I’ve noticed two schools of thought when it comes to fantasy spaceship operations. Tons of people Tons of automation On one hand… Who WERE all those people that Jean-Luc passed on the corridor? What were all those soldiers (meant to be) doing that got vented into space when a ship got destroyed on Battlestar Gallactica? … Continue reading Why ARE there so many people on that spaceship?
Why science fiction, you ask? Because it’s beautiful. Because, even in it’s insanity and implausibility, it’s a place that’s lovely to look at and astonishingly easy to use. I’m focusing on the beauty in this post because I just re-watched one of my favorite movies… Event Horizon. Event Horizon is the name of one of the … Continue reading The art of science fiction