Questions tagged [clones]

Generally, a clone is grown from a tissue sample taken from another person. Sometimes, many clones are made, while a lot of situations only see one new clone. In some cases, cloning is combined with rapid aging so that a fully grown replica is matured in a matter of days. Also, there can be a facility for memory transfer, so the new clone will start with the same memories and personality of the original.

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How do Clone Troopers tell each other apart in battle?

How do Clone Troopers without unique markings tell each other apart in battle? Clone Officers and even Jedi seem to be able to distinguish individual basic Clone Troopers (plain white armor, or armor ...
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Need book ID help - long distance travel by cloning [duplicate]

I'm trying to find the name of a book I read awhile ago. It involved a bunch of gateways that you could sort of fax yourself to. You could have multiple copies of yourself running around and if one of ...
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Part of trilogy, race called The O's, and clone rights trial

I'm looking for a novel I read when I was younger. It was the third of a trilogy. It featured clones and a benevolent alien race known as "The O's". At some point, there is a big clone rights trial ...
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Could the different versions of the Master talk telepathically to each other?

In Season 4 of Dr. Who: Can the different copies of the Master communicate telepathically with each other?
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Can clone humans have children?

In the movie of 'Oblivion' Jack Harper and Victoria Olsen are clones of their former self. It isn't shown in the movie that if they can have a baby together but if we assume that there can be cloned ...
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Wouldn't creating millions or billions of clones for the Republic's armies create enormous and weird disturbances in the Force?

In A New Hope, Kenobi could feel the sudden deaths of the population of Alderaan, and in Empire Strikes Back, both the Emperor and Vader could feel Luke's Force awakening, referring to it as "a great ...
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How much does a clone cost?

The clone troopers that formed the basis of the Republic's new army were paid for by a combination of Count Dooku's wealth — which was apparently staggering — and other funds. What was ...
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When did the Republic start to fight droids?

When did the droids or clones start fighting in Star Wars and why?
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Have any clones married?

I know that clones were made to fight for the Republic during the Clone Wars, and that's all they were used for. But after Order 66, there wasn't anyone to fight against anymore. So did any clones ...
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Movie: Man discovers he is one of many clones

I remember a movie about clones from when I was a kid. I think it was on TV, so it may have been a made for TV movie. The plot, as I remember it, concerned a man who finds out he is a clone, then ...
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What happened to the Jango Fett template?

During the clone rebellion on Kamino, the 501st secured Jango Fett's DNA template before finishing off the remaining renegade clones. That was about a decade before the rebellion's attack. So are ...
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Clone of a woman writer

Someone told me about a book in which a woman writer cloned herself in order to educate her child to make her become a greater writer than herself.
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Title of post apocalytic novel, sterility, clones, pennsylvania?

I read this novel that I believe was written around 1975. Something - I think it was ecological - has resulted in the almost universal sterility. A (rich) family has created an enclave somewhere in ...
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Would a Jedi (Sith) clone be force-full or force-less

Just seen a picture of Vader Force-choking a trooper. And then I started wondering: what if they had cloned a Sith (or a Jedi). Would the clones have the Force? Specifically, would they have the same ...
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Mentally-linked clones soldier pairs fight wars and nearly destroy the Earth

This was a trilogy about a future earth where double clones were made to fight wars and they nearly destroyed the earth. They were good fighters because they were mentally linked. All were supposedly ...
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Did they take regular prisoners in the Clone Wars?

I know in the Clone Wars TV show, there are numerous examples of Jedi and Separatist leaders being taken prisoner. Is there any instance where either the Separatists took regular clone troopers ...
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Boy makes clone of himself to stave off loneliness on a spaceship journey to his parents

The story is set in a space ship where a boy is traveling to his parents. To keep himself company he makes a clone of himself. For a while everything is perfect but then the kid starts feeling like ...
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Who was/were the last clone(s)?

I know that many clone troopers became Imperial stormtroopers, but for how long? Do we have any information on the last of them?
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Human agent trapped by aliens and trying to escape

What is the name of the book or author in a science fiction novel in which: Prior to the events in the book: humanity discovered a means of teleporting between worlds and has established a number of ...
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Eden: Technical and reproductive clones, alphas, and “semigods” living underground

About 20 years ago I've read a novel about a civilization of clones. The main part of the population were "technical clones" (TCs), responsible for maintaining the habitat (?). Benefits like a greater ...
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Looking for a comic series which take place on a planet where nature is illegal and populated by clones

I remember reading this story about 3 or 4 years ago. There were part 1, 2 and maybe 3 available at my local library. I remember that, on this planet the reproduction was done by cloning and they ...
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Years after Order 66 was initiated, if a clone saw a rogue Jedi, would they have to kill them? Or could they let them live?

For instance, if a clone was stranded on a planet during Order 66 and eventually found their way off the planet and then one day saw a rogue Jedi, would they have to kill them?
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Were there other clone armies created by the Kaminoans?

In Episode II, Obi-Wan finds the Kaminoans are creating a clone army for the Republic, and the prime minister of Kamino states: LAMA SU: Yes, a clone army. And, I must say, one of the finest we've ...
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Story about a booth that replicates human to be enslaved on mars

I read the following paragraph in the book UNIX for Programmers and Users by Graham Glass: "It [fork] reminds me of a great sci-fi story I read once, about a man who comes across a fascinating ...
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Teen sci-fi novel about a girl who finds out teacher cloned her

I read a book around 2000 (the book looked fairly new, but might have been a new edition) that was about a young girl who wakes up on a space ship with memories of being on Earth years before. She ...
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How did the Republic pay for the clone army?

I remember reading in one of the Republic Commando books about Besany Wessen doing some investigating within the Treasury, but don't remember it ever leading to anything except the Skirata Clan ...
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Why didn't the Mariposans simply clone the dead colonists?

In the TNG episode 'Up the Long Ladder', when the colony ship SS Mariposa crashed & the five survivors began to clone themselves, why couldn't they also create clones of the deceased crew members?
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Movie name - Man running from secret service agents that believe he is sent by Aliens

I'm looking for a movie name from late 1990s or early 2000s, about a man approached by secret service agents and placed in an scanning machine to find out if he is human or a clone sent by aliens. ...
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What is the name of this science fiction story about a man who transfers his mind into a fitter cloned version of himself?

I read this story more than 10 years ago and I'd love to get the title or at least narrow down my search to the right author. A man wears out his body every few years at which point he gets his mind ...
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What happens to deceased clones?

What happens when a clone soldier (clonetroopers and stormtroopers included) dies? Does the republic/empire have a mass body disposal facility? Do they bury the dead troopers? Is the equipment issued ...
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Why did Chancellor Palpatine create the Clone Wars?

I'd like to know why did Chancellor Palpatine created the Clone Wars? It doesn't make sense to me that the Chancellor was both head of the Republic and the Sith.
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Can't remember an old movie and only remember a minor scene

I watched a film that was made before 2009. In one of the scenes, near the end, a girl (who is either an alien or a clone) and a human man get in a car, her arm is cut by a screw and there is blue ...
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Trying to find a specific book about clones

So, since Orphan Black came out - and I haven seen it but the premise of it - this old book has been niggling at me. I remember reading it in the late nineties/early millenium. It was about a girl ...
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What happened to all the other Alice clones?

Here's a question that bugs both me and my wife - it comes up every time we watch the RE movies. Sorry for spoiler(ish) title, but there's really no way to describe the topic without revealing that ...
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Short story about mis-delivered cloning kit from the future

Short story about mis-delivered cloning kit from the future. Subject man clones himself using scanner and ingredients from the kit (add water), agent arrives (from future) to reclaim the kit, but ...
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Why so many workers, so close to job completion?

Why was the Tet so full of clones so close to victory? You'd think at that stage it'd be scaling down production. The number of clones in the Tet must have amounted to thousands, and I'd guess it ...
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Trying to find a book - main character was clone (Milo)

I spent few hours on google and google did bring me to this site at last :) I'm looking for book - in fact series of books and i remember (think is correct): 1) At beginning main character - i ...
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How could Bean not know this in Shadow Puppets

From Shadow Puppets: "Yes, yes," said Anton, "so I gleaned from Sister Carlotta, God rest her soul. But why did you, and you alone, sneak out of your bed and go into the bathroom and hide in such a ...
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are the clones still good or are they not? would they go back with the Jedi? [closed]

Are the clones still on the good side a little bit or are the completely evil in episodes 4-6? Could they become good again?
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Book about a soldier, who is a “?”th generation clone, who must recover the memories of his previous incarnation(s)

I remember reading a review of this book around 2000, though I do not know when it was actually written. I believe that the soldier was killed during an investigation of some sort. His clone is sent ...
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In Moon [2009], why are there any humans at all?

SPOILERS AHEAD Considering the level of technology it should be trivial to build machines to replace the clones, remotely controlled by the powerful AI. And if something went terribly wrong with the ...
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1980's or early 90's children's book about a girl who was a clone of a scientist

I'm looking for the title of a book I read in the mid 90's, but it may have been older. It was about a girl who was a clone of a female scientist who had died before her research was completed. She ...
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What is the name of the science fiction short story in which a man clones himself and raises his clone in an imitation of his own life?

I read this story as a kid in a collection of best science diction short story. It's told I think from the point of view of the clone. I think the reason for trying to redo his own life was so that a ...
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Identify this short story: Musician discovers method of duplication, and duplicates trombone, self

Set in 1930s America, our hero, a poor musician / hobo, finds a (unexplained, but simple) way to duplicate anything. He first duplicates his trombone, then himself, to form a full jazz band. Some of ...
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Why did the Empire discontinue the clone trooper program?

I understand why the Empire would want to start using more than one genetic template to create clone troopers, but why did it start using non-clone troopers instead of just continuing the cloning ...
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Did Jango Fett have a weak mind?

The Jedi 'mind trick' is implied to only work on those with weak minds at numerous points in the series. The trick has been shown to work on stormtroopers in A New Hope. Is the "weak mind" of ...
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Looking for a story where a person is threatened with repeated murder

A novel I read in the early 80's but was most likely published in the 70's(?) begins with a woman being woken up. She is shown pictures of herself and it is explained to her that these were earlier ...
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Could a killed Clone Trooper be used as spare part for a wounded one?

As we see here, in Star-Wars, cybernetics is preferred over cloning to replace a lost limb. But what if the clone is already there? In the particular case of Clone Troopers is there any mention ...
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Why Did the Empire Use Storm/Clone Troopers and not Droids?

The Separatists were under control of Count Dooku, who was under Sidious' control, who was essentially running the entire Clone War and using it as an excuse to take over the Republic and turn it into ...
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What is life like for a clone trooper or a stormtrooper?

I know The Clone Wars (the current CGI animated series, not the original animated one) shows what training is like for the clones and we see the clones and some of what they go through while serving ...