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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

32 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

22 votes

Novel that imagines a dystopia created by the disappearance of plastic

18 votes

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

11 votes

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

11 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
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Why were the keepers of the three Elf-rings not aware that the One Ring had been used?

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

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

8 votes

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

7 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

Help identify story with a girl and cats, and *maybe* magic

6 votes

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

6 votes
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Book set in a medieval VR world where the main character goes to the physical server to play for a better connection

5 votes

Identify series about a psychic / 'Space Wizard' who heals cultures

5 votes

Book about a man who repeatedly dies by fire and is reincarnated through the ages

4 votes

Which was the first story to feature a 'Fighting spirit'?

4 votes

Anime with character that goes to a magic academy

4 votes
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Why was there no technological progress between cutting the Ring from Sauron's hand and destroying the Ring?

4 votes

Looking for title or author of a fantasy novel with large, tusked goat-like creatures as mounts

4 votes
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Fantasy anime involving a village where everyone was trying to blame a young girl for a missing wedding ring

3 votes

Help identifying a story about siblings and ghosts

3 votes

Looking for a book with car crash & temple cats

3 votes

Which Sci-Fi work first showed human invasion of alien planets?

3 votes

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

3 votes

Did Isildur know who had the three elven rings?

3 votes

Tracking down a scifi book where planet wakes up and defends itself

3 votes

Sci-fi book series about the development of a lost colony over generations and a war with Earth

2 votes

first science fiction story that deals realistically with population genetics?