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29 votes
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30 or more years old short story about a creature that kills at distance

28 votes
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Old sci fi short story about weird acting rulers in a decrepit outpost and a lone bounty hunter that uncovers the truth, they are controlled by fungi

25 votes

Which was the first fictional work to bring up the concept of giant bugs?

19 votes

Where is Gormenghast?

18 votes
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Do interspecies couples exist in Zootopia?

17 votes
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Book with a ship that has its hull automatically repair

17 votes
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1950s Short Story/Novelette - "TK! TK! TK!"

16 votes

Children's novel about a boy and girl who slip back in time to the Roman days in England

11 votes
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What does "whip me" mean?

11 votes
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Cranks-Effing-Turners?

9 votes

Which was the first fictional work to bring up the concept of giant bugs?

9 votes

Why is Dors able to act in this scene?

8 votes

Which Sci-Fi work introduced the concept of speed-based time travel?

8 votes

Movie about space with monsters with rock tentacles/spider legs

8 votes
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Historicity or legendarity of Proud Walkers and basket-men burning in The Horned King (Prydain Chronicles, Lloyd Alexander)

7 votes
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Who are the characters depicted in this ERB bookplate?

7 votes
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What was the earliest reference to turnover maneuvers for constant-boost spaceships?

7 votes

SF Short Story — Mercy-Killing Telepath

7 votes
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What is meant by the term 'spinship' in Dan Simmons' Hyperion Cantos series?

6 votes

Name of sci-fi story about a favors-based, cashless society?

6 votes

Sci-fi film/TV show in which a bullet can chase people like a missile

6 votes

A fantasy novel under London

6 votes
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What is meant by the final sentence in "The Mound" by H.P. Lovecraft and Zealia Bishop?

6 votes

Is there any explanation for why Arthur Conan Doyle thought pterodactyls would be so horrifying?

6 votes

How did Curwen become a necromancer?

6 votes

Identifying a novel about floating islands, dragons, airships and a mysterious machine

5 votes
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Novel series with ritual cannibalism and flesh essential for life

5 votes
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What is the earliest work to have a species deliberately falsify its level of technology?

5 votes
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Novel about a human visiting a colonised planet where the natives are like humans with tails

4 votes

What are the Twelve Cities mentioned Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas