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Book series with the first book having a very pretty mystical girl in fog

I checked out a book half a year ago, and because chrome doesn't remember history past 90 days and the library has no records due to privacy concerns, I can't seem to find back that book. All I know ...
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Manga where the main character goes back in time or respawn after death

I'm looking for a manga I read before, but forgot the title. It was about a guy who is finding a way out of a dungeon and when he dies he goes back in time. There's one chapter where he saw a girl who ...
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Manga about a class kidnapped and forced to play a game made by wealthy people or they would blow them with bomb-like collars

The main character (MC) is isekaied and retuns to reality with his powers. His classmates and himself are kidnapped and forced to play a game made by wealthy people or they would blow them with bomb-...
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Why did the Conglomerate CEOs conceal their appearance?

In My Dad The Bounty Hunter, both the high-ranking executives of the sinister galactic Endless Horizons Conglomerate that we have seen are secretly some type of lizard alien. Notably, they are ...
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Manga where the villainess was executed and then goes back in time and apologizes to the male lead, whom she bullied

I'm trying to find this manga where the villainess was executed and then goes back in time, but not before she bullied the male lead, so she apologizes to him. The male lead's father left on a ship ...
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Looking for the author and title of a story about meeting the stagers and scriptwriters of ones life

I'm pretty sure it was a short story about a man deciding to take a shortcut after being stuck in traffic on a highway. By doing this he steps out of his script and meets the stage hands that build ...
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Old romantic horror movie about a guy that fell in love with a girl and later found out she's a ghost

I watched this movie when I was very young and I can't remember the name of the movie. The movie could be from the 80s or 90s. I only remember parts of the movie. I kinda remember a nerdy looking guy (...
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Animated kids' cartoon about a boy from Earth and a team of other aliens and beings saving space

I remember it was similar to a CGI-animated movie/series (definitely not drawn), maybe a miniseries, but it involved a boy from Earth, probably a teenager, who was able to travel to space and meet up ...
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Why is the Map of Earth on the Ringworld?

Rereading the Ringworld books, it occurred to me to question the timeline. In particular, the Ringworld has a series of full-size populated maps of planets of other species' worlds, which are ...
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Dune: What titles were used by the heads of Minor Houses during the Empire under House Corrin

Houses Minor are a well established part of the Dune Universe, being mentioned in passing many times. But I can't recall a single character from a Minor House. The Siridar Titles of the Major houses ...
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Fantasy film from the 70s or 80s involving a male lead being fed by a small person

I hold out little hope that anyone will know this, but it's worth a shot. When I was young I remember watching a fantasy movie possibly made in the 1970's or 1980's. The only scene I really remember ...
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anime - middle schoolers/highschoolers manifest their magical powers and a bracelet that controls one of the elements appears

I remember watching it in the late 2000s. I can't remember almost anything about the plot except that there were kids, around 14-16, and they were in this like magic school and when their powers ...
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Why didn't Two use the nanites before?

In the episode Built, not born Two Why didn't she do that the first time she was there? AFAIK she knew about the nanites and their abilities before her escape. Was it ?
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Adult film where a company develops a device that can show you dreams

I'm looking for an adult film of likely the softcore type that I watched around 8–10 years ago on a DVD player (it could be on a DVD or VCD disc). The concept was that a company had developed a device ...
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Series about a Teen girl goes to dragon themed summer camp after lifelong obsession with dragons, finds out she's a descendant of dragon slayers

It follows a young rich white girl in her teenage years, I believe her father is a senator. She has had a lifelong obsession with dragons for no reason. She goes to a dragon-themed summer camp, only ...
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Trying to remember a science fiction book about a man on an alien world [closed]

All that I remember was that in the beginning of the book he meets with someone and they give him wine that they state is new but it’s already been opened and then he ends up on an alien world. I ...
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Manhwa in which the female protagonist was forced to grow up as a boy, then went to live alone and meets a group of people who protect her

It's a manhwa in which the protagonist is an adult and tall woman but with a somewhat masculine appearance because she was forced to grow up as a boy in her family's house since childhood and was fed ...
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Story about spaceship that has immutable digital archive of human knowledge

Trying to locate a short story that I read online a few months ago. It took place on a spaceship that contained a digital archive of all of human knowledge. At some point, one of the characters made a ...
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Manhwa or webcomic where the male main character has light blue hair and uses a rapier as main weapon and goes to an academy

It starts off with the main character (MC) who was found in a forbidden/monster-ridden area and a lady decides to raise him and make him her disciple. Then the story progresses and his master dies at ...
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Looking for sci-fi short story about a spacecraft flight simulator consultant

I hesitate to provide much detail because with the last question I asked, I got many of the details pretty wrong, but still got the correct answer here, amazingly, so here goes… I’ve been trying to ...
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Short story about a family in a spaceship who land on a planet and encounter a giant baby

I read this short story a year or so ago. It was a part of an anthology of short stories from various authors. I cannot put a lower bound on the year the story would have been published, but it ...
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Manga where male MC Spins wheel to get reincarnated

In this manga the Main Character (MC) goes to heaven and there is a girl who stands next to a table with a sign that determines which isekai world you will be born in and the MC is very lucky, so the ...
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Book where the main character builds machine to travel to another Earth to see his parents

I'm looking for a book where the main who has red hair and green eyes (I think) character builds a machine to travel to another Earth to see his parents. Here a few things that happened that I ...
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What was the ‘obvious’ new answer to Asimov’s Pâté de Foie Gras made possible by scientific advance?

When Asimov originally wrote the short story Pâté de Foie Gras in 1956, he intended one solution to the problem asked at the end. (This related question considers the clues in the story leading to ...
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Animated movie with dragons and a boy and girl from warring factions/kingdoms

I had watched the movie when I was younger and have no memory of its title. It is an animated movie that couldn't have come out after 2013. The animation was also super choppy compared to things like ...
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Novel (probably a Kindle eBook) about an alien who possesses someone working a retail job (coffee shop?) who hates the body and his job

I was reading through some recent story-id queries when I suddenly had a book I read, probably a good decade ago, run through my head, or at least as much as I read at the time. My wife had pointed me ...
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Why are the Ghost and Bug types effective against the Psychic type?

So one question I have about the Psychic type. Why are the Bug and Ghost types effective against the Psychic type? I have been wondering this because I am on a quest to find the reason behind type ...
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Book series about a girl with magic ability; her brother is revealed to have magic ability towards the end

In 2009, our teacher used to regularly read us this book series about a girl with some sort of magic powers and her brother, who has none. I remember very little other than a few fragments. At one ...
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Post-Apocalyptic Desert Movie With Fast Car

I've been trying to remember a movie I watched in my childhood that was likely from the 80s or first few years of the 90s, on late-night cable (maybe on Up All Night on the USA Channel). I seem to ...
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What was the first "Earth all along" story in Science Fiction?

In a similar vein to this other question and this other question, what is the first story where people explore a mysterious planet that turns out to be a post-apocalyptic Earth? Youtuber Liminal ...
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Mc died because her fiance kills he but she reborn to take revenge

Female main leads name is sese. Her fiance kills her but she reborns. Her stepmother slow poison her father. She gets to know that her fiance was cheating on her with her sister and he was only with ...
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Manga where the female lead is reincarnated in another world by her new father, who was a demon or something

The manga's main character is female. She was reincarnated by her new dad in the world who was a demon or something. The main character has a problem with her soul, because it keeps her attached to ...
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Manhwa where the female lead has marriages with three different men before being reincarnated/regressed

This story involves a female lead as the main character (MC). She had a sad first life. She was married off by her father. This first marriage did not last; I'm not sure why, as I can't remember. Her ...
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2000s starship co-op game with ships like red and blue fighter jets and a human-face ship boss on a desert planet and in space

I need help trying to remember an old starship computer game. I wish I could remember how the title screen looked, but it was a co-op game. Player 1 was controlled by mouse, and it was a red fighter ...
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Manhwa where female lead has red eyes, blonde hair, and divine powers

So there is this duke/emperor (I don't know). He can’t sleep, so he kidnaps the saint to help him sleep. Meanwhile, the maid (female lead) has holy powers, so she also helps him sleep. He ends up ...
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Who are these "people in black?"

At the end of the epiosde Beyond the Wards, two people dressed in black and wearing sunglasses approach the bodies of two Strigoi killed by Rose and Dimitri. and sprinkle some powder on the bodies ...
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Searching title of an old sci-fi B movie with carnivorous aquatic plants

I'm looking for the title of an old sci-fi B movie (B/W). It is about a tourist cruise, perhaps an ocean liner, that gets lost in a kind of fog. When the fog clears, they realize that the ship is ...
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What is the other (besides Davidson’s ‘Full Chicken Richness’) SF story (pre 1998) centred on dodos? [duplicate]

In his afterword to Avram Davidson’s short story ‘Full Chicken Richness’ in the Avram Davidson Treasury (1998), Gardner Dozois says it is one of two science fiction stories centred on the extinct dodo ...
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Manga where the main character can stockpile skill effects used against him

I can't for the life of me remember the name of this manga where the main character can stockpile skill effects used against him?
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Manhwa where a woman transfered to a medieval world builds a metal boat

I’m looking for a manhwa that has a female character reincarnating into the typical medieval world of nobles and I think it is a typical romance genre. The character, at some point, makes a bet with ...
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Novel - Disguised alien Tock Von visits Earth, meets a girl, gets committed to a psychiatric hospital

I bought this as a new paperback in the early 1970s in the US. I believe there was lots of drug and sex humor I didn't get because I was like 12. I also remember thinking it was the weirdest thing I'd ...
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SF movie live action - dystopian world, couple gets rescued by a spaceship with a huge eye run by an android butler

Probably from the 80s or early 90s. Dystopian world where if you weren't upper class you were basically a slave for work; men and women kept separate. One couple who met secretly are about to be ...
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Short story involving two AI negotiating the terms of an insurance claim about an ongoing car accident, all within a few milliseconds [duplicate]

I remember having read this story on some blog. Each car has a central computer with an AI running in each one. They got into a head-on collision but one of the cars can survive if they both agree to ...
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SF story about sharing tools and other possesions with RFID tags

I'm thinking of a story I read probably in Asimov's in the 1990s or early 2000s. There wasn't much plot, just an extended "what if" about being able to tag all your possessions with RFID ...
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Short story about Jesus being actually an alien that got stranded on Earth

This is a story I read about 15 years ago (or maybe 20?) within an anthology book of sci-fi stories that was already old when I read it. From what I can remember, the story goes like this: An alien ...
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Short story about a group of scientists\explorers coming to terms with finding out that they are living near the heat death of the universe?

Can anybody name a short story (probably 1970s or early 1980s, definitely written prior to 1984) that revolves around a group of scientists and explorers who discover how to travel via naturally ...
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Did Sauron worship Morgoth during the Third Age?

In the Akallabêth it says that when Sauron is imprisoned in Númenor, he convinces Ar-Pharazôn to give up the worship of Ilúvatar for the worship of Morgoth. Does Sauron keep worshipping Morgoth during ...
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Movie with Rock Monsters [duplicate]

When I was a toddler, I remember a SF movie that I want rewatch but do not remember the title. It is about a group who travel to another planet that had rock monsters that would hug you and burn you ...
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YA novel where a thief meets a disguised princess

So its been a few years, but its a fantasy series where there is a thief who lives in the city (His mother and sister died traumatically) and a princess. The princess decides to go into the city in ...
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Sci Fi book about a man travelling through portals from one dimension to another through who ends up in a place where mind control is prevalent

I read a book in the late 80s about a man travelling from one dimension to another through portals that are "right around the corner". He ends up in a place where mind control is prevalent ...
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