Questions tagged [slavery]

For questions about slavery as it pertains to works of science fiction and fantasy.

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Short story about humans as beasts of burden for another race, read about 30 years ago

Short story or possibly book where humans on a planet are work animals for a different race. It turns out that it was a human colony that was overrun by this race a long time ago. I believe it is the ...
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Why did Rowling seemingly make light of the house-elf situation?

According to J.K. Rowling, the house-elves are used as an allegory for slavery. The house elves is really for slavery, isn't it, the house elves are slaves, so that is an issue that I think we ...
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Why are there slave girls in Star Trek?

From Captain Pike, to Captain Kirk to Captain Archer a span of centuries, we see examples of green slave girls. Why? The Federation's own charter says: "We the lifeforms of the United ...