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Old January 31st, 2012, 11:40 PM
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Default Re: The general purpose sci-fi movie thread

For me if the story takes place in alternate reality that in of itself doesn't make it science fiction. Now if there was travel between 2 or more realities than perhaps it gets to be science fiction.

How that travel is done, that is another matter, if using a blue flying Maui style pidgen talking dragon, that's fantasy. If using a 19th century locomotive, that's steampunk. For a military themed story perhaps the use of Nimitz class carrier whos reactor has scrammed might fit the need. And to include the space opera theme into this it might be a ship powered by the all powerful Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator might work provided a certain grey colored lifeform doesn't interfere with you.
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