Brave New Stories: History of Science Fiction – Part 1

Science fiction is a broad label, and falls under the even larger umbrella term speculative fiction, that can encompass a wide variety of stories with themes ranging from space travel to cloning dinosaurs. It may seem like a modern genre but its roots go back to ancient times. Chariots of Science Fiction: The Ancient World…

Delving into the Backstock: Part 5

Digging, digging, digging, we keep digging into the backstock. See where we started digging in Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4. Santos Jessica is an ex-FBI agent who comes home to bury her father and hunt for his killer; an old death cult has arisen; and a supernatural threat lurks in the shadows….

Top 10 Science Fiction Movies

This list could easily be a “Top 100” list and it was difficult to decide on just ten. Some titles like The Day the Earth Stood Still, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Thing, Fifth Element, 2001: A Space Odyssey and so many more were close to making the list. Here are what we think…

At the Gates of Dawn: History of Fantasy Literature – Part 3

In part one we looked at the earliest days of fantasy, and in part two we took our journey through the Era of Enlightenment to the Victorian Era. Now we wrap up our look at the history of fantasy literature in this post. Before Lord of the Rings Era Following the Victorian Era fantasy continued…

Top 10 Science Fiction Novels

Stela’s science fiction joins a long tradition. Here are some of what we feel are the greatest scifi novels of all time. Frankenstein Mary Shelley Considered the first science fiction novel by many, this classic tells the tale of Victor Frankenstein and the reanimated corpse he builds. It’s a tragic story of vengeance and retribution….