Tags

A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.

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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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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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. Use this tag with…
a shared universe for DC superhero movies starting with 2013's Man of Steel. Use with the [dc] tag and any related movie or superhero tags
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a term for works in the science fiction genre which do not apply a rigourous scientific model for the universe. It can also be used to describe work where the science fiction a…
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For questions about Spider-Man, a Marvel superhero created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, who first appeared in 1962. Do not use for questions that mention the character or for questions about works whe…
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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 the first Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story released in 2016. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag and any other relevant tags.
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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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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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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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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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For comparing the adaptations of a particular work to each other, or comparing a work's adaptations to the source work.
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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 o…
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For questions about "Star Wars: The Clone Wars", a 2008 animated television series, and the film of the same name. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag. For questions about the similarly…
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a broadly-defined term for fan labor regarding stories about characters (or simply fictional characters) or settings written by fans of the original work, rather than by the…
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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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the name for a shared setting for a number of fantasy novels written by Brandon Sanderson, including the Elantris, Mistborn and Stormlight Archive novels. Use this tag when discussing 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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Episode III of the Star Wars films and the third movie of the Star Wars prequel trilogy. It is set about 19 years before the Battle of Yavin depicted in the original movie (Episode IV A New Hope). Use…
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the idea of a society in a repressive and controlled state, often under the guise of being utopian, as characterized in books like Brave New World and Nineteen Eighty-Four.
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beings who subsist by feeding on the life essence of living creatures, usually by drinking their blood. In modern fiction, vampires are usually considered to be undead and can often only …
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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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A magical effect or influence induced by an incantation or formula. Spells appear often in Fantasy literature and RPGs usually employed by Merlin-esque wizards.
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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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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 use on questions about weaponry in works of speculative fiction.
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the ability of constructed devices to think and/or feel for themselves. In science fiction, stories focus on the perils or helpfulness of artificial intelligence. This t…
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an American science-fiction media franchise. Major works in the franchise include the original 1978 television series, a miniseries which aired in 2003, and a television series…
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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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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 Wolverine, a mutant superhero in the Marvel Comics universe and member of the X-Men. Always use in conjunction with the [marvel] tag and add the relevant media tag where appropriat…
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mythical beasts. Dragonlore varies from culture to culture and from tale to tale.
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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.
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Refers to Episode 6 of the Star Wars film franchise where, after rescuing Han Solo from the palace of Jabba the Hutt, the rebels attempt to destroy the second Death Star, while Luke Skywalker struggle…
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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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