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Fantasy novel/series—female protagonist wielding a sword and magic frees her bird companion's cursed bloodline, resulting in a tragic scene on a ship

So I'm trying to find a fantasy novel or series I read when younger, but most of the details have been forgotten. Here is what I remember: The novel or series had a female protagonist whose name ...
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Was Wormtail the only Gryffindor in the Voldemort camp? [duplicate]

As most of Voldemort's camp was filled with Slytherin people, was there any other known Gryffindor other than Peter Pettigrew (Wormtail)? Few names that comes to my mind that doesn't look like ...
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How did Sirius Black bring the Weasley family picture back from Azkaban?

Sirius had the newspaper cutting with a picture of the Weasley family in Azkaban. He then swam back to mainland as a dog. So, one night when they opened my door to bring food, I slipped past them as ...
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A boy who becomes a sorcerer only when he falls asleep

I remember reading this book around 2003 when I was in middle school. I believe it was a bit older than that, however. I'm sure it was about a boy who becomes a sorcerer when he falls asleep and ...
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Military and Strategy smart and clever female lead winning wars

I stumbled on a book recommendation on youtube that I can no longer find. The plot is about a female lead I believe was discovered or hired (I cannot remember) by the male lead ( I think) and she was ...
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Book about aliens coming back to Earth to recover a lost spaceship

There was a book I listened to a long time ago about an alien ship traveling through deep space to come to Earth. The premise was that there was a ship lost on Earth around the time of the great ...
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Sci-fi book in which pockets of time are happening on Earth and things are getting stuck in them

I remember getting a sci-fi book in the last ten years. It had, to my remembrance, a dark cover with orange on the periphery because some of it takes place in an orange grove. The concept is somehow ...
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Futuristic show/film about an empire and rebels where the empire rigs a rebel to explode

My aunt used to record shows on television and send them to my family (we didn't have TV reception), and that meant setting the recorder for 3-5 min before a start time and ending 3-5 min after the ...
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Vietnam war era story about attack on American air force base with a Cessna

Sometime during the Vietnam war there was a science-fiction short story with a title something like, The World's Only Defensive Strategic Bomber. A militant anti-war group smuggles a pilot from the ...
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What was the first science fiction or fantasy element to appear in any Batman comic?

Batman is obviously an on-topic character for our site. He regularly teams up with or confronts aliens and has awesome technology at his fingertips even if he himself is "just a man in a suit&...
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Horror movie about people getting a radio message they don’t understand

Looking for a sci-fi/horror movie from 1970’s or early 80’s. The only thing I can remember is a group of people keep getting a radio message that they don’t understand that turns out being a warning ...
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Sci-fi movie - men in a bar in a small town, trapped by an alien [duplicate]

OK, I'm desperate for help on this, my father was watching this movie when I was a kid. I couldn't have been more than five or six, maybe seven, years old, around 1995. I only remember a couple scenes ...
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Looking for title of old Star Trek TOS book where Spock is captured and gets earring

Two decades ago I read a lot of the old TOS novels. There was one novel where Spock was captured (on a planet iirc) and made prisoner of a female person/ alien. She equipped him with accessories like ...
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A short fiction about a contraption not called a "time machine", driven by the "forty-year-old itch", but that did something in the past

I read this SF short fiction about 30 years ago. I'm pretty sure I read it in English, in a collection. I write "short fiction" because it was definitely not a novel. But much too long to ...
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Book with black and white witches

All I remember is that there are two sides. Pretty sure they were something to do with black and white witches One of them is half white half black All I remember is he kills a lot of people and ends ...
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Book read in the 80/90s about an alien microbe taking over creatures

In the '80s I read a book which started on a beach on a desert island. The premise was an alien microbe taking over creatures which escalates significantly. I seem to remember the book being epic in ...
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Webnovel in which the main character is transferred to another world as the daughter of a Duke with two sons and magical powers

I already read the webnovel until a certain point, so the story will include points from later chapters. The main character (MC) was from the real world and loved to read many books. Then she was ...
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Manhwa where the main character is taken from her kingdom

The main character is a young child. The duke conquered her kingdom and defeated it. She was treated horribly by her family .. the duke was about to kill her but I think he took her back to the ...
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Manhwa in which the main character knows she'll die young, around 19-20

The main character is young but she knows she'll die around 19-20, due to the curse of her being born a female and females can't handle the 'power' or 'mana' that the family possesses. I remember ...
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Time Travel Manwha About a VR Game

About a year ago, I started reading a manwha where a character was a high-level player in a VR game, but travels back in time to just after the start of the game before all the secrets were found. I ...
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Book about a boy and girl in a city with evil gods

I can't remember this book title but I really want to reread it. It has a blue and gold cover and was published in or around 2019. It has a pretty short title from what I remember. It is about a boy ...
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What are the criteria that the Wise use for deciding that a new Age has begun?

Details taken from the Tolkien Gateway The First Age ended with Morgoth's overthrow - a truly epic event which seems appropriate as the end of an era. The Second Age did not end with the sinking of ...
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Fantasy book about a woman without magic who is summoned to royal court when her sister dies

As ironic as this is, I work at a bookstore and can't remember the name of this book or its author. I'm looking for a fantasy book set in a world where people have magic. The protagonist is a woman ...
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Manga which involved knights, the Catholic Church, and people with powers

I read this manga years ago (10 years or so) and I don't remember much, but I hope to find it. I remember it had knights; the church was involved too, so I suppose it takes place during the medieval ...
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Cartoon - stone creatures live with a woman who is possibly a wizard

I'm looking for an old cartoon. I was very little when I watched it (early 2000's), so I pretty much don't remember anything about it. The only things I can recall is that there were these stone ...
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80's/90's anime about a mecha made out of bones

I need help finding a mecha anime that I have stuck in my head. I saw a clip of it on Instagram reels about 2-3 months ago and it refreshed before I could share or hit like and I was very interested ...
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Manga about a boy with extraordinary sword skills, born in a noble family that defends the border country [closed]

The boy did not get recognized by his mother, who is the head of the family, and she did not know that he has extraordinary sword skills and always compared him to his younger sister. His sister was ...
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Dystopian romance book in which the world is split in two, with the rich side being called the Class

I'm looking for a dystopian romance book I read a couple of years ago. The world is split in two; the rich are called the Class and I can't remember the name of the poor side. There is like a chain ...
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Looking For story - Artist Forced to be a Miner [duplicate]

I am looking for a story that I remember from ages ago. I want to point to a similar query here: Story about person assigned by test to be a miner when he wants to be an artist Mark, the original ...
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Sci fi book that has a tunnel. Depending on where you go through wall, go to different planet

If I remember rightly, there were also fights going on within the tunnels also. Not sure if same book, but people started off being "born" within virtual reality and had to prove themselves, ...
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Fanfiction-Dying Star by gothamcitysyren

I am looking for a link to the fanfiction DyingStar by gothamcitysyren. It is the 2nd part of the From Grace series. It is a crossover between the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the X-Men. It is about ...
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Is there a per-episode list of major historical changes in For All Mankind?

The Wikipedia page for the AppleTV show For All Mankind covers the original Point of Departure of the series. Sergei Korolev was the father of the Soviet space program; in our reality, he died during ...
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Manhua about a super strong female lead reincarnated into the life of a girl who was super weak and bullied

I read this really good manhua a long time ago that had a super strong female lead who is reincarnated into the life of a girl who was super weak and bullied. The girl she transmigrated into had a ...
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Historical manhwa where the female lead has a subspace/medical kit

Looking for a historical manhwa where the female lead has a subspace/medical kit. She can get guns, medicine and other modern equipment. The subspace or medical kit doesn't run out.
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What is the in-universe justification for material hierarchical perks (such as quarters) in Starfleet?

The answer to this question indicates that there are hierarchical differences in crew quarters on, for example, the Enterprise. Apparently, Lower Decks is considered canon, and so I seem to understand ...
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Manga where a witch curses the main character to die if he ever has sex with his true love

I read this manga a few years back, where the main character was transported to this library area, and he gets cursed by a witch so that he is doomed to die if he has sex with his true love. ...
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Manga with a female main character who is bethrothed to a prince who can't use magic

It's a manga (not a manhua/manhwa) where the main character (MC) is female. I'm not sure if it's a reincarnation manga, but I think it is, since I know the MC quickly becomes powerful in using magic ...
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Identify the story about an author whose work-in-progress is completed by a computer [duplicate]

The protagonist's collected works having been fed in as a database, the machine projects the ending of his current work (I remember that it does a scene break with asterisks), at which point the ...
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Monster themed universe book series with a woman on the cover in blue with three mini-stories inside all connected to each other

It was a bit of a larger book, it had three separate stories with a connecting universe, this would have been volume 2 of that series. The cover had a woman on the front in black and white with blue ...
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Measuring a wizard's 'raw' power in Harry Potter

In the Harry Potter franchise, certain wizards are described as being "the most powerful of their time". For example, Voldemort is described as being the most most powerful dark wizard of ...
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Short story about a traveler who receives shelter, but after some dialogue, the traveler turns out to be a ghost or maybe Odin

It was told from the point of the view of the ghost traveler at first. It felt like folklore, and I think there was some sort of test that was failed during the dialogue where the true nature of the ...
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Story Identification : student gets perfect score, fake helicopter plans, Bob Dylan song

I'm trying to identify a Dystopian book which I read in the 80's or 90's. I only have 3 vague memories, but it still haunts me to this day. If anyone can identify the book, I would be over the moon! ...
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How are Boggarts created?

We know a boggart can be destroyed by Riddikulus. We also know that Boggarts can move as well. "Boggarts like dark, enclosed spaces," said Professor Lupin. "Wardrobes, the gap beneath ...
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Why wasn't the Daystrom M-5 kept as an AI assistant?

The Ultimate Computer shows the faults of the Daystorm M-5. When given total control over a ship, it tends to do bad things. However, that same episode shows that it's perfectly capable of making ...
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Science fiction book involving a female alien with biological augmentations who comes to Earth to conquer it for her species

The plot involved an alien that had inadvertently come to Earth. The alien has many biological augmentations such as pheromones that humans can only weakly sense, but that feels like strong charisma. ...
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Anime about a world where green sparkles came falling from the sky, giving a bunch of people superpowers

Before I start, I'm going to clarify I have a vague memory of this anime. It was an anime with a 3D art style and went heavy on the CGI. It was a little old, but I can't say for sure. It was about a ...
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Does the HotD Season 2 intro tapestry with a dragon and two figures reference an event in ASoIaF lore?

In the opening credits to House of the Dragon Season 2, we see a series of tapestries depicting various events related to House Targaryen. In episode 3’s intro, one tapestry shows what looks like a ...
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Book series involving a girl in Scotland who finds out she's special, and a boy with Celtic symbols on him who helps her hide

It's about a girl in Scotland, I believe, and she finds out she's really special and she needs to be hidden because people want to take her and use her. (I forget what for; I think her blood is ...
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Manga/manhua series where the leading lady dies in the first chapter and her husband finally has regrets

I'm trying to remember the title of a manhua. It was historical fiction, maybe fantasy as well? In the first chapter, a woman is sitting, waiting on her husband and lamenting the fact that he is so ...
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How big is the sun (in the world of Catan)? [closed]

The box artwork for the Catan series of games shows a gigantic sun. The original version on the game box. An art cover from a later edition Judging from size of the sun, its color, the sky's color, ...
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