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Is there an identifiable origin for the association of minotaurs with battle axes?

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Why are energy weapons seen as more acceptable in children's shows than guns that fire bullets?

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Had J. K. Rowling seen This Is Spinal Tap before writing Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone?

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Did Tolkien think about language evolution when the speakers are immortal?

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What does Aslan mean about being a bridge builder in our world?

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Are all instances of trolls turning to stone ultimately references back to Tolkien?

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In what adaptation of Return of the Jedi did Jabba brag about killing Jedi in the old days?

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Was there a particular reason for putting the driver's seat of Luke's landspeeder on the right?

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Was Lovecraft's "Shunned House" a real building?

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What is the reason for the adornments hidden under the dome of the hemispherical droid prop from A New Hope?

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What was the first work to show silicon-based life as "rocky"?

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What work originated the term "dark lord" as a conventionalized title for a preternatural overlord?

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What was the giant Time's new name in The Last Battle?

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Do non-speaking animals in Narnia have souls?

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Why is Rorschach's mask symmetrical?

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Did Tolkien ever comment on the inaccuracy of the inscription on the One Ring?

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Where did the mistaken idea of uncle Owen being Obi-Wan's brother originate?

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Are Shagrat and Gorbag really talking about "the old days" from personal experience?

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Trying to find short story about somebody who knew everyone on Earth

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Was the use of "puddle jumper" in the Stargate SG-1 episode "Moebius" a continuity error?

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What was the first work that used an earworm as a defense against a mental attack or probe?

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Was the Star Wars capital planet named "Coruscant" after this passage from Pebble in the Sky?

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What was the literary origin of the idea that in the far future the moon would get closer to the Earth?

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What religious (or political) differences is Gulliver talking about here?

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Seeking a story where a dead alien regrows as a plant from its grave

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What was Alderaan named after?

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Were the leaders of the Shire counselors of Arnor after the time of Sam, Merry, and Pippin?

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How identifiable is The Wall in The Handmaid's Tale?

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Short story about scientists who discover a way to end the world

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Dystopian novel in which an assassin falls in love with her target

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