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Occult fantasy book in which a woman is trying to teach herself witch magic as a way to fight back against her overbearing husband

Trying to remember a book in the occult genre - modern day magic - in which a woman is trying to teach herself witch magic as a way to fight back against her overbearing, controlling husband. It turns ...
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Are members of the Suicide Squad released with bombs still in their heads?

In the Arrowverse, the 2015 film and at least one animated movie, before sending members of the Suicide Squad on missions Waller has explosives implanted in their skull so should they turn on her they ...
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Streamlined spaceship designs in a frictionless vacuum [closed]

Why are sci-fi spaceships so swoopy? For example, in the Babylon 5 universe the Minbari and Shadow ships are an agglomeration or relatively thin planes. In Star Trek, Federation and Romulan ships are ...
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Webtoon muscular woman married to a man [closed]

Its a webtoon about a muscular warrior woman who has brown skin and maybe red hair that was married to the hero guy I think and tries to be a housewife but fails sometimes also has somewhat of a ...
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Manga where mc has s-level restoration power and a guild leader recruits his to clear 7 wonders dungeon

Which manga is it where the mc has s-level restoration power and gets recruited by a guild whose leader has shadow type power also s-level to defeat the 7 wonder dungeons on the condition that he (the ...
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What’s the name of the book series about a woman who is almost immortal and who breeds like a mole rat?

From memory, the first book concerns a girl who is kinda weird but strangely attractive. Men find her irresistible and she bears only daughters. Her offspring are sterile and she is basically a human ...
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What is Jake trying to say before the pod closes completely?

Dr. Grace closes the pod in which Jake is lying down to transform into his Avatar body: Dr Grace: Down. Just relax and let your mind go blank. That shouldn't be hard for you. Jake: Kiss the darkest ...
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How to Pronounce Elanor?

A different question than one might normally find here, but I could think of no better place! How is Elanor- the flower from Lorien and Sam Gamgee's daughter- pronounced? Like the name Eleanor (EL-ah-...
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Book involving alien brothers who come to Earth and develop a relationship with a human girl

A few years ago I read a book and it’s really hard for me to remember all the details. Basically, aliens came to Earth and I remember a human girl left with them. They were like alien princes and ...
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1980s serialized novel in Analog about an alien planet named something like Midanoa

This question made me think of a novel from Analog that I read part of in the 1980s. There's an alien planet being colonized by humans; the inhabitants are humanoid but fur-covered. The aliens call ...
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Movie or TV episode about a possessed doll that a boy puts in a doll house with a necklace on it to contain it

Answered!! It's called Shadow Zone Teacher ate my homework A boy has a possessed doll. The doll makes the mom fall off a chair. The boy puts the doll in a doll house and put a necklace on the doll ...
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Movie with a scene where a robot hunter (I think) tells another person during dinner that you can recognize a cyborg by the creases in their fingers

The cop or cyborg hunter tells another person how you can recognize a cyborg/robot. The waitress in the dinner shows her hands and they have deep creases in the area behind the knuckles (I think), ...
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What are the Star Trek episodes where the Captain lowers their shields as sign of trust?

I remember a few episodes where either Picard or Janeway are negotiating with a potential enemy and lower their shields as a sign of trust, but I can't remember the episode(s). I remember the captain ...
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What's the purple thing that Lord Boros regenerates around?

In his battle with Saitama, Lord Boros regenerates around a growing purple thing. What is that purple thing?
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Book about female main character named Juniper

I read the sci-fi or fantasy book probably around 1992, having gotten it from my junior high school's library. All I can remember about it is that the main character was a teenage female named Juniper....
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I have difficulty identifying a story where two stickmen fight in many anime worlds, including Naruto and Yakuza [closed]

I have difficulty identifying a story where two stickmen fight in many anime worlds, including Naruto and Yakuza.
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What were the Minbari plans if they hadn't surrendered at the battle of the line?

The Minbari surrendered at the battle of the line, but what were their plans if they hadn't surrendered and won? Up to this point the war itself resulted in relatively few casualties – about 250,000 – ...
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It's about an african warrior [closed]

I'm looking for a novel where the story opens up with a man in his farm, resting under a tree after the day's work. He has a dream where he saw himself in his younger days being carried as a warrior ...
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Short story where a woman steals kettles, pots, and pans in a purse that can't possibly fit them [duplicate]

This is a classic story and I'm ashamed not to remember the name; unfortunately I haven't been able to remember enough unique details to find it either. The story begins with a security person at a ...
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Where did the Genesis planet's sunlight come from? [duplicate]

Towards the end of "Wrath of Kahn", the Genesis torpedo explodes and creates a planet from the material of the planetary nebula in which the Enterprise and the Reliant fought each other. I ...
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Ps2 survival game I need the name!

Im trying to remember the name of this ps2 game I used to play as a kid it was a 2 player game and it had a fat white character and a skinny black character and we worked together killing skeletons in ...
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First story with a portal to a distant location?

I believe the idea of teleportation or extremely fast movement is very old. "Seven League Boots" and probably inexplicable movement to a distant place effected by a geni or demon. I am ...
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SciFi novel about a portal/hole/doorway (possibly in the desert) from which random objects appear

I want to say this book was published anywhere from the 80's to the early 2000's. I believe the portal was in the desert in the US, and the government built a facility around it. Objects from the ...
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Identify story about uploaded person

I remember reading a story, probably posted online, about a person who was uploaded (i.e. had his consciousness transferred into a computer.) I don't recall whether it was more like short story or ...
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In the Jim Starlin Thanos stories, why does Thanos lose?

There is something that I always wondered about in regards to Thanos. Why does he "want" to be defeated? I enough that he is his own worst enemy. It is just that Thanos in the Starlin ...
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Is there a canon meaning to the Jawa expression "Utinni!"?

"Utinni!" The expostulation (?) is almost campy at this point in the franchise. Is there a canon translation? I am always reading it as "Hot damn!" or "Hey, Raul!" but ...
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Manga where the main character finds a book which allows him to receive talents from previous famous people

I am looking for a manga where the main character finds a book, and he's able to use that book to receive talents from previous famous people. He even learns to use needles as a form of medicine as a ...
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Power sources on Babylon 5

Why does Babylon 5 have a fusion reactor and solar panels? The basic premise of fusion is nearly unlimited power given a sustainable reaction. We know from season 3 that if the fusion reactor was ...
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Short story about two Native American brothers who were chased down a mountain by a monster

I’m looking for the name of a story about two Native American brothers who were in the woods on a mountain. There was a monster (I think it was a Bigfoot or a cyclops or something humanoid) that was ...
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Novel about a human visiting a colonised planet where the natives are like humans with tails

There is a human from another long-colonized planet, visiting. He sees only female natives, who are being exploited. He finds the hidden males and discovers that they are human, descendants of a ...
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I need help to find a 'which way' style book featuring an item named 'little gaia'

I had a 'which way' style book. You created your character first. And one item in the book is 'little gaia'. The book was sadly water damaged in transit so I've forgotten the title. I have tried ...
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Are the Ancient Humanoids and the Preservers the only extinct advanced aliens civilisations in Star Trek?

The Ancient Humanoids who are believed to have seeded the Milky Way and the Preservers who Spock identified as a "Super Race" and who rescued primitive cultures from extinction and then ...
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Why did Jake toss Navi language book into trash?

Dr Grace and Jake are speaking to each other: Dr Grace: They bulldozed a sacred site on purpose to trigger a response. Just fabricating this war to get what they want. This is how it's done. Jake: ...
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How arrows are damaging aircraft canopy here but previously not?

In previous battle between Navi and Sky people, arrows did just scars on aircraft canopy: But in final battle, arrows penetrate aircraft canopy here:
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What is the first science fiction work to use the determination of sapience as a plot point?

To clarify, the sapience of the being or species must be undetermined and uncertain to the reader and the characters in the story at first. Accusing a clearly sapient being of not being sapient does ...
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Is the warp drive used by different races the same technology?

Each advanced race in Star Trek has a faster than light travel technology which the viewer knows as Warp Drive. This answer to a question of when specific races achieved warp shows a ranges of dates ...
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What so fast in this scene?

Dr. Grace inserts a syringe into the roots of the tree while Norm reads the monitor: Norm: Oh, wow! It's that fast? Amazing, isn't it? Norm: Yeah.
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Did a Hutt Jedi exist in canon?

Around 2010-2012, I read on an online forum that there was at least one Hutt in the Jedi order at one point. However, looking up 'Hutt Jedi' on google more recently, I've read people saying the idea ...
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In-universe why is this character's name funny in the Expanse?

In Persepolis Rising, book 7 of the Expanse series, there is a character named This name makes cough "with contempt and laughter" and say "I'm assuming that's his own choice and not ...
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Manhwa where a girl becomes the villainess, goes to school and befriends the heroine

I'm looking for a full-color manhwa/manga. It’s about a girl who woke up as the villainess of a story with red hair (I don’t know why she died) then as a teen she goes to a school, she befriends the ...
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Is there a reason Nintendo swapped the colors of Mario's outfit and his trousers?

In the present day, Mario is always presented with the following colours: As you can see, his main outfit is red, his trousers are blue and his hat is red. However, if we look for example at the ...
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Movie in which a group of friends are driven to an abandoned warehouse full of vampires

I remember that a group of friends went inside a container van/truck full of blood bags. Then the truck went to an abandoned warehouse full of vampires, to feed them. The last part is when a girl, one ...
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Manhwa where the main character begins as a child training with a master in the mountains and killing monsters

This manhwa only had 1 chapter when I accidentally found it months ago (probably promotional chapter). The story starts with the main character as a child with a long hair. At first I thought the main ...
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What "picture" is Dr Grace referring to?

Dr. Grace just woke up from the pod inside the lab: Dr Grace: Who's got my goddamn cigarette? Guys! What's wrong with this picture? What "picture" is Dr Grace referring to?
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Is the Ahsoka novel still canon?

In the final episode of Tales of the Jedi, the story is very similar to the plotline of the 2016 Ahsoka novel. I think Filoni did confirm that the episode is based on his original ideas for the novel....
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What does "alpha" mean?

In Avatar (2009) extended version, Max and Dr. Grace are trying to wake Jake Sully up from the pod: GRACE : Jake. Jake! MAX: He's in alpha. He's coming out right now. What does "alpha" ...
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Who are all the different versions of Spider-Man, Spider-Woman and the alternate universe villains in "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse"?

Who are all the different versions of Spider-Man, Spider-Woman and the alternate universe villains in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse? After seeing the movie yesterday afternoon, I was curious of ...
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What does it mean, "Vine strike's still loose"?

In Avatar (2009) extended version, Jake, who is in his wheelchair, meets Trudy in a large hall with weapons: Trudy: Hey, Wainfleet! Get it done! We bounce at zero-nine. Wainfleet: Yeah, I'm on it, ...
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Cartoon series about a world-saving agent, who is an Indiana Jones and James Bond mixture

I am looking for a cartoon TV series from my childhood: The show is an animated television series for children, named after the main character, if I recall correctly. The main character is a (secret?)...
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What book or movie contains the most scientifically realistic depiction of a zombie? [closed]

Over at Worlbbuilding we're frequently asked for help creating a scientifically realistic... well... anything. But zombies are a popular subject. So, to create a useful reference point to help ...
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