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Manhwa in which the female lead and her family-in-law remember her past life

I read this manhwa a month ago and now I can't remember the title. The family of the female lead hates her and she remembers her past life. Her family-in-law also remembers and really loves her, but ...
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Manga where a boy gets an invitation to test out a VR game

I read this manga before but forgot the name of it. It's relatively new. So, he gets stuck inside the game and can't leave until he finishes the level. The person he has to defeat is overpowered and ...
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Fantasy book about a priest/cleric of the sun in a world where the sun is fading

The main character was a cleric or priest of a religion which worshipped either fire generally or the sun specifically. He was losing his faith because the sun was gradually getting dimmer, but there'...
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What does this “constellation” mean in Contact?

Throughout the movie Contact, there appears to be a constellation in the grains of sand when Ellie and her father pick up a handful of sand. I believe it shows up at other times in the film as well. ...
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Manga about a main character who is reborn as a noble child and ends up causing the death of his mother, because she gave birth

The main character was reincarnated as a baby into a noble family and he was the youngest. After the mother gave birth, she started to become weak and ended up passing away. Then one of the siblings ...
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Why are all the DS9 runabouts named after Earth rivers?

It seems whenever we hear mention of a runabout assigned to DS9 it's named after a river on Earth—the Rio Grande, the Ganges, the Yangtzee Kiang—is there a particular reason for this naming convention?...
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Book about two hostile Mayan or Aztec villages in a valley. Turns out they are in a giant space ship

The plot accelerates when a warrior from one tribe falls in love with a girl from the other tribe. Turns out the two tribes are being kept separate for genetic purposes because the union of the two ...
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Was it not inexcusably foolish of Sauron to not guard the Ring-destroying lava pit? [duplicate]

I know that he did not think that anyone would want to destroy it, but rather that somebody would instead claim it and try to fight Him with it, but if there is only one place on the planet where the ...
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Is there a scifi character that could beat all other scifi characters in a fight? [closed]

Taking all character like God and the Darkness is TV's Supernatural, Darth Vader from star wars, Thanos, Alioth, and Scarlet Witch from marvel, Superman, Darkseid, and the source/presence from DC, and ...
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H2O: Just Add Water - how come the mermaids keep their human forms? [closed]

It's said that 10 seconds after contact with water they turn into mermaids. But there's water in the air all the time. Theoretically, they have contact with water all the time. Why are they in their ...
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Movie where scientists were doing experiments on prisoners and a surviving prisoner got god-like powers

There were some prisoners that these scientists were doing experiments on. All the other prisoners died except one. He had to be retaught how to read and write by the scientist lady. The prisoner ...
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Why do the Dunedain wear Fëanorian stars?

Why do the Dunedain wear Fëanorian stars? Is it because of their Noldorin descent through Ëarendil?
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Female lead is betrayed by her boyfriend and her best friend and gets killed because of that. Then she is reborn to avenge herself

This manhwa is about a female who has power in her necklace (the necklace is like a storage world in which she can store anything), so her boyfriend and her best friend betray her to get the necklace (...
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Why does Sabriel remark that "Touchstone" is a fool's name?

In Garth Nix's book Sabriel, the titular character discovers a statue of a man. She is able to reanimate the man, she asks his name, and he replies "Touchstone." She replies something along ...
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Manga where whenever the main character sleeps he travels to a post-apocalyptic future full of monsters

The main character falls asleep in the middle of class and finds himself as a skeleton with only his head normal in a post-apocalypse. There he fights against skeletons with brains then green giant ...
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Modern fantasy novel with yellow cover about girl who discovers she is a witch

It was written by a young, female (possibly Australian, I can’t really remember) author and probably came out somewhere between 2008-2013. It begins with the protagonist going about her day to day ...
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Looking for a manhwa/manhua where mc had strong regeneration

I no longer remember if it was a manhwa or a manhua but it was colorful. I think the MC had a strong regenerative ability which had a red and black thing coming out each time it regenerated. The story ...
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Pls I need a name Ave been trying to remember for a while I’m going crazy 😂 [closed]

movie that after a man dies two friends are tasked to transfer his body by air but the jet crashes so they get stuck transferring the man in a cooler without drawing suspicious to them they attend a ...
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Star Trek novel where Riker becomes ill after drinking water aboard a Cardassian Vessel?

Plot Details/Summary I recall very little of this particular Trek novel. I'm not even sure what the main story arc was. The part I remember is that Riker is sent aboard a Cardassian vessel for some ...
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Manga involving characters with numbers on the backs of their hands

It is an isekai, I believe. The last chapters I remember reading involved the main character (MC) fighting against enemies who had numbers on the back of their hands, that indicated how strong they ...
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How large is Daeho?

The series Alchemy of Souls is set in a country called Daeho, which is presumably fictional, since it is described as not appearing on maps or being recorded in history. Although the majority of the ...
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Movie or TV show that involves a mutagenic substance, similar to the Forced Evolutionary Virus dipping vats from the first Fallout game

This could have been a movie or TV show, but I believe it was in colour. There was a villain who had given himself a reptilian tail and menaces the heroes in some sort of facility with walkways above ...
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Weird/experimental black & white film from early 2000s?

I'm trying to remember a science fiction film I saw on a plane flight around 20 years ago. If I recall correctly, the film was mostly or entirely black and white, but appeared to be a contemporary ...
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'80 sci-fi horror movie featuring an incorporeal alien that passes from human body to body like electricity

The movie begins with a truck transporting a metal coffin with a child inside being cryopreserved. An accident follows and the refrigeration system is damaged releasing an incorporeal alien from its ...
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Short story where a man corrects a machine and the machine combusts

I’m looking for a short story in which a man is with a machine (maybe in a cave) and the machine makes a false statement (similar to 1+1=3) and the man corrects the machine which somehow ends in the ...
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Was this Starscream's only time as sole leader of the Decepticons?

In Transformers: The Movie (1986), Starscream boldly throws a badly wounded Megatron out of Astrotrain into deep space, and seizes the Decepticon leadership. Sadly he is murdered at his own ...
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1970s/early 80s Sci fi graphic novel where a giant red and white space ship lands beside the White House

Can anyone help me please, going slightly mad trying to track down a graphic novel I really enjoyed reading in the early 80's. It was about a humanoid alien who picks up a load of humans, mostly ...
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Book about a witch that make spells by spelling out words

I remember reading it when I was younger. It definitely came out after 2000, but probably before 2010. It was the first one in a series. The main character (young, 12-ish, female) is a sort of outcast ...
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'80s or '90s movie with a one-eyed monster and a couple of children in a castle

I'm looking for a movie I saw when I was a kid in the '90s, in Finland. I suspect the movie was made in the '80s. I'm not sure if it was European or from the US. The movie had a medieval castle or a ...
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Manga where the main character is isekaied and becomes a merchant. He hires a flower girl to help in his shop [duplicate]

He meets the flower girl before he gets a shop building. The flower girl gives him advice, I think. The MC also buys one of the flowers she's selling. The moment I remember is that, while he sells out,...
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How does Jack Kline's power absorption work?

Jack Kline can suck divine energy from other beings. He steals God's power (and Amara's, since she was part of God). How does this make him stronger? Superpowers aren't physical things that you can ...
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Vintage short story of school kids studying a lethal alien design [duplicate]

I am trying to remember the title and author of a classic sci-fi short story / novella involving an alien invasion. It is difficult to fight the aliens because they use images designed to disrupt ...
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Red eyed monster with gaze that turns you into a wooden doll?

Back in the early to mid 90s, my mom was channel surfing and stopped on something where some people were investigating missing kids and these wooden dolls were showing up. One kid decided to go out at ...
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What are the powers and purpose of Morpheus’ tools, and why did he create them?

In The Sandman - both the comic and the new Netflix adaptation - Morpheus, Dream of the Endless, takes some of his power and invests it into three tools: a pouch of sand, a helm he made from the bones ...
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Book series about a female protagonist who's transported to another world, where she encounters creatures such as gnomes, witches, and sphinxes

I'm looking for a book series that came out before 2003. What I remember is that the main character (MC) is a woman who gets transported to another world. There she meets different kinds of creatures ...
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What was that space-time crack in WestWorld S4 at the dam?

This seasons is supposedly taking place in physical reality, and despite popular belief, not in the mind of Dolores (Christina). One perfect cue to this fact is that Hale could extract or detach ...
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Short story involving parallel universes and a war between humanity and some dark version of humanity

In this story, as humans travel through closely linked universes, they eventually become distorted and changed. The twist at the end, I believe, was that humans were fighting vastly distorted versions ...
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Novel or novella involving a protagonist who travels forward in time and encounters a strange war where the weapons were all color-coded

The main protagonist travels forward in time and encounters a strange war where the weapons were all color-coded. Like, fire weapons were red, etc. The time traveller might have eventually "...
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Old story about plant symbiont-enabled simulated paradise [duplicate]

I'm looking for an SF short story in which the protagonist has a vision of the future in which all humans end up living in tanks filled with a plant-like or algae-like symbiont. The people in the ...
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YA book about kids who have powers but lose them when they get to puberty

Back in around 2015-2016, I read a new book at that time about a kid who gets tested for having a superpower, and essentially he had to guess what a hidden object/drawing was and it was a penguin with ...
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YA science fiction novel with title starting with the word "Uncle" (I thought)

Sometime in the 1990s I read reviews and saw copies of a YA science fiction novel whose title was "Uncle " - the name of the uncle was unusual (a word not usually considered a name). The ...
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Kids’ book I read in the ‘70s about a family of wizards, older siblings stronger than younger ones, something about cold steel and dragons?

When I was a kid in the ‘70s there was a book I really liked about a family of wizards —- the way magic worked was that you got stronger as you got older so the older siblings were more proficient and ...
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What was this '60s SF novel about a future in which very long-lived humans can try being another sex?

My vague memory is that a long-lived man gets the opportunity to live a phase of his life as a woman. Is there a Heinlein book with such a twist? LeGuin? Any other SF novel or story I might have read ...
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What is the name of this (possibly 40 year old) Sci-Fi novel [duplicate]

my first question here, so forgive me if I do it wrong: I would like to find the name of a Sci-Fi book I read over 30 years ago (possibly 40) Author: he was some kind of military strategist i think. ...
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Trying again.. name of sci fi novel [duplicate]

The (psychic I believe) female protagonist runs from a former lover/bad guy and needs to get off the space station, so she has a one night stand with the male protagonist who has a navigation implant. ...
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What is the name of a poem about relativity? [migrated]

I am looking for a specific poem. I read it years ago and I wonder if anyone else knows what I am talking about. It was a poem on relativity and theories on the universe. I do not remember the author ...
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Movie: Inventor creates a superfast car to escape across the Soviet Iron Curtain

The film starts in an eastern european country under the soviet occupation and the main character tries to escape to the west side of the Soviet border. He's a simple farmer and firstly attaches ...
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Book Series (like 5+ books I think) with tan-ish covers about of group of adolescents

I would have read them between 2003-2007 I think, the most I can remember is that it was about a group of teens who were either on a specific quest or adventuring and each teen was a different “class” ...
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Short story about people who are unknowingly imprisoned by aliens in some sort of giant dome or underground chamber

I'm trying to find a short story I read a while ago about people who are unknowingly imprisoned by aliens in some sort of giant dome or underground chamber. They don't realize they are imprisoned ...
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Movie about two children who discover an alien stranded in an old English-style village

I've been trying to find an old movie I saw in the past and hoping someone here might know it. Following the helpful "how to ask a good question" meta post: Detail. The story follows two ...
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