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No, because the film is a retelling of quite real events. (The only fictional element in the script is a argument among the astronauts over who was responsible for the accident; everything else actually happened—although not necessarily as dramatically as in the movie.) It is therefore off topic, since there are no science fictional (or fantastic) elements,...


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I always felt that the implication that non-sapien hominids, such as Neanderthal, Erectus, etc..., had genetic memory as opposed to modern humans who instead evolved greater cognitive skill to replace that, placed that novel squarely in the realm of science fiction, or atleast speculative fiction based on forensic anthropology. This was a crucial, perhaps ...


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I was initially unsure whether the Jean M. Auel's Earth's Children novels would qualify as fantasy or alternate history when I answered the question. It looks like there is currently only one question about the series on the main site, and the Clan of the Cave Bear has only been suggested (incorrectly) once before as answer to a story-identification ...


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There's a couple of questions here. We'll unpack them one at a time. Should the Story-ID question be closed? I'm going to say no. The book series is certainly arguably on-topic (see below) which to my mind is sufficient to keep the question alive. It's well received and I can't see that there would be any benefit to removing it. Should The Clan of the Cave ...


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