The Enderverse cannot be stopped, and new additions are still being added. Since my review of The First Formic War Trilogy two new trilogies are now in progress. A sequel to the first trilogy, The Swarm: The Second Formic War (again written by Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston) and Children of the Fleet (written solely by Orson Scott Card).
The top question was What prevents Asimov’s robots from locking all humans in padded cells for the humans protection? asked by budgiebeaks with the highest voted answer by PMar.
Mike Scott had the highest voted answer of the quarter for the question Why did Aragorn call this stranger father? asked by the-profile-that-was-promised.
How did Thanos beat Hulk so easily? had the highest views at 27931 asked by KyloRen.
Looking for a sci-fi/fantasy series of novels from 80’s involving tripods that cap children on the 13-14th birthday to control their minds asked by Derrk Miller with 15 up-votes and 8 down-votes.
When movies are set in the future and we eventually catch up with that future, it is fun to see what they got right and what they got wrong. The 1980s in particular seemed to have high expectations for the year 2019. Starting with…
Blade Runner (1982)
The movie is set in November, so we technically have eleven months to achieve some of this stuff, but here is what we were hoping for by 2019 from Blade Runner.
- Flying cars
- Off-world colonies
- Robots that can love us and kill us
The two top questions of the Quarter (both tied at 99 votes) were Is it possible to ruin one’s career by failing the Kobayashi Maru? and How do Star Trek viewscreens show perceivable depth? asked by Robert Columbia and RedCaio and answered by Dr Sheldon and Brian Ortiz (with the highest voted answer) respectively.
Alex had the highest voted answer to the question Why didn’t the Order of the Phoenix assist in hunting Horcruxes? asked by Ken_To_2018.
Is it possible to ruin one’s career by failing the Kobayashi Maru? has the most views (north of 30K) asked by Robert Columbia.
Can we identify all the characters in this “Ultimate Space Battle” poster? , asked by Egor Klyuchnyk, was most controversial, with 20 up-votes and 16 down-votes.