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What does "she" in "she needs" refer to?

Quill had breakfast with his grand-pa, who was busy reading a "The St. Charles Post" article: Quill: I mean, if she needs help mowing her lawn, I'll do it, but I kinda feel like her son ...
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How will opening the pit affect their bargaining power?

Cosmo witnesses Hall-spawn entering their Knowhere and informs Kraglin. Following this on Arete Lab, High Evolutionary commands: High Evolutionary: Open the pit. Vim: Sire, our bargaining power will ...
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Webcomic about a muscular/strong woman who fell to earth/came from alt dimension

I'm trying to track down a webcomic I was reading circa 2019-2021 and I think this one had its origins on DeviantArt. I don't remember the exact nature of the story as to how she wound up on earth ...
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Looking for the title of a short story for my students to read about a woman searching for the last man alive

Read this short story as a sophomore in 1983-1984. I am now a freshmen English teacher and want to include it into my class. The plot involves a woman searching for the last man alive. She thinks it ...
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What does "you " in "you do" refer to?

At Orgocorp, Star-Lord is speaking to Ura, who, under the threat of Gamora’s gun, managed to acquire the 89P13 patent, which is required to save Rocket: Star-Lord: I'm so sorry about this, Ura. ...
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Why did Drax say, "Every single time"?

Mantis manipulates Bletelsnort’s mind, which makes Bletelsnort flirt with Drax: Bletelsnort: What was... What was your name again? Drax: Drax the Destroyer. Bletelsnort: That is such a lovely name. I'...
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Who is the woman who speaks when the Ravagers stop the Benatar?

This woman speaks when the Ravagers stopped the Benatar from entering the bio-formed structure in space: WOMAN: (ON SPEAKER): Hey, guys, you're about to be boarded by the United Ravagers. You can ...
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Transhumans, posthumans, and AI attacked by baseline humans

I read a novel in the last few months, that probably wasn't more than a few years old, in this novel "humanity" was composed composed of a majority of transhuman cyborgs in alliance with ...
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Why did High Evolutionary say, "Toodle-oo"?

Adam Warlock fails to catch Rocket, which disappoints the High Evolutionary. Consequently, the High Evolutionary warns the High Priestess: High Evolutionary: Find 89P13 and return it to me, or I will ...
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Did Draco Malfoy know that Sirius had betrayed Harry's parents? [duplicate]

When Draco asked Harry why he wasn't hunting for Sirius, the only explanation I can think of here is that he believed (just like Lupin) that Sirius betrayed Harry's parents and therefore Harry should ...
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Isekai manga in which the main character was given a ring from an assassin group to contact them and join them in assassinating the queen/goddess

I forgot how it started but IIRC the main character was given a ring from an assassin group to contact them and to join them in assassinating the queen/goddess. He then was able to defeat dragon ...
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Harry Potter fanfiction involving the wrong twin who lived

I've read this fiction in the last year, but cannot find it! I've posted everywhere with as much detail as I remember, but no luck. See if y'all can help! Details: Wrong twin who lived. They have a ...
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Old horror movie about a ship and the end of the world

I am trying to find a movie I saw when I was a kid. I am 38 years old. It was about a ship (kind of an airplane) and this ship has sections; each section will have something. I remember one section ...
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A good movie that featured a row of toilets that the seats flipped up on command [closed]

Military movie in Black and white with mechanical devices for toilets was a hit sometime in the 50's
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Manga/manhua/manhwa where the heroine has silver/white hair

She is engaged to a prince, but is forced to break it off by her stepmother in favor of her own daughter after being starved in a locked room. She is sent to a....fiefdom but is ultimately executed ...
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Is the shift in how demons are presented in Buffy justified in universe or explained out-of-universe

I noticed what appears to be a shift in how demons are presented in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Early in the series, demons tended to be individuals, like the Brotherhood of Seven or the Bezoar; demons ...
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Manga/manhua/manhwa where the female lead is a princess who is reincarnated by the guard who loved her

The female lead, who was one of many princesses in the royal family, was reincarnated back to her younger self before a revolution took place in the land. The guard who loved her at a distance was ...
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What does "does it words" mean?

Floor meets Rocket in the cage: Floor: Mask, eyes, face, mouth, does it words? What does "does it words" mean?
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Why not build smaller Ringworlds?

In the dedication section in the beginning of Larry Niven's "The Ringworld Engineers", Niven writes: Freeman Dyson (Freeman Dyson!) has no trouble believing in the Ringworld (!), but can't ...
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What does "that" in "No one ever meant that, Drax" refer to?

Rocket suggests Mantis to make Peter happy using her powers. Groot questions, Nebula is surprised, and Mantis misunderstands Rocket’s suggestion. Rocket clarifies he meant her powers, not physical ...
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Manhwa/webcomic about a noble lady reincarnated after dying?

I'm looking for this manhwa/webcomic forgot the name this lady was on her sick bed she was married and had kids but when she died she went back in time and she woke up next to her husband who she didn'...
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Manhwa about a blonde girl who gets adopted to replace a duke's cursed daughter

I'm looking for a manhwa I read some time last year. I think I read it around December and it only had 20 chapters then. It's about a girl who gets adopted to replace the duke's daughter, who has a ...
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Once Upon a Time question [closed]

How did the black fairy destroy the story worlds because of Emma’s lack of belief but yet the story worlds existed for 28 years without her belief?? And how is the OUAT in Wonderland connected into ...
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Book about a boy who becomes a sorcerer

I'm desperately looking for a book series about a boy he, I think, becomes a sorcerer. He goes to a Christmas party with his family and finds a man waiting for him, again I think. His father is absent ...
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Do the Enterprisians from Star Trek: Prodigy reference a specific episode of The Original Series?

Series 1, episode 13: All the World's a Stage. The crew encounter a culture (the Enterprisians) that seems to be based on an encounter with the crew and characters from TOS.; Sulu, Kirk, Spock are ...
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Harry Potter fanfic where Sirius Black has a daughter with telekinetic powers

I believe this was on either FictionAlley or FanFiction.Net. I can't recall names, but the plot I've mostly recalled. The story revolves mostly around the daughter of Sirius Black and Draco. She doesn'...
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Short story with a house in a suburban neighborhood that was dangerous only at certain times of day

I remember the feeling of impending terror I got reading this story more than the storyline. I know it was in an anthology, whether sci-fi, fantasy or horror. There's nothing that I can remember in ...
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What short story from sometime before March 2011 has a husband eventually trapping his abusive wife in a magic painting?

First seen here on TVTropes: More remembered details are: A short story [...] dealt with a man who was a painter and was married to a woman who constantly verbally abused him, constantly belittling ...
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A fantasy book about a main character named Draco

Looking for a book I read some time ago but didn't get a chance to finish. This is what I know: Might be a series of novels Main character named Draco Set in a fantasy realm Draco is royalty He ends ...
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A probably Asimov short story about preventing and then allowing a nuclear holocaust [duplicate]

I read this SF of maybe Fantasy story many decades ago. It was in a collection and the "taste" is Asimovian but he wrote so many stories, so many collections... Two extremely powerful ...
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Short story about a decades-long mission to collect a soil/rock sample from a far away planet. There are multiple generations of astronaut children

I read a short story excerpt from a textbook in high school. I would love to continue the story. The story starts with astronauts beginning a deep space mission to collect a soil sample. I remember ...
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Space Invasion story. People get a blister, or pimple on their arm. Treated, they are fine, untreated they die [duplicate]

I recall a novel published maybe 20-30 years ago. I don't know if the aliens are actually on the planet (like the "V" series) or alien visitors are spreading plagues. People all over the ...
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Fantasy novel about an orphaned boy who gives a wizard a mango and becomes his apprentice

I do not remember exactly when I read this book, it was likely close to 19 or so years ago, but here are the details that I remember. The book starts with an orphaned boy, I think in India or some ...
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Sci-fi book series about a teenage detective, possibly named Diamond, with a floating AI assistant

This is a book series I read over a decade ago, probably sometime from 2008-2013. I'm fairly certain the target audience was young adults. The setting has many of the hallmarks of a dystopian future. ...
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Book about a guy playing a simulation game [closed]

Trying to track down a book I read in middle school (23 now), about a guy/boy playing a simulation game. I don’t know much else, except that he played that simulation game. In the game he was like a ...
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Short story with floating hat-shaped animals that can be taken over by a frog-like animal [duplicate]

Decades ago, I read a short story in an anthology, where there are floating animals shaped like broad-brimmed hats, which move slowly, almost plant-like; they have paddles underneath. People can ...
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Anime/cartoon about a futuristic world where everything runs on a type of crystal that explodes when exposed to the sun for too long

It's some kind of old anime about a futuristic world where human-created vehicles can fly, all that sci-fi stuff. The thing is, they run on some type of blue crystal or rock, which I don't fully ...
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Short story about very young aliens (toddlers) invading a starship to play; they like the crew; removed by an adult alien but they want to visit again

Humorous short story written by a woman science fiction writer, I've forgotten who. The little aliens suddenly appear inside a spaceship They have teleported into various parts of the ship from their ...
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An old fairy tale about magic place where all wishes were coming true

I am trying to identify the earliest reliable source or mentioning of the following fairy tale, which I remember not very well. The story describes a magical place (probably with a tree in it) where ...
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Old SF story about someone who detonated an atomic bomb, sacrificing self to save society from an evil government

I think it was a short story in a 1950s-era anthology. All I remember was that a young woman was tortured (her hands crippled) for information, and someone (maybe a different person) was able to ...
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Urban fantasy book/saga about a boy with many phobias who found out he belonged to a group of people with powers

I picked a Spanish translation of this book up in the library 6 years ago but I can't remember the title or the author. I am pretty sure it was a male writer, though. The saga it belonged to had a ...
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Manga where the female lead is transported to another world where people’s heads are non-human

FL has trauma from being abused by her boyfriend/husband in her world. ML has a full-metal mask/helmet type of head, and his friend has a bear head. ML helps her when she’s transported to his world ...
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90s Scifi novel about a small town puppet-masters-style alien invasion with conflicted invader POV

I read a book when I was in Junior High (92-95 timeframe) that involved an alien invasion in a small town with sections from the point of view of the invaders. It was similar to The Puppet Masters in ...
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Story about dense beings that live in the earth and earth surface is like clouds to them

What is the name and author of the science fiction story about beings who live in the center of the earth, are very dense and find our kind of life to be like clouds and ephemeral? These dense beings ...
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Book series c.2000 where the main character has the power to communicate with and manipulate plants

For many, many years I have been scouring the internet looking for a book series I read when I was about 8 years old which really started my love for fantasy. What I remember is below: The MC is in a ...
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Manga where girl goes back into time to save her boyfriend

I'm looking for a manga where this girl goes back in time to save her boyfriend. I forgot if it was set in a historical fantasy setting or a more modern setting. All I remember is that the plot twist ...
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Dark fantasy novel featuring Es, a faerie seeking to be queen, and a fae expert who can make a special fae brew, allowing levitation

I read this book years ago (it's not something recently written), but the book and I have parted ways at some point, and I cannot remember the title, or author! Google has no answers, nor Goodreads. ...
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Book about an orphan girl who found out she's from a different world/realm and can't tell her mortal boyfriend/friend [closed]

All I can remember is that there was a an orphan girl who found out she's from a different world/realm. She can't tell her mortal boyfriend/friend.
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Manga where the reincarnated female protagonist leaves the family where she is hated and joins a mafia

I remember seeing a story about a girl who gets reincarnated into a fantasy world and she is the hated daughter of the family and the villainess. she then leaves the family and joins a mafia, ...
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Sci-fi trilogy involving a noble family who buy a girl from a race of subservient beings to bond with their girl

There was like a subservient race of beings who would bond with one person and this noble family bought one for their girl. Learning was banned but the noble family were caught supporting it or ...
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