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Dune: The Darkest Possible Future | What's Worse Than the Jihad?
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Dune: The Darkest Possible Future | What's Worse Than the Jihad?

In this video we discuss the darkest possible future that could have occurred in the Dune saga. This was a future foreseen by Leto II and potentially Paul Atreides as well. 🎤 Check out my NEW Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nj69PufS49U&t=1972s 👽 Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US 🎨 Art: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1C-E8d0_nI5TfRfJznCkoFPEHIfmU3IMJxooqcoboHqE/edit?usp=sharing 🎵 Music: https://www.youtube.com/@JamezDahlMusic 📚 Get These Books! https://amzn.to/3AQ0aSs Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF 🎥 Mentioned Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avDTnLp4cjY&t=203s 🎬 Other Playlist Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
Dying Humanity, Convergent Evolution, and The Web Children | Cage of Souls
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Dying Humanity, Convergent Evolution, and The Web Children | Cage of Souls

In this quick video, we discuss one of my favorite books I've read recently. Cage of Souls is an awesome book by Sci-fi Author Adrian Tchaikovsky, its themes include, ecology, accelerated evolution, and lost history. The highlight of this novel is definitely the world-building, as the book goes on we unravel the mystery of this world and how it came to be so hostile to human life. 👽 Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US The Podcast: https://cosmicchronicles.buzzsprout.com/ 🎨 Art: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/O8PVK 🎵 Music: https://www.youtube.com/@JamezDahlMusic 📚 Get These Books! Cage of Souls: https://amzn.to/3r1RmaG Children of Time: https://amzn.to/3qQ4KyP Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF 🎥 Mentioned Videos 🎬 Other Playlist Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
The Language Virus | Snow Crash
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The Language Virus | Snow Crash

The 1980s saw the birth of a new genre of science fiction, cyberpunk. William Gibson's "Neuromancer" ignited the spark, laying the foundation for a genre that would captivate the minds of readers and influence countless films, video games, and artworks. But every journey has its destination, and as we explore the vast landscape of cyberpunk literature, we discover that Neal Stephenson's "Snow Crash" marks a crucial turning point – the genre's pinnacle of development and the birth of a new element: satirical cyberpunk. "Neuromancer," a groundbreaking novel, introduced us to a world of hacking, virtual reality, and corporate control. It ushered in an era of gritty protagonists navigating through labyrinthine networks, confronting powerful entities, and questioning the boundaries between humanity and machines. The genre had taken its first steps, setting the tone for what would come next. Over time, cyberpunk flourished and evolved, weaving its way into the collective consciousness. A multitude of works explored the theme of technology's dark side, portraying futuristic dystopias filled with hackers, cyborgs, and mega-corporations. However, as the genre matured, its tropes became familiar, and its themes often echoed each other, leading some to believe that cyberpunk had exhausted its creative potential. And so, as the cyberpunk landscape reached its apex, "Snow Crash" in 1992 emerged on the scene. Neal Stephenson's satirical masterpiece provided a refreshing twist, signaling the genre's evolution into new territory. Satire, with its sharp wit and keen observations, became the tool of choice for Stephenson to dissect and critique the world he envisioned. As we journey alongside Hiro Protagonist and Y.T., we encounter a cyberpunk setting that deliberately exaggerates the genre's elements, creating a vibrant, almost cartoonish world that is both familiar and absurd. In "Snow Crash," we witness a society where corporate power and virtual realities intertwine, where information becomes a weapon and linguistics hold divine significance. Stephenson uses humor and irony to shine a light on society's absurdities and the dangers of unchecked technology, while still paying homage to the core cyberpunk ethos. 👽 Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US The Podcast: https://cosmicchronicles.buzzsprout.com/ 🎨 Art: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1FSyFths_nXrLukvql0ao3RcTN4IIYQjFn13g7tZsbXU/edit?usp=sharing 🎵 Music: https://www.youtube.com/@JamezDahlMusic 📚 Get These Books! https://amzn.to/441ztGz7&sr=8-1 Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF 🎥 Mentioned Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGW_7HTXuQo&t=1051s 🎬 Other Playlist Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
Neuromancer: The Origin of Cyberpunk | A Horrifying Dystopia
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Neuromancer: The Origin of Cyberpunk | A Horrifying Dystopia

Even if you are not familiar with Neuromancer by William Gibson you still technically have seen it, this is the case with many groundbreaking works of science fiction because tropes invented in books like Neuromancer have become standard in science fiction since, especially within the genre we now know as cyberpunk. Neuromancer is undeniably one of the most influential works of science fiction ever crafted. Credited with establishing the cyberpunk genre, alongside Ridley Scott's 1982 film Blade Runner, Gibson's masterpiece diverges from the far-future or galactic settings often explored in science fiction. Instead, it unfolds on Earth in the not-too-distant future, capturing a time when society grapples with the relentless pandemonium resulting from rapid technological and cultural changes and advancements. 👽 Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US The Podcast: https://cosmicchronicles.buzzsprout.com/ 🎨 Art: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GIX4e2zdvHj41xCtKLe0LUSIgS91jvR9v4xPojAzX9g/edit?usp=sharing 🎵 Music: https://www.youtube.com/@JamezDahlMusic 📚 Get These Books! https://amzn.to/3pEjqAA Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF 🎥 Mentioned Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bURTbf4jKAs 🎬 Other Playlist Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
The War at the Beginning of Time | Revelation Space
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The War at the Beginning of Time | Revelation Space

Alastair Reynolds' Revelation Space series stands as a masterpiece within the realm of space opera, captivating readers with its expansive world-building and mind-bending science fiction concepts. In this video, we embark on a deep exploration of yet another intriguing concept from this series—an enigma that delves into the early stages of cosmic civilization within the vast expanse of the universe. Brace yourself as we unravel the mysterious origins of an ancient race of lifeforms, whose existence now lingers only in the form of scattered machines spanning the galaxy, designed with one sole and devastating purpose. However, I must issue a word of caution: this video contains some significant spoilers for the intricate lore of the Revelation Space Saga. If you are averse to having any aspect of this captivating series spoiled for you, I implore you to click away. However, if spoilers don't deter you or if you have already delved into the gripping narrative of at least the first book, then join me on this journey of discovery. Let us embark upon our odyssey by delving into the very fabric of the universe itself. In the cosmic overture, there existed the singularity—a point of infinite density that held within it the entirety of existence. In an awe-inspiring instant, a matter of “plank” time, this singularity expanded exponentially, swiftly encompassing the size of our solar system and then spiraling outward to encompass the entirety of our galaxy. As this cosmic symphony unfolded, particles of matter and antimatter were released, engaging in a cataclysmic dance of annihilation upon collision. Yet, in the cosmic scales of fate, matter emerged triumphant, for it possessed a slight advantage over its antimatter counterpart, that being that there was simply slightly more matter than antimatter. Thus, the surviving matter laid the foundations for the intricate tapestry of our universe, persisting through the eons to the present day. This primal clash of matter and antimatter marked the genesis of the first war—a conflict that reverberated throughout the corridors of time. However, the universe is not solely a stage for astrophysics; it holds much more within its vast tapestry. Within the pages of the Revelation Space series, we learn of the Dawn War—a conflict of unprecedented magnitude that reverberated across the Milky Way galaxy. No galactic war in the billion years that followed could ever hope to rival its monumental scale and profound impact. The Dawn War extended its vast tendrils across countless civilizations, stretching its shadowy grip to encompass myriad worlds. Its ferocious embrace endured for an inconceivable span of time, leaving no involved party unscathed and many civilizations entirely erased from existence. As the cosmic sands of time ebbed and flowed, an uncountable number of beings and cultures were lost to the eternal obscurity of forgotten history. 👽 Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US 🎙️ The New Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gGFeUtuzPE&t=6s 🎨 Art: 🎵 Music: https://www.youtube.com/@JamezDahlMusic 📚 Get These Books! https://amzn.to/4441cHp Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF 🎥 Mentioned Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Em5gZ5T5KwM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjoICDmv4oM 🎬 Other Playlist Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
Dune: The Emperor's Weakness
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Dune: The Emperor's Weakness

In the Dune Universe the power of the padishah emperor Shaddam the IV rests on his wealth, his influence in the Landsraad, and his Sardaukar army. The emperor is one of the most powerful individuals in the known universe. His wealth comes from the fact that his house, the house of Corrino, holds a majority of shares in the Choam company, also known as the Combine Honnete Ober Advancer Mercantiles. Choam company facilitates all interstellar sales in the galaxy, this essentially meant that Choam controlled the sale of spice and the emperor got a hefty portion of each sale. The Landsraad, of course, was made up of the Great Houses of the Imperium, this included, House Atreides, House Harkonnen, and others, the emperor was at the head of the Landsraad. He had the sole power to grant and remove fiefdoms of the planets throughout the imperium. Earlier in the book Dune House Atreides is given the fiefdom over Arrakis at the command of the emperor. The Sardaukar themselves were known to be some of the most brutal warriors in the galaxy. Their strength came from the harsh realities of the planet in which they were trained, a prison world known as Salusa Secundus. The world had a degree of hostility comparable to the world of Arrakis. All of these elements contributed to the emperor's power, His wealth, his military, his influence. But what are the emperor's weaknesses? 👽 Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US 🎨 Art: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-DoVX1YW0Rw7uGW06pcwSm3DWHENWqnXHNjAlf8KMtQ/edit?usp=sharing 🎵 Music: https://www.youtube.com/@JamezDahlMusic 📚 Get These Books! https://amzn.to/3AQ0aSs Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF 🎥 Mentioned Videos 🎬 Other Playlist Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
The Greatest Mysteries In The Dune Series
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The Greatest Mysteries In The Dune Series

In this video, we will discuss some of the biggest mysteries in the Dune Saga. Keep in mind that this video will have some spoilers for the Dune series. 👽 Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US 🎨 Art: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13KjiWgkJfD61RvNNjW4Wazhww8mf5Cj0LjIKc5e1aA0/edit?usp=sharing 🎵 Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yIUzpE1NWPw 📚 Get These Books! https://amzn.to/3AQ0aSs https://amzn.to/3HKc04k Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF 🎥 Mentioned Videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXZJ1FxK2-M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJUXlWLkzvM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb9ktYH-bXs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6q6a1-DwEg&pp=ygULZ3JlYXQgZW5lbXk%3D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avDTnLp4cjY&pp=ygULZ3JlYXQgZW5lbXk%3D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTBwq4psrdk 🎬 Other Playlist Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
The Disappearance of The Andromeda Galaxy | House of Suns
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The Disappearance of The Andromeda Galaxy | House of Suns

In this video, we discuss "House of Suns" by Alastair Reynolds. This book has some of the coolest science fiction ideas that I've encountered. The work of Reynolds is absolutely riveting. In this video, we discuss the "Vigilance" an ancient race of "Humans" who seem to have knowledge about one of the greatest mysteries in their universe, the disappearance of the Andromeda galaxy. 👽 Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US 🎨Art: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/Lr45v 🎵Music: https://www.youtube.com/@JamezDahlMusic 📚Get These Books! https://amzn.to/427Iv4K Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Thanks for watching! I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
The Other Universes | Three Body Problem Series
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The Other Universes | Three Body Problem Series

The Remembrance of Earth’s Past Trilogy is one of the best sets of speculative science fiction books to appear in recent years. The Trilogy explores themes surrounding both the human will to survive, and the potential of mankind to inflict harm upon itself rather than band together in the face of a greater threat. Another major theme is our place in the universe and assumptions about the cosmos and our lack of actual concrete knowledge about it. Because of its exploration of these themes, the Remembrance of Earth's Past is one of the most existentially terrifying series of the modern era. I’ve covered several aspects of the series in videos that can be found linked in a playlist below. In this video specifically, we will discuss the ending of the final book in the trilogy, Death’s End. This video will have spoilers for all three books in the series. 🎨Art: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1iaaVu7iv4yE410hjl4_bonyxG6lw0Stjg6rkqmsrhJs/edit?usp=sharing 🎵Music: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_lnAaDG--fy42ZBADfojPyDTnUTQajwt9I 📚Get These Books! https://amzn.to/3LQvM0G Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Thanks for watching! Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
The Other Humans | Frank Herbert's Hellstrom's Hive
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The Other Humans | Frank Herbert's Hellstrom's Hive

Hellstrom's Hive is a 1973 novel by Dune author, Frank Herbert. What does Frank Herbert have to say in this speculative work of science fiction about who wins the soul of humanity? 🎨Art: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1d1nqzB5uJ-bQTd-inru_LZpdH1rDfPDvLQAZW99UGSE/edit?usp=sharing 🎵Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUtsuqv660Y 📚Get This Book: https://amzn.to/3VsfbU7 Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Thanks for watching! Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
The Horror of the Conscious Disease | Blood Music
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The Horror of the Conscious Disease | Blood Music

Blood music by Greg Bear is a short science fiction novel broken into five sections which vary in length. The Interphase, The Prophase, The Metaphase, The Anaphase, Telophase and The Interphase: Thought Universe. Blood Music was published fully in 1985, the entire novel takes place over the course of less than a year, something was introduced to earth, a kind of infection, it changes human kind, forcing evolution. This video will have spoilers for Blood Music so if spoilers is a thing you care about you might not want to watch this video. This book deals with themes surrounding the concept of Grey Goo and nanotechnology, it also deals with the concepts of consciousness, reality, artificial intelligence, and the integration of technology and biological life. Blood Music also explores some similar themes to Childhood’s End by Arthur C Clarke and Blindsight by Peter Watts, both of which I’ve also covered on this channel. In my video on the Hegemonizing swarm in Ian Banks Culture series we also specifically discuss the concept of “Grey Goo ''. The themes explored in this novel have been explored in many other science fiction books, but this book specifically highlights the horrors that could potentially arise from bioengineering and also contains elements of body horror. 🎵Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUtsuqv660Y&t=2s 📚Get Thhis Book: https://amzn.to/3mC57Li Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Thanks for watching! Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
The Twisted Secret of Area X | Annihilation Trilogy
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The Twisted Secret of Area X | Annihilation Trilogy

The Southern Reach is a science fiction trilogy by author Jeff VanderMeer, some weeks ago I released a video covering the first book in the series, Annihilation. Annihilation, which was adapted into a film in 2018, introduces to us the mystery of Area X. Though the first book excellently sets the stage for one of the most authentic cosmic horror tales since HP Lovecraft, the mysteries of the series really unfold in the following two books, Authority, and Acceptance. Each of the books were released in 2014 just months apart from each other. Now that I've finished the entire trilogy my recommendation is to read them as a single book, as the three together tell a complete story. These three books definitely make up one of the most mind bending trilogies that I've read in the last few years. In this video we will journey beyond the border into the mind breaking corridor of Area X. What is the secret of Area X, why is it here, what does it want? What is the otherworldly creature known as the “Crawler” who etched its eerie sermon along the walls of the tunnel referred to as the tower? What role did the lighthouse keeper play in all these strange events, and what are the motives of the mysterious organizations the Seance and Science Brigade, and the Southern Reach? This series is one of the most interesting cosmic horror stories that I’ve read, it maintains its mystery but provides satisfying answers to many of the primary questions, for those that look hard enough. In my opinion this Trilogy can be seen almost as a retelling of HP Lovecraft’s the color out of space, essentially it is a first contact story, and like the color out of space, it points out that our definition of life might be quite limited. Given the vastness of the universe, who knows what strange forms may come into existence, and who can say how contact with life on earth would affect said entities, and what effect they may have on us. For reasons that remain obscure it all began, at least from the perspective of earth, along the forgotten shore, a shore that had long been known to conjure twisted stories among its inhabitants; there were plenty of eerie whispers about things seen and heard. Something happened there 30 years prior to the events of Annihilation, the "Event", in present day the place is devoid of human life and nature has reclaimed it, it is now Area X. This video will contain major spoilers for the southern reach trilogy so if you haven’t read them and spoilers are a thing you care about, I suggest you pause this video and come back to it after you've read the series. Otherwise continue forward. 🎨Art: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Qh8CMOM7TUMwdcqTXhyN0XxuDiYPyeIAdfWHgIcBrfg/edit?usp=sharing 🎵Music: AREA X - https://youtu.be/mUtsuqv660Y 🎵 Gilgamesh - https://youtu.be/D5kzGiKE1AI 🎥First Area X Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsFFPLHQi2A&t=2s 📚GET THESE BOOKS: https://amzn.to/3Mk9kx5 Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Thanks for watching! Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
Is God A Virus? | Echopraxia
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Is God A Virus? | Echopraxia

Echopraxia is a book set in one of the most interesting sci-fi universes that I have covered on this channel. It is technically a sequel to Blindsight, but it is not necessary that you read Blindsight to understand Echopraxia. Echopraxia is set in the late 21 century. About 14 years after man’s first contact with alien life. This book brings up one of the most interesting concepts I’ve ever encountered in any sci-fi book ever. And that is the concept of the “Digital Universe” and God as a Virus. Now this is a concept that comes from the field of digital physics, which keep in mind is all theoretical. It is based on the premise that the universe is pure mathematics at its base, every event that occurs can be thought of as a kind of computation. This could mean that the universe is a simulation, but that is not necessary for the idea to work. The universe could itself be a giant computer, physics would be its software and matter, its hardware. Every movement of an electron would be a calculation in that vast supercomputer. In some models of the Digital Universe, matter itself is merely an instantiation of numbers. Get Echopraxia: https://amzn.to/3Cez1cF Get blindsight: https://amzn.to/3IWatsN My other videos on this series: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcF9_xuNSF8c-NPM29qXxSj Art: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1f09FgJsBbvvS1AYIp19fplHGDFXKS23dDq2Bv7UpJ3k/edit?usp=sharing Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3GvHMd_OJs Quinn's Discord: https://discord.gg/uGx4WsjVCZ FOLLOW QUINN ON TWITTER: Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Quinn's New Graphic Novel: https://www.quinnhoward.net/theliebehindthestar Three-Body Playlist: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfIzEhovpQJ2ENiNvJoOD2A H.P. Lovecraft Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUcMoc_ZljrDbgrRi3x_CLYD Hyperion Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUfgKLf-CBr5VCC2xM0qX8Xh Dune Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUdsgN_vFaZmfjc6bXxPqajV Foundation Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRXGGVBzHLUeQMsBkZJ72aIIG8nR-No6J Buy Quinn's Comic Books: https://www.quinnhoward.net/shop Quinn's Website: https://www.quinnhoward.net Thanks for watching! Please consider supporting this channel on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ideasoficeandfire or PAYPAL - https://paypal.me/QuinnsIdeas?locale.x=en_US I NOW HAVE A SUBREDDIT: https://www.reddit.com/r/IdeasofIceandFire/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/IDEASOFICE_FIRE Like me on Facebook!: https://www.facebook.com/IOIAF Feel free to leave a comment like and subscribe! Thanks For Watching!
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