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Use for identifying a work of SF or Fantasy, including novels, movies, comic books, fanfic, TV series, video games, etc. Use with other tags to specify the type of media, eg. [short-stories]. Use [episode-identification] for identifying a single episode of a known series, whether TV, book, or comic. Use [actor-identification], [character-identification], [music-identification], or [object-identification] for those specific ID requests.

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This sounds a lot like Warbreaker, by Brandon Sanderson. At the beginning of the book, a character named Vasher uses Breath to awaken a straw doll, to help him escape. Awakening The book use …
answered Nov 10 '14 by AerusDar
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The show your thinking of could be Mission Top Secret. An Australian kids spy show, I remember it, and the books very well.
answered Mar 5 '13 by AerusDar
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I'm sketchy about the one armed protagonist. Might have only been missing a hand. Also might have been a good/great swordsman before losing the arm. He may have been on a quest to restore his arm. Hu …
asked Sep 22 '17 by AerusDar
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This is The Ancient Future Trilogy, by Traci Harding. The first book is called 'The Dark Age'. Prince Maelgwyn of Gwynedd and his band of knights stumble across this mysterious woman dressed in jeans …
answered Jul 31 '14 by AerusDar
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Read the book once in the late 90's The only things I can remember are: Dragons were some sort of war machine (built and maintained, rather then real, living creatures) A bunch of somewhat magical c …
asked Aug 1 '13 by AerusDar
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This is the short story "You be the Judge" by Paul Jennings, an Australian author, and part of his "Un" series written in the 1980's and 90's. This story is from Undone! 1993. The creature is called t …
answered Jun 26 '18 by AerusDar
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This sounds a lot like Necroscope, by Brian Lumley, published in 1986. The protagonist, Harry Keogh can speak to the dead, and learn from them, including learning formulae from Mobius himself, and us …
answered Jan 30 '19 by AerusDar
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Book or short story I read not too long ago (within the last 2 or 3 years). A group of scientests are gathered to a secret lab in the desert, possibly something to do with a particle collider. They m …
asked Nov 13 '13 by AerusDar