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Manga where the main character kills a demon lord but his brother takes credit and casts him out of the country

It's a manga where there are 4 heroes and the main character was the one wearing full plated armor. He killed a demon lord but his brother took credit for it. Then cast him out of the country.
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Indie horror movie set at gas station/Diner where people are killed in mysterious ways

I'm looking for an indie horror movie set at gas station/Diner where people are killed in mysterious ways. They're trapped inside an invisible dome. I think there are three criminals, two who drive ...
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Are the unanswered questions in The 4400 ever answered in the follow-up novels?

The great science fiction TV series The 4400 was canceled after four seasons, with a cliff-hanger ending. Now there are two novels, Greg Cox's "Welcome to Promise City" and David Mack's "Promises ...
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Is it possible to stand still or fly backwards / sidewards in Warp? [duplicate]

The description of the Warp Drive in Star Trek: Warp drive was a technology that allowed space travel at faster-than-light speeds. It worked by generating warp fields to form a subspace bubble that ...
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Story featuring George Formby's song “Bless 'Em All”

This is a question my mother asked me and I wasn't able to answer. She is trying to identify a short story she read as a girl. It would have been written in the 1950s or earlier, and almost certainly ...
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Trying to find a Sci-Fi short story: World War 2, German scientists trying to find oil using wormholes

I'm trying to find the name of the story, and any anthologies that contain it. I seem to remember it involved German scientists trying to find oil by using wormholes, but they end up finding water ...
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Post-alien war story about a young man searching for his younger siblings and some kind of fanatical Doomsday cult planning to end the world

I read this book in my school library a very long time back. Like around 2004 or something like that. Didn't get to finish the whole book through. But from what I could remember, Story takes place in ...
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What kind of safety building violations do you think Hyrule would have in modern society using US and UK laws? [closed]

What kind of safety violations do you think the buildings and structures of Hyrule would be in if they were built today? Would they be shut down pretty fast in either US or UK standards? PS: I am not ...
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How does Darth Vader sleep with his suit?

Darth Vader wears his iconic black suit to help him to survive, covering his whole body. When Darth Vader sleeps, does he remove his suit? And if not, how does he sleep and does he have a special ...
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Manga about a guy who was reborn as some noble's daughter

The guy was a playboy, who used women as he wanted. He died and was reborn as some noble's first daughter. The daughter was useless(?) and tried(?) to kill herself with poison. MC started to fight ...
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Why was Harry given his own room? [duplicate]

Do we know why the Dursleys gave Harry a proper bedroom after Philosophers Stone? From their viewpoint it would seem to have been a mistake, as his rescue in Chamber of Secrets would have been harder, ...
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What colors do orks believe have magical effects?

We all know that ork vehicles are faster when painted red. Do the orks have beliefs about other colors?
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How was Hogwarts' house point reward system fair and why didn't MoM intervene? [closed]

In the first year, Slytherin had literally won.. by large margin. And then, Dumbledore went ahead to award Gryffindor enough points based on a classified event so that it could win. How in the name of ...
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Who was the last Elf born in the Middle-earth?

We have questions about who was the last Elf in Middle-earth and about Elvish children. This is about the continuity of family trees. The family trees seems very well established. It appears as if all ...
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What's the canonicity of Star Trek: Lower Decks?

How is it intended that the audience interpret the canonicity of Star Trek: Lower Decks? It seems quite clear that this series is intended to be humorous and makes reference to events of the other ...
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How does Sonic know what Wi-Fi and the Internet are?

When the Wi-Fi router is plugged into the Game Central Station near the beginning of Ralph Breaks the Internet, this scene occurs: RALPH: "Whiffey"? Or "Wifey"? Well, it’s either ...
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Novel where one of the characters is a sentient starship?

I read this sometime in the 90s but it may well be older. I remember A female character had been fitted with a system that allowed her to induce physical pleasure (orgasms at will if you like) as ...
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What was the point of the 'Spear'?

Around halfway through the film, the ship encounters a 'spear', a long cylindrical object moving on a parallel trajectory to the Aniara, at a marginally higher speed. The captain and senior crew seem ...
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90s or 80s Sci-Fi movie about a female cyborg / robot

Please help identify an old movie I watched as a kid. Plot (vaguely remembered): a group of people are trying to escape a facility (probably underground) and are pursued by a hard-to-kill / ...
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Did the Room of Requirement work after Crabbe’s Fiendfyre?

Did the Room of Requirement work after Crabbe's Fiendfyre? Or did it just destroy one of the forms that The Room of Requirement can take on (the Room of Hidden Things), but not explicitly the others?
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How did Martian Manhunter get infected?

Issue #5 of DCeased had the heroes seemingly managing the zombie anti-life infection's spreading, and preparing plans of evacuation. This was right until an infected Martian Manhunter appeared out of ...
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What is the source of this image of the Batcomputer?

What is the source of this image of the Batcomputer, and who is the artist that designed it? Note that it's not from Justice League: Doom as an earlier comment suggested.
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Where does The Handmaid's Tale take place? [duplicate]

Is which town or region does the Handsmaid's Tale take place?
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What is the real Warp 3 factor in the original series?

Where did Warp 3 in the original series is 27 times the speed of light come from? In the book The Making of Star Trek page 191 it states that Warp Factor 3 is 24 times the speed of light. Which one is ...
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I am looking for a cartoon, old one, with virtual reality?

I am getting nostalgic memories about a cartoon/anime that was in the tv when I was a kid, approximately 17 years ago. However lately I was thinking about it a lot and it got my attention, I would ...
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Is The Hulk immune to mutation too?

When the Hulk is damaged, his cells regenerate at a fast rate. What happens if his cells mutate into something, or if his DNA gets rewritten by some sort of device? Do his cells prevent mutation?
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Who got warp drive when and how?

What is the timeline for the acquisition or development of warp drive among the various major species of Star Trek (e.g. Humans, Vulcans, Bajorans, Cardassians, Romulans, Klingons etc.)? If the ...
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Movie with an alien that infiltrates a space station. Eventually the entire facility gets nuked

I saw this movie on TV, it was around 1995 - 2000? The general plot is that an alien life form is a stowaway on an Earth ship. It escapes into a NASA-like station and is hunted down by the staff. In ...
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Identify movie/show with military robot cutting through soldiers' legs

A long time ago I saw part of what was either a movie or TV show on TV wherein a group of soldiers were protecting a door from a military robot while a group of people were watching remotely (possibly ...
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Movie identification: female robot gives birth to baby

I watched a Sci-fi movie when I was young (around 1990-2000 I think?), I remember there was a robot rebellion fought against human, and what's important in the movie was a female robot giving birth to ...
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Did the non-military Star Wars space ships have shields?

A while ago I have read that in the new canon TIE Fighters do have life support and their pilots wear space suits to ensure survival in the case of a quite likely damage and resulting decompression. I'...
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Did Muggles and Wizards Ever Co-Exist?

I remember reading here about how the Muggle Prime Minister got in on the Wizarding secret, and it made me wonder: Was there a time where both Muggles and Wizards had co-existed? I can't recall it ...
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90's live-action TV show featuring teens in a spaceship, spaceship's captain is a teenager but his Earth parents don't know

I've been trying to find the name of this live-action TV series for years. I used to watch it on French TV during the 90s. The show is probably American. It was about a team of teenagers/kids doing ...
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Which Looney Tunes sketch has Yosemite Sam leaping off a diving board firing both guns in a low dive competition?

I remember fondly watching the original Looney Tunes on VHS as a kid in the late 90s and early 2000s. One scene in particular sticks in my mind, but I've come up empty so far on identifying it. What I ...
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90s sci-fi series: at the beginning a teen falls through a hole into a spaceship [duplicate]

I'm looking for a sci-fi series I watched in the 90s that at the beginning a teen fell through a hole in the sand into a spaceship. Later on a group is formed called the children of something that I ...
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Is there any material which cannot be cut by a lightsaber?

In all the Star Wars movies till now we can see many Jedi & Dark Side characters using various types & colors of lightsabers. As per the movies, lightsabers can cut through everything & ...
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Question on what Kira said to Vedek Bareil

E2, S2. You get: BAREIL: It's not important. I was just wondering if I was part of yours. KIRA: No. No, you weren't. I'm wondering why Kira denies, considering that in a previous scene she clearly ...
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Horror movie about a robot kid with claws for hands

A long time ago I saw a horror movie, and I don't remember the name. I have been looking for it for three years, but I haven't found it. I think I remember that the film was about a man who made a ...
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Teenagers discover a network of tunnels to other times

I'm trying to identify a novel for young adults about travelling through time using a maze of time tunnels. I borrowed it from the Town Library in the early 1970's, so it may have been written during ...
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Science fiction story about aliens that turn into butterfly or moth-like creatures at the end of their lives

A long time ago (not later than the early Nineties) I read a novel or a short story that I'd wish to read again but haven't been able to find so far. It's science fiction, probably written in the ...
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Older dubbed film with partially ape-like evil henchmen

I saw a part of this while channel-surfing around a few months ago on Comet TV, and it's been bugging me ever since that I couldn't place it. Today, I snap and present the challenge to SFSE. Here is ...
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How did Bobbi figure this out in season 4?

I just finished watching season 4 of The Expanse. In the last episode, Bobbi is suspecting something is wrong with the last job she and her co-conspirators were offered. Then there's a scene where she'...
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Help identifying either an anthology or specific short story contained therein

When I was a kid, I had an anthology of sf stories, and now I'm trying to see if I can recover/rediscover any of them. The book itself was a hardback. I read this as a kid, so some time in the 90s. ...
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A short story involving discrimination based on size

I am trying to remember the title of a story I read as a kid. The story, set in the future, revolves around individuals that chose to reduce their size or have kids of smaller than usual stature ...
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What Starfleet ship classes are visible in the Season 1 finale of Star Trek: Picard?

In season 1, episode 10 of Star Trek: Picard, a fleet of Starfleet vessels arrive. What classes of vessels were present?
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short story involving symbiotic space suit and a war against aliens

I’m trying to track down a short story that I read from my high school library in the late 80s, it would have been from one of the many short story paperback collections in circulation at the time. ...
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Sci-fi novel or novella where “Eliza Tertia” was one of the main characters

There's a book I borrowed from my grade 8 teacher's lending shelf (in Ontario, Canada) that I've been trying to identify for years. The main character was a man in a futuristic setting who... I think.....
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How many people did Voldemort kill?

Albus Dumbledore stated in HP6 about Inferi and Voldemort: They are corpses, dead bodies that have been bewitched to do a Dark wizard's bidding. Inferi have not been seen for a long time, however, ...
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The title of a manga where aliens have existed on earth after arriving for partners

The main characters include the protagonist, who is against humans mixing with aliens, an alien girl who catches on fire, an egotistical girl with cat ears, and a friend of the guy that's both evil ...

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