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How would sentient intelligent, normal-sized mice fight against humans?
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their opponents are a human army and kingdom Are the rats targeting only the royalty and their loyal army, or the entire kingdom along with its citizens etc.? If the former, an effective way would be ...

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Why would a country with high population suffer from low manpower?
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The country has political feuds growing with a nearby nation but doesn't have enough troops to challenge their military This could be due to various factors: Other country has a bigger army: Your ...

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Why are interstellar colonists lone rangers?
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they have internal environmental systems that can keep people alive for as long as their lives are without maintenance Even with the best resource optimization, this will be a lot of mass to shuttle ...

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Reason why dimensional travelling would be restricted
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Think of high altitude acclimatization of mountain climbers, or people such as Nepali natives being accustomed to the oxygen deficiency (and their bodies able to compensate for it) far better than ...

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Suitable real world critters for a causing mayhem (disabling comm and defense systems) via catapult?
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Timeframes are going to be medium or long term in all cases Animals need time to do their sabotage work, so its assumed that they will have a few months to a year to soften up the city and disable ...

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Why would an AI overlord want to give their robot citizens emotion?
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The denizens of the empire are loyal robots who will support their overlord, and could do so just as well without any emotions. However, the central governing AI knows there are other empires to ...

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How can a Dragon keep humanity in check?
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Its too time consuming to keep clearing these humans yourself, and as a long-lived dragon its better to just take a few years or decades and develop a good permanent countermeasure to deal with your ...

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Earth like planet with two moon like satellites
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You have an entire moon made up of mysterious hyper-efficient fuel material, unless its a plutonium lodestone for a high tech civilization this doesn't sound like a hard science setting where you need ...

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Infantry weapons, or why are there people running around down there anyway?
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Defences can be hardened or hidden vs orbital bombardment At the onset of war, the defending planet will get devastated from orbital bombardment. Because this is a common occurrence, it means that ...

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Is there a reason a flying species can't use lighter than air gas to help provide lift?
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If a flying species wanted to use a lifting gas as part of its biology, a major problem would be finding a source that is accessible on the surface. After all, being 'lighter than air' any free H, He, ...

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If time travel is possible in the future, no matter how distant, why haven't they come back to tell us?
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Somehow, no one brought up a simple fact that it would cost more energy to jump further in time or space. Just because you can jump 2 feet on a pogo stick, doesn't mean you could cross a city on it. ...

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Is full VR immersion plausible?
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control a virtual self or physical thing (such as a robot) as well as they would control their own body, without also moving their own body To what extent do you expect the user's physical body to ...

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Create a world where Necromancy isn't considered as an "evil" type of magic
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Nothing about 'raising the dead' is inherently evil, however it tends to use objects (dead bodies) that have emotional connections to people and hence society views it in a negative manner. In your ...

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How to secretly harvest/farm human beings as a primary food supply?
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What timeframe is this going to happen? You could possibly retrofit a bunch of scenarios into human history related to alien harvesting: Aliens arrive during the Middle Ages. To fulfil their urgent ...

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What would the effects be on the wildlife of an isolated island without direct sunlight? What might it take to have large lifeforms?
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Photosynthesis for plants, and solar protection for animals (melanin, dark fur etc.) are both useless in this region due to the lack of sunlight. I doubt that 5000 years is enough to evolve out any ...

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