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Old September 27 2012, 09:23 PM   #64
Ian Keldon
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Re: Is fantasy more popular than science fiction? If so why?

CorporalCaptain wrote: View Post
If you want "real" fantasy tropes in Star Trek, how about referring to The Cage, in particular the castle on Rigel VII, for just one example. That was a typical fairy tail setting, with Pike even defending a princess. It was part fantasy within the story-line, but it was also based on events which Pike had just lived.
Because no one EVER builds castles in real life...

iguana_tonante wrote: View Post
Ian Keldon wrote: View Post
The Alcubierre drive math checks out. What we lack are metallurgy and energy production technology (at present).
So, still pretty implausible. Like orcs.
No, just not "do-able"...yet. "not yet achievable" =/= "implausable" or "fantasy" or any other such word.
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