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Old 06-12-2014, 08:28 AM
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Speak to me only in Science Fiction

Okay, by now we all know how this type of thread works. You can use any science fiction source, novels, TV, short stories, movies, etc. Posts can be up to one paragraph long.


"You had a jumpship and you gave it away?"
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:34 AM
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It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire. During the battle, rebel spies managed to steal secret plans to the Empire's ultimate weapon, the Death Star, an armored space station with enough power to destroy an entire planet. Pursued by the Empire's sinister agents, Princess Leia races home aboard her starship, custodian of the stolen plans that can save her people and restore freedom to the galaxy...
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:36 AM
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:53 AM
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:57 AM
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:17 AM
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:33 AM
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:58 AM
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Old 06-12-2014, 10:18 AM
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A strange game. The only winning move is not to play. How about a nice game of chess?
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Old 06-12-2014, 11:17 AM
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No need to panic, my young friends. We all know there are no more living Cybermen. What you are seeing is a miracle. The 699th wonder of the Universe. As displayed before the Imperial court and only here to destroy you at chess. Careful now! An empty shell and yet it moves. How?

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Old 06-12-2014, 11:38 AM
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"You're in a desert, walking along in the sand when..."
"Is this the test now?"
"Yes. You're in a desert, walking along in the sand when all of a sudden you look down and see a..."
"What one?"
"What?"
"What desert?"
"Doesn't make any difference what desert... it's completely hypothetical."
"But how come I'd be there?"
"Maybe you're fed up, maybe you want to be by yourself...who knows. So you look down and see a tortoise. It's crawling toward you..."
"A tortoise. What's that?"
"Know what a turtle is?"
"Of course."
"Same thing."
"I never seen a turtle."

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Old 06-12-2014, 11:40 AM
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Old 06-12-2014, 12:00 PM
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Old 06-12-2014, 12:17 PM
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Don't mock me my friend. It's a condition of mental divergence. I find myself on the planet Ogo, part of an intellectual elite, preparing to subjugate the barbarian hordes on Pluto. But even though this is a totally convincing reality for me in every way, nevertheless Ogo is actually a construct of my psyche. I am mentally divergent, in that I am escaping certain unnamed realities that plague my life here. When I stop going there, I will be well. Are you also divergent, friend?
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Old 06-12-2014, 01:01 PM
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Old 06-12-2014, 01:29 PM
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"Sic transit mundus"
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Old 06-12-2014, 01:39 PM
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He's right. There isn't another way, there never was. Either I destroy my own people or let the universe burn.

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Old 06-12-2014, 02:01 PM
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Old 06-12-2014, 02:10 PM
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"Sic transit mundus"
"Sic transit gloria mundi... Tuesday is usually worse."
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Old 06-12-2014, 03:13 PM
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"Sir, the Arcturans have destroyed the remainder of the fleet. I sent a distress signal to all ships across the galaxy, BUT we're headed straight into their sun, and our engines are about to explode."
"I have not yet begun to fight. "
"Now would be a great time to start."
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Old 06-12-2014, 03:20 PM
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Old 06-12-2014, 04:11 PM
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Old 06-12-2014, 07:12 PM
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Listen to me. Just listen. The Daleks have no conscience. No mercy. No pity. They are my oldest and deadliest enemy. You cannot trust them.

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Old 06-12-2014, 07:45 PM
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:30 PM
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Old 06-12-2014, 08:36 PM
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I notice you're still working with polymers.
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:38 PM
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Old 06-13-2014, 02:54 AM
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Look around you—can you form some sort of rudimentary lathe?!
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:40 AM
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:42 AM
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Old 06-13-2014, 11:00 AM
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Old 06-13-2014, 11:09 AM
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And, incidentally, she's been doing this job since before I was born.
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Old 06-13-2014, 11:40 AM
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Old 06-13-2014, 03:09 PM
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There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
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Old 06-13-2014, 03:20 PM
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I created the Event Horizon to reach the stars, but she's gone much, much farther than that. She tore a hole in our universe, a gateway to another dimension. A dimension of pure chaos.
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Old 06-13-2014, 03:58 PM
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And that's... That's chaos theory.
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Old 06-13-2014, 05:50 PM
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Old 06-13-2014, 06:12 PM
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I was especially interested in the section on Arroway's video unit. The one that recorded the static? The fact that it recorded static isn't what interests me. What interests me is that it recorded approximately eighteen hours of it.
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Nyx sold her womb somewhere between Punjai and Faleen, on the edge of the desert.
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:06 PM
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:27 PM
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'Huh?' said Arthur.
'Huh?' said Trillian.
'That’s cool,' said Zaphod. 'We'll meet the meat.”

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Old 06-13-2014, 09:35 PM
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:37 PM
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Old 06-13-2014, 09:52 PM
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