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Questions 581: Soul Eaters

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Today we introduce a series of questions from high school student Jason doing on a project on expertise, who asks: “I’m writing a story in which one can steal powers from those they kill. What fictional or real-world sources can I draw from?”

Questions 511: The Forgotten Mid-Apocalypse

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Robert asks: With so many post-apocalyptic stories out there, why are there so few about the collapse of civilizations?

Resources Mentioned:
A Boy and His Dog, by Harlan Ellison
On The Beach by Nevil Shute
Farnham’s Freehold, by Robert A. Heinlein
The Earth Abides by George R. Stewart
Aztec by Gary Jennings
Taliesin by Stephen R. Lawhead
Mad Max
The Quiet Earth
Prey by Michael Crichton
1491 by Charles C. Mann