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For questions about Artificial intelligence (AI) in science fiction. AI is the ability of constructed devices to think and/or feel for themselves. In science fiction, stories focus on the perils or he…
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Questions about languages, whether alien, fantasy, or human. Always use in conjunction with the specific work tag the language appears in. If a more specific tag exists use that instead, for example, …
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For questions about Marvel's Avengers, a team of superheroes appearing in various comic books, movies, and TV shows. Only use this tag when asking about the team specifically, and not for questions si…
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For questions about the TV series "Stargate SG-1" that ran from 1997 to 2007. Always use in conjunction with the [stargate] tag.
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For questions about "Horcruxes" in Harry Potter in which a person has concealed part of their soul, thus making that person immortal whilst the Horcrux is still intact. Always use with the [harry-pott…
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Albus Dumbledore, a powerful wizard, is the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and a major character in the Harry Potter series. Use this tag for questions about the character, …
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For questions about "The Borg", a fictional pseudo-race of cybernetic organisms depicted in the Star Trek universe, first encountered when Q brings the Enterprise to meet them in 2365. Use this tag wi…
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For questions about a parallel universe or alternative reality, a hypothetical self-contained separate reality coexisting with one's own. A specific group of parallel universes is called a "multiverse…
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For questions about the character "Darth Vader", the primary antagonist in the original Star Wars films. Only use for questions about the character himself and not for those that simply mention him. A…
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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017, eighth movie produced). The last remnants of Leia's rebellion try to evade the grip of The First Order, while Rey seeks to convince Luke Skywalker to train…
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A process whereby the dead are brought back to life, generally in another body, or an earlier time.
The Sith Order was a sect of Force-sensitives who used the dark side of the Force. In the Star Wars films, the Sith are the primary antagonists, in opposition to the Jedi Order (Episodes I, II and III…
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An energy blade weapon from the Star Wars franchise often wielded like a sword or pike. Use this tag for questions about the properties of lightsabers, how they are constructed, etc. Do not use for qu…
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for questions about the inspiration behind ideas (names, characters, objects, titles, etc.) in science fiction or fantasy works. Use [influence] for questions about how SF&F works have in…
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Use for questions about vampires, beings who subsist by feeding on the life essence of living creatures, usually by drinking their blood. Use either alongside a work tag when asking about vampires in …
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For questions about the Marvel character Thor. Only use when asking about the character not for those that simply mention him. Use this tag together with [marvel]. If asking about the comics use with …
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Star Trek: Discovery (2017) is a show set before the events of The Original Series in the Prime (non-Abrams) universe. It follows the crew of the USS Discovery and events such as the start of the Klin…
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Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008-2013, and 2020, falls between Episodes II and III) Comprises a feature film and subsequent animated television series. Depicts the events of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skyw…
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) describes the events just before A New Hope (Episode IV) that provided The Rebellion with the Death Star plans. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag a…
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Dragons are mythical beasts. Dragonlore varies from culture to culture and from tale to tale. If asking about dragons in a specific work always use alongside the work tag. Do not use if the question s…
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For questions about the Marvel character Captain America. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag. Also use with [comics] if asking about the comics and [marvel-cinematic-universe] if asking a…
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For questions about "hard" science fiction, use on [story-identification] questions when the work is hard sci-fi and for questions about hard sci-fi in general.
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For comparing the adaptations of a particular work to each other, or comparing a work's adaptations to the source work. Always use in conjunction with the relevant work tag/s.
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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005, sixth movie produced). Set about 19 years before the Battle of Yavin (Episode IV) it depicts the fall of the Jedi order and the beginning of the Empir…
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"Avengers: Endgame" (2019) is the fourth Avengers movie, part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It follows the events of "Avengers: Infinity War" (2018). Use this tag in conjunction with [marvel] and …
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For questions about Iron Man, a Marvel superhero who relies on technology rather than inherent powers. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and add the relevant media tag where appropriate …
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Used for questions about the rules of how magic is treated within a specific work or works. Use alongside the relevant work tags. For questions about what a spell does, or magic being a plot element o…
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to refer to the "Fantastic Beasts" series. For questions about the 2016 film use the [fantastic-beasts-where-to-find-them] tag. Always use in conjunction with the [harry-potter] tag and a…
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For questions about Darth Sidious, a Sith Lord in the Star Wars universe. In the guise of his alter ego, Supreme Chancellor (later Emperor) Sheev Palpatine, Darth Sidious gained leadership of the Gala…
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Questions about whether a particular work is considered to be official within a fictional universe. DO NOT USE this tag to signify you want answers to your question to be based on (some level of) can…
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An animated science-fiction TV series [1999-2003, continued 2010-2013], showing the adventures of a 20th century man (Philip J. Fry) woken from a cryogenic sleep into a retro-futuristic 31st century, …
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For questions about the zombie apocalypse series "The Walking Dead" as a whole including the TV series, novels, comics and games. For questions about the prequel series see [fear-the-walking-dead].
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An alien invasion refers to the invasion of one planet by another species.
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For questions about "Babylon 5", a 5 season television series developed by J. Michael Straczynski. Primarily, it's the story of the 5th Babylon space station, built by the Earth Alliance as a meeting …
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For questions about Isaac Asimov, an author of science fiction and popular science. His Robot series introduced the Three Laws of Robotics; he also wrote the Foundation series.
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For questions about "Avatar: The Last Airbender", a TV series (2005-2008), following Aang, the last airbender, as he journeys to become to next Avatar and bring peace to the world. For questions about…
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