back to life later, in some form or another. Which one stayed dead for the longest period of time. To qualify, the character must: ...
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Which character in comics stayed dead the longest? [duplicate]

Many characters die in comics, only to come back to life later, in some form or another. Which one stayed dead for the longest period of time. To qualify, the character must: Must have existed in ...
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Which DC characters have alliterative names?

Many characters in DC have alliterative names, such as Billy Batson, Lex Luthor. and Wally West. Is there a complete list of DC characters whose first and last names begin with the same letter? Yes, ...
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Which members of Rick's group have appeared in other TWD media?

We see Glenn and Herschel in "Season One" of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead story game; a soon to be released spin off will focus on Michonne. Which other members of Rick's group appear in other ...
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Which characters have a different appearance in the Harry Potter films compared to the books? [closed]

The Harry Potter films weren't always so careful to cast according to the physical descriptions in the books. Sometimes the movies have actually directly contradicted the character descriptions in ...
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In-universe, is Aslan actually Jesus?

In the Narnia series, the character of Aslan bears many similarities to Jesus Christ: worshipped as a god but only the son of a much greater god (the Emperor-over-the-Sea) sacrificed for the sake of ...
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Which characters have been recast within the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Which characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been recast? As in one character being played by two different actors. I'm only asking about works set within the MCU, and not about other ...
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How many named characters are there in A Song of Ice and Fire?

Has anyone ever counted how many named characters there are in the Song of Ice and Fire books? I can imagine it being hundreds or even passing a thousand with many of the names only mentioned once.