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Ethan
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61 votes

First work where a traveler from afar arrives to a backward society and he tries to help its scientific progress

31 votes

How did the Rangers of the North make a living in the Lord of the Rings?

31 votes

Short story where alien pills or medication are used as a way of teaching

29 votes
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Short story about a man who travels to another planet via astral projection, where he encounters an alien intelligence that exchanges minds with him

26 votes
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Young lady Death attends a party

21 votes

Novel that imagines a dystopia created by the disappearance of plastic

19 votes

First science fiction story to refer to a real and living (at the time) scientist?

19 votes

Did Frodo, Bilbo, Sam, and Gimli "wither and grow weary the sooner" in the Undying Lands?

17 votes

A (probably) short fiction where a Babylonian potter’s wheel turned out to be the earliest cylinder phonograph

15 votes
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Why were the keepers of the three Elf-rings not aware that the One Ring had been used?

15 votes
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Book about an engineered human who can change his body and calculate the future

14 votes
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1980s YA/Childrens book: valley surrounded by mountains, bunch of misfit gnome-like people repel invaders

13 votes
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SF book where alien girls award medals for sexual prowess

13 votes
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Short story where the aliens looks similar to lions can make themselves invisible

12 votes
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Short story about teleport trips and passengers going missing

11 votes

Solid state drug addiction

11 votes

Do we ever see a hobbit use their natural ability to “disappear”?

11 votes

Looking for a series about young girl who was created in a lab by her mum

10 votes
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Help finding the title of a children's story with travels through mirrors and the chambers of a shell

10 votes

1980s or 1990s animated film featuring robots or mechs, an abandoned city with skyscrapers, and a desert-like setting with a cliff

10 votes

Science fiction story published before 1966 with constructed language demonstrating some NLP principles

10 votes

Story about a post-modern-age apocalyptic age, portrayed as a new medieval age, with old-world artefacts, and some semblance of magic

9 votes

Where is "Rhiannon's choice" from

9 votes

Fantasy trilogy with a female protagonist named Soren (Sorren?)

8 votes

What is the earliest science fiction story to depict legal technology?

8 votes

Are there reliable sources for the influence of Babel-17 on other SF using strong Sapir–Whorf?

7 votes
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Late 19th century - early 20th century alternative New York City named 'Knickerbocker'

6 votes

Seeking sci-fi short story (1980s/1990s?) where a man puts his consciousness into an animal's brain, but then can't/doesn't want to leave

6 votes

What was the first science fiction story set to the future without bothering about the present?

6 votes
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An Anime Short Film about living on the moon and a guy is sorting a database filled with earth history and a woman singing an earth song